Run for Wounded Heroes fundraiser set for April 26

The Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Club of Penn State Altoona is hosting a 10-K/5-K race at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26. The course begins and ends on campus and winds through the streets and roads of Altoona.

The entrance fee is $20 with all proceeds benefiting the Pittsburgh branch of the Fisher House Foundation. The Fisher House provides military families with housing close to a loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease or injury received during combat operations

Registration can be done online at or on the day of the race. The first 150 registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants should arrive by 9 a.m. A children’s 1-mile run will also take place following the 10-K/5-K. There will be awards for top finishers, and a check presentation to Fisher House representatives. Community members may make donations the day of the race. 

Primanti Brothers is the sponsor of the Run for Wounded Heroes.

Last Updated March 24, 2014