Every Event

starts and ends at the same place in downtown Washougal!

*Pre-Registration: Register early for best price--price increases 1/1,  4/1,  6/1  and  7/1

** Day of Registration: $55.00

(open 0800/8:00am)

Opening Ceremony 0900

Awards Ceremony 1030

Patriots Barbecue & Concert 1100

Complimentary Beer Garden   

(1-comp for those 21+)  1100

Please support Heroes,

start getting pledges


2) now register on-line!

Register Today and get a free BackaHero.Today t-shirt! At the same time you register on-line... you have an option to send out emails letting your family, friends, co-workers, neighbors & friendly strangers know you are raising money to support local Heroes!  Then you can wear your BackaHero.Today "performance t-shirt" with pride, knowing you are helping raise much needed financial support for our local military Heroes! 

The first gift package is "The Best of the Gorge" 

and includes a 1-night stay, zipline for 2 and dinner for 2 at the beautiful, destination resort, Skamania Lodge in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge! 

The second  gift package is a  "Taste of Washougal" 

and includes Pendleton's "Grateful Nation" wool blanket.

1-Great day, an Amazing Cause,

you choose your Challenge

1-Raffle Ticket

2 Great Gift Packages with Lots of Treats!  

Heroes "Right Now" Raffle 

there are times when we need help

"Right Now"

and the Heroes' come, they have our back,

we are not alone anymore

Will you be a hero

for our Heroes?

250 tickets--$20 each--You helping Heroes

(Chance to win... a night at Skamania Lodge
or Pendleton's Grateful Nation Blanket) 

Raffle tickets sold day of 8am-2pm 

Need not be present to win 

1) Choose your Event...

Grand Prize: a night at Skamania Lodge

2nd rand Prize: Pendleton's

Grateful Nation Wool Blanket

3) Then start getting pledges...

Down-load pledge sheet and start collecting pledges...  have checks made out to BackaHero.Today!

The Heroes' ChallengeNOWtakes place on the Dike that runs alongside the beautiful Columbia River.  This is a flat course with water stations set-up along the route. Each water station will have 2-way communication with the Start/Finish Base Camp.

All events begin and end at the same place:  The southwest corner of the Pendleton Woolen Mill Parking lot at

2 Pendleton Way, Washougal WA 98671


 All participants MUST BE OFF ALL COURSES BY 1100

The 10-Click/10K Run starts 0915

The 5-Click/5K Fun Walk-Runstarts 0930

The Children's 1K Fun Walk-Run starts 0945

   FREE!! .62 (mile) Click Challenge for children 9 & younger

--each child receives a race bib & dog-tag--

(as this is a free event there is no t-shirt and no BBQ ticket, but both can be purchased at time of on-line registration)

The Virtual Team

(get pledges & come for the Patriot's BBQ & Concert )