Adventurey, LLC, producers of the first independent United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships announced today a partnership with Operation Enduring Warrior, naming Operation Enduring Warrior as the Official Charity Partner of the inaugural event.
As part of the partnership, a portion of event profits will be awarded to Operation Enduring Warrior to support their mission to honor, empower and motivate America’s wounded military service members. Additionally, Adventurey will launch numerous marketing initiatives in support of the partnership and athletes will also be encouraged to donate to Operation Enduring Warrior during the registration process.
“We at Operation Enduring Warrior are delighted to announce the great honor of selection as the 2017 USOCRC Charity Partner,” said Kelly Farmer, VP of Communication for Operation Enduring Warrior. “Together, our organizations seek to promote the esprit de corps so overwhelmingly abundant in both the widely-popular obstacle racing and rapidly-expanding adaptive sport communities. Framed in the true beauty of the human spirit and encouraging the expansive personal growth of every individual who has ever lived in the shadow of limitations, our partnership solidifies the racing world’s own adaptability toward a world of inclusion and unity.”
“We are extremely honored and humbled to have Operation Enduring Warrior as our Official Charity Partner for the inaugural United States OCR Championships,” said event Co-Founder Brett Stewart. “Nothing is more American than supporting those who selflessly dedicate their lives to defending our liberties both home & abroad, and we are honored to do anything we can to help OEW continue their mission to help wounded service members overcome any obstacle.”
About the United States Obstacle Course Racing Championships:
The U.S. Obstacle Course Racing Championships is America’s first independent championship event for the sport of Obstacle Course Racing. It is a singular event created by a team of race organizers and industry supporters that pits America’s best athletes against one another in the most challenging and competitive obstacle course racing event in the nation. Held Labor Day weekend (Sept. 2 and 3) at Y.O. Ranch Headquarters in Mountain Home, Texas, the event features three and 15-kilometer competitions for both professional and amateur athletes.
About Operation Enduring Warrior:
Operation Enduring Warrior is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor, empower and motivate America’s wounded military service members. Our physical, mental and emotional rehabilitative cycle is modeled to overcome adversity and hardship through innovation, teamwork and perseverance; ultimately enabling the lives of our Wounded Warriors to go in directions they once thought impossible.
Operation Enduring Warrior (OEW) was granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service functioning as a charity under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to the organization are deductible as charitable contributions. We are a 100% volunteer-run organization.