Number Seven in the Books

“We couldn’t have asked for better weather,” said Rick Heppard, veteran, Operation Enduring Freedom. It was a cool and cloudy morning. The runners began at 6am, with the sun just coming up. “I was a little worried that it would be a really...
Running for Heroes Needs Your Support!

Running for Heroes Needs Your Support!

Having run four monthly marathons since January 2021, both Bobby Brooks and Rick Heppard are beginning to feel the strain of their endeavor with minor injuries and fatigue. This past weekend they ran the Gettysburg Festival of Races. While the weather was perfect and...
Running for Heroes March Marathon for Vietnam Veterans

Running for Heroes March Marathon for Vietnam Veterans

Running for Heroes finished their third marathon this weekend in recognition of Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29. Their goal is to run 12 marathons in 2021 to raise $26,200 for the Veteran’s Village. “Overall, our time is staying pretty consistent. I felt the miles in...
Checking In With Our Runners: Marathon #2

Checking In With Our Runners: Marathon #2

This weekend, Rick Heppard and Bobby Brooks completed their second marathon, on their way to 12 marathons in 2021 to raise $26,200 for the Hero’s Bridge Veterans Village. While the forecast looked bleak, the runners postponed their start time for a few hours and...