Monday, October 18, 2010

Second Annual Denver Veteran’s Day 5k Walk!

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On Saturday November 6, 2010 in celebration of Veteran’s Day there will be a 5k walk to honor a 1999 MSCD grad and fallen solider, CPT Russell Rippetoe. The walk starts at 8am followed by the Denver Veteran’s Day parade.

The Russell B. Rippetoe Foundation was founded in memory of CPT Russell Rippetoe (Metro State Graduate)who served with the 75th Ranger Regiment and was killed in action in Iraq in 2003. The Russell B. Rippetoe Foundation annually presents a scholarship and ceremonial saber to a deserving ROTC cadet that displays outstanding leadership skills.

For more information on CPT. Rippetoe:

All race proceeds will go to support the Auraria Future Leaders Association (AFLA) and the Russell B. Rippetoe Foundation. The AFLA is a Colorado nonprofit organization founded by Metro State Army ROTC cadets. The AFLA supports local nonprofit organizations by participation in 5k races in the Denver metro area. Cadets also support these organizations by serving as volunteers for many of these events.

Early registration ends October 23, 2010.
Early Registration includes a complimentary on-campus parking pass that is also good for the parade and a DVD5K t-shirt!

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