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Meg Races For Veterans

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Chasing New Jersey’s Meg Baker is running the New York City Marathon for wounded veterans on November 3rd.

The 26.2 mile marathon is a fundraiser for team “Racing 4 Veterans” which is a nonprofit organization that creates life changing opportunities for wounded veterans by supporting and encouraging them with rehabilitation through physical activity.

Troy Romanowski is a Morristown Runner who has been fundraising for this cause. “I’ve never been in the service myself, so this is my way of giving back and saying thank you to them.” He said.

Joe Plank, founder of the foundation explained more about the fundraiser and where the proceeds go. “What we use those funds for; we use them for everything, from helping families that have veterans that have stress disorder, and giving family gym memberships, to maybe sponsoring a disabled veteran to get certifications”. He said.

For wounded veterans, R4V also helps get them involved in triathlons, so disabled veterans are given an opportunity to participate as well.

This organization is held throughout the United States, and for the November 3rd marathon they expect about a dozen people from New Jersey and New York to come out and run in honor of team “Racing 4 Veterans”.

For more information about contributing, you can go to the Chasing New Jersey Facebook website, (facebook.com/ChasingNewJersey) or to the direct website, www.teamr4v.org

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