Calendar of Events

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2021 Shepherd’s Men Run, Ruck & Swim Schedule

May 24-31, 2021 

Shepherd’s Men Departing for 2021 Run, Ruck & Swim

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Pre-event Run, Sunday, May 23: 

Informal 5K with Under Armour

Meet at 3 p.m., Run at 3:15 p.m.

Beer Release - SHARE the Burden Lager at 4 p.m.

Brewer’s Art

1106 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Shepherd’s Men Team in Baltimore for Informal 5k

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May 24-31

Monday, May 24 – 0600 (6:00 a.m.) – Arlington, VA. Begin movement at US Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, VA. 176-mile leapfrog run to Monument Terrace in

Lynchburg, VA

Shepherd’s Men Getting Started in Lynchburg, VA

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Tuesday, May 25 – 0600 (6:00 a.m.) – Lynchburg, VA. Complete Lynchburg Run. At 1200, immediately transition to 22-hour Monument Terrace stair climb.  
Lynchburg https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/listings/monument-terrace/ 
Address: 900 Court St. Lynching, VA 24504  

Shepherd’s Men Join with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to Honor Veterans 

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Wednesday, May 26 – 1000 (10:00 a.m.) Lynchburg, VA – Complete Monument Terrace movement. Travel to Nashville, TN 

Shepherd’s Men After 22-hour Stair Climb 

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Thursday, May 27 – 0900 (9:00 a.m.) Mt. Juliet, TN. Begin 15 Mile Ruck March from Charlie Daniels’ grave in Mt. Juliet to his hometown of Lebanon, TN. 
Cemetery Address: 2229 N Mount Juliet Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122. The march should take approx. 6 hours. 
Venue will be open and a public fundraiser will ensue at Sammy B’s Restaurant. Country Music artist Darryl Worley will perform. Event sponsored by Lipman Brothers and hosted by The Journey Home Project. Address: 705 Cadet Ct, Lebanon, TN 37087.  

Shepherd’s Men Depart for Cemetery for 15-Mile Ruck March in Honor of Charlie Daniels & Shepherd’s Men After Completion of the 15-Mile Ruck March from Charlie Daniels’ final resting place to his hometown of Lebanon, TN

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Friday, May 28 – 1100 (11:00 a.m.) Chattanooga, TN – Begin, swim, run, ruck movement. The evening of 28 May. There will be a fundraiser at the National Medal of Honor Heritage Center that will coincide with our movement. As runners finish rotations, they will engage with supporters/patrons. The event will be held from 6:00-8:30 p.m.  
Address: 2 W Aquarium Way, Chattanooga, TN 37402. Event sponsored by Kenco Group 
Saturday, May 29 – 0900 (9:00 a.m.) – Chattanooga, TN. Complete Chattanooga movement. 

National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

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Shepherd’s Men Before Six-Mile Swim in the Tennessee River (Chattanooga)

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Sunday, Monday, May 30-31– Athens, GA – Shepherd’s Men will begin a 22-hour movement in Athens, GA at 1:00 p.m. It will consist of running laps, stair climbs, swimming, run rotations to the University of Georgia Chapel to ring the bell, run rotations to The Varsity, to the Wakefield C. Brunt VFW, and more. The movement will conclude on May 30, with the completion of the 22-hour movement, placing of a wreath on the grave of US Marine Corps veteran Michael Reese at Evergreen Memorial Park, and a fundraiser at American Legion Post 163. At 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 31--Memorial Day, Shepherd’s Men will depart Athens for Atlanta. They will cover all miles on foot, arriving at The Varsity in Atlanta at approximately 12:30 p.m. The event will conclude with a homecoming celebration at SHARE Military Initiative at 2:00 p.m. 

Mother of late U.S. Army veteran Michael Reed leads the run to American Legion 163

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Monday, May 31 – Memorial Day (Athens/Atlanta, GA) 
0600 (6:00 a.m.) – Two runners leave The Varsity in Athens. The team will run a leapfrog movement in twos to The Varsity in Atlanta. We will cover every mile on foot between Athens and The Varsity. Arrive at The Varsity at 1230. Depart The Varsity at 1300 for 5k into Shepherd. Arrive at SHARE Military Initiative at 1330 (1:30 p.m.)

The program will include honoring/remembering veterans, meet-greet and speakers.  Event will end at approximately 1500 (3:00 p.m.) 
SHARE Military Initiative address: 80 Peachtree Park Drive, Atlanta, Ga 30309

The Shepherd's Men Homecoming Group

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After event celebration at Reformation Brewery, 6255 Riverview Rd, SE, Smyrna, GA (1600 – 1900), 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., 
Please note: All times are approximate