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Join the Marine Raider Foundation as we “Race to the Base” from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina to Camp Pendleton, California, or from Camp Pendleton, California to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina – travel East to West or West to East!  You choose your mileage goal – “Coast to Coast” for 2,278 miles or “Meet Me Halfway” for 1,139 miles.  Choose your non-motorized mode of transportation and keep track of your mileage – you can hike, run, cycle, swim, row, walk, ski – anything that involves your heart and lungs as the engine!  You can even convert your day-to-day activities to miles using this handy chart – how cool is that? https://extension.tennessee.edu/cannon/Documents/FCS/conversion%20chart.pdf

Registration is FREE!  Earn some great swag by setting up your fundraising page and asking friends and family to help keep you motivated by donating to your campaign.  Fundraising incentives include:

  • A Marine Raider Foundation custom wristband for raising $250
  • A Marine Raider Foundation custom Under Armour race shirt that honors MARSOC’s fallen heroes for raising $500
  • A Marine Raider Foundation custom baseball cap for raising $750
  • Sunglasses courtesy of event sponsor Oakley for raising $1,000
  • A Marine Raider Foundation race kit (cycling, triathlon or running) for raising $2,000

We will also have drawings for giveaways for participants who raise a minimum of $500 throughout the “Race to the Base” virtual challenge, as well as awards to the Top 5 fundraisers and some fun “Challenge within the Challenge” competitions (including Top 3 Male and Female Finishers to complete their 2,278 miles)!

The Marine Raider Foundation “Race to the Base” virtual challenge gives you a fun, safe and healthy way to join the Foundation in “Helping those who have sacrificed the most.”  Join the Marine Raider Foundation’s family of amazing individuals, businesses and organizations who are committed to making a difference and supporting Marine Raiders and their families! Team work makes the dream work, folks – let’s do this!