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Event Date:
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Event Location:
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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5th Annual Victory Run

Join us for the 5th year of this Joint Race between the Northern Blair Recreation Center and Victory Therapeutic Horsemanship in 2019!


The NBC Rec Center is very proud to partner with Victory Therapeutic Horsemanship for our 5th Annual Victory Run. VTH is one of the few therapeutic organizations serving veterans exclusively with a program designed for service members of every generation. VTH is proud to provide veterans in Central PA a much needed equine therapy program at absolutely no cost. 

All races will start and end at NBC Rec Center with a .45 pistol shot. The 10K route and 5k routes take place in the scenic countryside and peaceful neighborhoods surrounding the NBC Rec Center, providing runners with a fun, challenging course.

Both runs & 2 mile walk will give participants the opportunity to honor a beloved veteran. If you pre-register for this race we will display the name of the individual you wish to recognize along the route. Ribbons will be provided to wear the day of the race to show your support. 

Event details and schedule

Team registration is available for this event! Packet pick-up and registration is 7-8 AM on Saturday and the Race begins at 8:30 AM.

Many, many door prizes are going to be raffled from event sponsors. Small games of chance license number 2019-101.

One of the beautiful VTH horses will be on location during the race for photos.

Event finishers will receive a logo medallion and top finishers will receive an additional "place" medallion. 


This course is entirely on cement road and thus, running strollers are welcome. It is early October so we could experience chilly weather, please dress accordingly. 

Participants may park at the Rec Center. Family and friends are encouraged to park behind the Rec Center in the soccer field parking lot. 


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