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Walter N. Levy Challenge
Oct 9, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
NORTHFIELD, VT – Norwich University’s Semper Fidelis Society continues to support our wounded, ill and injured members of the US Armed Forces by organizing an endurance race, the Walter N. Levy Challenge, to support the Semper Fi Fund. We sincerely appreciate their continued support. Click here to register for the race. and here are some additional details. You can also check out their Facebook page.
Who was Walter N. Levy? Walter N. Levy attended Norwich University, Class of 1963 and served as Marine Corps Second Lieutenant Infantry Officer who 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 on October 4th, 2015. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Walter N. Levy making the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, so please visit Norwich University and have a great time challenging yourself in the Levy Challenge!
What is the Levy Challenge? Levy Challenge is a 10k endurance race that will challenge you mentally and physically. The event includes obstacles such as: The Marine Corps obstacle course, steep grade of Hill 488, Quang Nam mud crawl, Rock Pile ammo resupply mission, pull-up challenge, Hue City ruck run, and the Da Nang serpentine. You can run this race individually or as a 4-person team. Come challenge yourself at the oldest private military college in the United States and see if you have what it takes to conquer the Levy challenge.
Where do the proceeds go? The proceeds go to the Semper Fi Fund. The Semper Fi Fund is a charity that supports military members and their families from all branches who have been injured or have a life-threatening illness from post 9/11 combat. The sacrifice the men and women of our armed forces have made have inspired us to give back as much as possible.