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Warrior of the Canyon set for Aug. 4 in Lamoille

Warrior of the Canyon set for Aug. 4 in Lamoille graphic.Registration is open for Great Basin College’s third annual Warrior of the Canyon races on Aug. 4.

The 13-mile run and cycle for veteran competition and the 13-mile run and cycle for community member competition starts at 7 a.m. at the Lamoille Schoolhouse.

The 5.5-mile and three-mile walk is open to the entire community, and starts at 9 a.m. also at the Lamoille Schoolhouse.

Registration cost is free and can be completed at: or by visiting and searching keywords: Warrior of the canyon or location: Elko, NV.

An award ceremony for race categories and free barbecue for all participants and supporters will take place at the Lamoille Schoolhouse after all events. Entertainment and games for all ages, as well as military and agency vehicles on-display will be stationed at the schoolhouse.

Coordinated by the Great Basin College Veteran Resource Center, Warrior of the Canyon began in 2015 with the goal to support veterans and their achievements.

“This community event is free thanks to our many community sponsors, and this year we are proud to have our co-hosts PACE Coalition and Daughters of the American Revolution,” said GBC Veterans Resource Center Coordinator Jacob Park.

“We welcome any and all. It’s about getting our veterans and their families out to climb that mountain together, all while knowing that their community whole heartily supports them.”

Warrior of the Canyon is an alcohol-free and family event.
For more information about Warrior of the Canyon, call the GBC Veteran Resource Center at 753-2346.

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Kayla McCarson
Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: (775) 753-2105

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