Impact a Hero and KPRC’s Sports Director will host the 7th Annual Impact a Hero 5K Walk, Run, and Wheel. This year, Impact a Hero anticipates more than 2,000 runners, including 50 of our wounded heroes.
Special guests Houston Texans Head Football Coach Gary Kubiak and several of his coaches and players will participate with our wounded heroes.
The weekend will begin with the 5K Walk, Run, and Wheel on Saturday, June 4, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m., at Mercer Stadium, 16403 Lexington, Sugar Land. The Kids’ 1K Race will take place during the 5K Walk, Run, and Wheel. Children will have fun running with Texan’s Toro.
Also on Saturday, June 4, at 7 p.m., Impact a Hero Concert will feature Chase Nease in the Plaza at Sugar Land Town Square. This year the Mayor of Sugar Land, Jimmy Thompson, will honor and present each veteran with a proclamation from the City of Sugar Land.
On Sunday, June 5, at 5 p.m., the Impact a Hero Hall of Fame Gala Dinner will be held at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel located in Sugar Land Town Square.
The weekend will conclude Monday, June 6, 10 a.m., with the Impact a Hero Golf Challenge at Champions Golf Club, in Houston, The Honorary Chairman is Jackie Burke.
Impact a Hero gives citizens an opportunity to join celebrities in thanking our severely wounded servicemen and women for sacrificing their minds, bodies, and sometimes their lives.
Visit www.active.com/donate/impactahero for more information.
Impact a Hero is a non-partisan 501-(C3) organization of individuals and corporations dedicated to providing emotional and financial support for the severely wounded or disabled veterans returning home from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, and their families.