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Walter N. Levy Challenge 2021
Sep 26, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday September 26, 2021
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT United States
The Walter N. Levy Challenge is BACK!
The Walter N. Levy Challenge is a 6.5-mile combat endurance course that challenges its participants physically and mentally. This year the race is bigger and better than ever before. This course includes obstacles that will challenge and push you further than you could possibly imagine. The goal of the race is to raise awareness and money for wounded military veterans who have served and who currently serve. It is important to recognize the American heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice and show them our support. The Levy Challenge is made possible by its creators, Norwich University’s Walter N. Levy Semper Fidelis Society, its proud sponsors, and its generous and resilient participants. We stay true and faithful to our goals set in place and will continue to keep the race alive in order to always show our support for our incredible American heroes; most notably Walter N. Levy.
Event details and schedule:
Walter N. Levy Challenge is scheduled for September 26, 2021. Packet pick-up will begin at 0630 and the race will commence at 0800.
The race includes weighted runs with sandbags, rucks, and litter (stretcher) carries. There will also be water obstacles on the course. Parking will be directed by road guards and will be designated by signs upon the arrival at Norwich University.
Participants are encouraged to wear either running sneakers or boots. Whether participants wear athletic shorts, pants, shirts or military style attire is solely up to them. However, it is better to wear layers that can be shed. There may be some obstacles that will require you to go down onto your hands and knees. It is highly advised to bring extra warm clothes to change into as you will be getting wet during the race.
Who was Walter N. Levy?
Walter N. Levy attended Norwich University, Class of 1963 and served as Marine Corps Second Lieutenant Infantry Officer. He was killed in action on September 18th, 1965 in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. The event in his honor will be held at scenic Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont – site of the oldest private military college in the country.