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Fort Campbell 2014 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour “Love Your Heart” event February 22nd

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – The 2014 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) will kick off with “Love Your Heart” on February 22nd. The “Love Your Heart” event will include a health fair, 10K, 5K and Fun Run.

This event will take place at Freedom Fighters Physical Fitness Center with same day registration open from 7:30am to 8:30am. The health fair will be open from 8:00am to 3:00pm and there is no fee to attend the health fair.

“Love Your Heart” Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour 2014 Event at Fort Campbell

“Love Your Heart” Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour 2014 Event at Fort Campbell

We will also be holding our rescheduled Winter Wonderland this day. There will be free ice skating, a giant snow globe, and inflatables set up outside Freedom Fighters PFC, as well as other fun activities for the entire Family.

Divisions in the 10K and 5K are WTU, and female and male age divisions of: age 20 and under, 21 to 30, 31 to 40, 41 to 50, and 51 and over.

First place medals will be presented to the top finishing WTU Soldier and to the overall male and female in both the 10K and 5K races. First, second and third place medals will be presented to the top three finishers in each age division of the 10K and 5K races.

“Love Your Heart” Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour 2014 EventThe awards ceremony will be held at 11:00am inside Freedom Fighters PFC. The Fun Run will begin at 9:00am with the 10K starting at 9:30am and the 5K will start at 9:35am.

On-line registration is available at www.fortcampbellmwr.com/ECFT until February 20th. Those who register on-line will be able to pick up their race packets at Cole Park Commons on February 21st from 11:00am to 1:30pm.

The cost to participate in the 10K or the 5K is $10.00 for early registration and $15.00 for same day registration; there is no fee to participate in the Fun Run but registration is required in order to count this event toward the overall ECFT medal.

The Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) is a series of ten monthly events that will take place from February through November 2014. These events are designed to provide our military community, as well as Oak Grove, Hopkinsville, and Clarksville, with opportunities for a fun and healthy active lifestyle.

The events are designed for all ages, with components for children, wounded warriors and disabled Civilians, competitive adults and those who are just beginning their journey to fitness. All events are open to everyone in our communities, both inside and outside the gates of Fort Campbell.

At the end of the program, in November, everyone completing eight out of ten events will receive a Commander’s Gold Medal; six out of ten will receive a Silver Medal; and four out of ten will receive a Bronze Medal.

Our next ECFT event will be the USO Fort Campbell, 10-Miler, 5K and Fun Run on March 15th. More information about ECFT can be found at www.fortcampbellmwr.com, www.facebook.com/fortcampbellmwr, and in issues of our monthly MWR Life for Families and MWR Life for Single Soldiers magazines.

For more information about the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour, please email ECFT@fortcampbellmwr.com .


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