Carry The Fallen - Tampa, FL

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Where: 100 Alderman Ford Park Dr, Plant City, FL 33567

Contact: carrythefallen@activeheroes.org

These Carry The Fallen team hiking events build camaraderie, wellness, morale and connects military families with supporters and peer mentors. 

Participants carry weight to symbolize the emotional weight that many veterans might carry after war. Everyday, 22 veterans their own lives and Active Heroes is working towards reducing these numbers with these programs: free optional national activities, national resources and peer mentors, the Active Heroes Retreat Center and the Active Heroes Community Center where free activities help to heal post traumatic stress disorder. 

REGISTER FOR FREE (Military Family Members and Military Personal) or register to BECOME AN ACTIVE HEROES AMBASSADOR (Everyone is welcome) for $50 or upgrade to the Tech-shirt for $75 and you will be sent the shirt, bumper sticker, refrigerator magnet, brochures and an Ambassador thumbdrive. Please note that the Ambassador Package Shirt changes often.

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Earn great prizes for fundraising to assist Active Heroes, a 501c3 charity: 

Active Heroes patch...................................... $100 
Active Heroes water bottle............................ $500
Active Heroes dog tags ................................. $1,000
Special coin................................................... $1,500
Active Heroes camouflage hat ...................... $2,000 
Active Heroes medal..................................... $2,500 
Engraved wood from retreat ......................... $5,000
Customized message sign at the retreat ....... $7,500
Travel to retreat or send a militaryfamily of choice to the retreat ...................... $15,000 

Carry as much weight that you can carry for the entire march but make sure you don't over do it for safety. Please wear an Active Heroes or Carry The Fallen shirt to the event to help spread awareness about reducing veteran suicide through Active Heroes. You can find more shirts and gear at: www.activeheroesstore.org.

Safety is very important. Depending on your hiking event the terrain might be on roadways and traffic can be present. Children are allowed to the event but please keep an eye on them for safety. Flashing lights or reflectors belts are encouraged for early morning hiking or night time events. bring plenty of water, sports drinks with no excess sodium, first aide kit and energy snacks. Bathroom breaks are generally planned but keep in mind that Team Leaders are working to keep everyone together to accomplish the long distance event, so stops won’t be frequent unless of medical emergencies.

Above all, the Carry the Fallen events are extremely fun and the entire family can join.

Learn more about the Active Heroes programs at www.ActiveHeroes.org

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