Behind the Brick: Creekside Veterans Club

Behind the Brick: Creekside Veterans Club

When the Creekside Veterans Club launched less than a year ago, they knew right away that they wanted to become a philanthropic organization that raised money to benefit other veteran organizations. “We decided to focus on three local nonprofits, Hero’s...
Behind the Brick: Warrenton VFW Post 9835

Behind the Brick: Warrenton VFW Post 9835

On May 19, 1948, 90 local World War I and II veterans banded together as Charter members of the Fauquier County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9835 in Warrenton, Virginia.  In April 1974, the Post was re-named in honor of WWII veteran (and past Post Commander)...
Taking Things in Stride: The Final Recap from RFH 2021 Challenge

Taking Things in Stride: The Final Recap from RFH 2021 Challenge

December 5 marked our 12th marathon and the completion of our goal to run one marathon every month in 2021 to raise awareness to our older veterans’ needs. Running for Heroes chose to run a race in Washington D.C. that supported the EOD Warrior Foundation (Explosive...
Thousands of miles to better housing for aging veterans

Thousands of miles to better housing for aging veterans

On Dec. 5, Rick Heppard and Bobby Brooks, better known as Running for Heroes, will run the 2021 EOD Warrior Holiday Dash 7K, Half and Full Marathon on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in D.C. It will be their 12th marathon this calendar year. They laced up in 20-degree...
Running for Heroes is still on the run

Running for Heroes is still on the run

Since the year isn’t over, we are still running! Our trip up to Washington’s Crossing for the Bucks County Marathon was a really good one. We were very lucky with the weather. It was cold but not bitter when we started. The later 9:00 a.m. start gave us a...