Race For A Soldier


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We Thank You!

Packet Pick-Up Thursday & Friday at the Wesley Inn and at the YMCA on Race Day! Click here to learn more.

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Run for a Cause

Since our first event in 2011, thousands of runners have run for a cause in beautiful Gig Harbor. If you're ready for our 10 Miler or prefer a slightly shorter haul (the 5K run/walk), this is an amazing event to be a part of.


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Running not your thing?

If you would like to be on our list of volunteers for Race For A Soldier or other Permission To Start Dreaming Events, please contact us using the form below and our Volunteer Coordinators will contact you.

Niagara Bottling, LLC | Mile 1 sponsor of the Race For A Soldier 5K
SAFE Boats International - 5K Mile 2 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Washington Patriot Construction LLC
Crista Camps | Island Lake and Miracle Ranch - Mile 1 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
361 Degrees | Mile 2 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Hanger Clinic - Mile 3 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Burnett Real Estate Company - Mile 4 sponsor or Race For A Soldier
Harborstone Credit Union - Mile 5 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Ralph's Concrete Pumping Inc. (logo) | Mile 6 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Edward Jones: Mile 7 sponsor of Race For A Soldier
Hawkins-Poe Real Estate Services, proud Mile 8 sponsor of Race For A Soldier 2019
Mile 9: Kyle's Mile in memory of Kyle Marshall Farr | a special thanks to Wounded Warrior Project
Best Western | Wesley Inn & Suites of Gig Harbor - proud sponsor of Race For A Soldier

Who we help - the Grant Recipients of the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation

Grant Recipients

Real people, real help

Since its inception in 2011, Race For A Soldier has given nearly $300,000 to local and national programs that help soldiers give themselves Permission To Start Dreaming of life beyond their service to country.

Special thanks to the following major sponsors

Major Sponsors of Race For A Soldier