Celebrating 150 Years ~ 1867-2017

Warrior 150 Challenge - Hike #1

March 18th, 2017

Veterans are our nation’s warriors, and to commemorate their valiant contributions and service to our nation, in conjunction with the150th Anniversary Celebration of the Dayton VA Medical Center the Warrior 150 Challenge was instituted. The Warrior 150 is a 5 segment hike totaling 150 Kilometers that will end on Veterans Day 2017, with a final 5 mile hike from Downtown Dayton to the Dayton VA Medical Center. Hikers will choose a minimum of 4 of the 5 Warrior 150 Challenge identified hikes to complete the Warrior 150 Challenge. Join the Dayton Hikers Association in one, or all of these scheduled 5 hiking segments. It is a great way to get some exercise while showing you care about our Veterans and the Dayton VA Medical Center. Get your hiking shoes on, show support to our Veterans and celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Dayton VA.

For more information, vist http://warrior150challenge.com/.

Warrior 150 Challenge - Hike #1:

March 18-19, 2017

Join the Dayton Hikers and the Dayton VA Medical Center for Hike #1 of the Warrior 150 Challenge. This is a non-competitive hiking event; results are not being tracked and will not be posted. Hikers will need to sign-in at the start of the hike, in order to participate in the Warrior 150 Challenge. Please hike at your own risk.

DATE:                Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, 2017

START TIME:     7:00 AM to 8:00 AM (Both Saturday and Sunday; Hikers need to sign in both days).

DISTANCE:        24.9 miles; 39.84 kilometers

WHERE:             Buckeye Trail, from Downtown Troy to Downtown Dayton (Deeds Point)

START POINT:   Downtown Troy; Adams Street Bridge

END POINT:       Downtown Dayton;  Deeds Point

HIKE DETAILS:  HIKE DETAILS:  Hikers will hike 25 miles starting in Downtown Troy  to Deeds Point on mainly paved bicycle path along the Great Miami River. Hike passes through Troy, Tipp City, Eastwood Metro Park and Island MetroPark. This route begins at the registration area (located in Troy City Park next to Adams Street Bridge). Hikers will follow the Blue Blazes.  See maps for details:

*Please visit http://warrior150challenge.com/ for detailed informaion about each hike and participating in the Warrior 150 Challenge.

Dayton VA Medical Center presents in conjunction with the following community partners:

Buckeye Trail:


Dayton Hikers


Five Rivers Metro Park


Outdoor Adventure Connections:


Team Red, White & Blue Dayton:




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