Waves for the Brave 5K

Waves for the Brave 5K
Date May 2021 (TBD)
Distance 5k
Course Type Trail

Race Information

Waves for The Brave 5K is a timed trail run and scenic hike on a groomed dirt trail around Lake Poway. The 3.1 mile loop includes views of the lake with sections with riparian oaks, a few hills, and a shady start/finish area in a grassy park.

The event draws attention to the crisis of post-traumatic stress among our veteran population and bring awareness to mental health challenges. Participants receive custom medals and t-shirts. There will be booths with resources for veterans and the community.

This event is hosted by Wave Academy, a 501c3 non-profit that provides warm water therapy to active duty military and veterans who have post-traumatic stress. The program is free or low cost to qualifying clients. Proceeds support Wave Academy's program of warm water therapy sessions for qualifying veterans. Thank you for enhancing the quality of life for San Diego's veterans, supporting mental health, and our community!

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