2016 Challenge for Charities Half Marathon, 5k, Kids’ One Mile Registration is Open

The much-anticipated Fourth of July races in Lander are coming up quick and registration is fully underway. Walk and or donate to the Lander Challenge for Charities - every donation is matched! The 2016 Challenge for Charities will support 35 Lander, Wyoming nonprofit organizations that provide vital resources to our community. Evan Reimondo and Amber Wilson are this year’s Race Directors. They are providing a great service to the Foundation and are also the founders of the Lander Running Club. “If you haven't been in Lander for a 4th of July celebration, we can definitively say that it's a blast! We hope folks will join us to celebrate Independence Day with this fun and challenging community event that benefits so many great organizations,” they said. The Lander Half Marathon has running and walking categories and follows a beautiful rolling loop course on paved country roads in the scenic foothills of the Wind River Mountains. (See attached route map) All races begin and end at Centennial Park in the 200 block of Main Street in Lander. For maps and more information, visit Race Registration and Schedule: Pre-race registration is strongly encouraged- it is cheaper, makes everyone's race morning easier, and guarantees you a race t-shirt! Race day registration begins at 5:00am for the 1/2 Marathon and 6:00am for the 5k Challenge. Registrations after 6 a.m. will not have a timing chip. Haven’t registered for the race yet? You can register in person at Wild Iris Mountain Sports or online at: or Challenge for Charities Race would not be possible without our Platinum Sponsors of Fremont Therapy Group and Fremont Toyota; and individuals like you. [image: Inline image 3] Haven’t donated to your favorite nonprofit yet? Our participating nonprofits provide valuable services that make Lander THE best place to live! This year’s participating nonprofits provides every service from youth activities, to Art, and food and rental assistance, to preserving places and animals that we all love. You can donate now at or contact RaJean Strube Fossen at