Joggin’ for Frogmen booked for May
Thousands upon thousands of men and women serve in the military who’s dedication is oftentimes not the only thing surrendered for their country.
While there are countless relief programs for soldiers who have returned home, there are also ones for families of the ones who don’t.
Inspired by the US Navy Seals, nicknamed frogmen, Joggin’ for Frogmen is a series of 5k races that honor and raise funds for the Naval Special Warfare community and their families.
Through sponsorship and donations, each race raises funds for the immediate and ongoing support for families of Navy Seals in times of tragedy.
The majority of people affected by the loss of a fallen Navy Seal are single mothers. This event helps raise funds to help them out well after the incident whether that means helping them go back to college or receive the counseling that they need.
Joggin’ for Frogmen has raised over $700,000 since 2012 with 100 percent of proceeds go towards the Navy Seal Foundation.
“Because we are rural we are small in numbers, but we have an overwhelming support system when it comes to raising funds,” said Imperial race coordinator Kelsey Owens.
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