BEATRICE – You might see a few runners and bikers today in the nations colors carrying the American flag making their way from Omaha to Beatrice.
Hundreds of Team RWB members, which stands for Red, White, Blue, are participating in the Old GloryRelay. The event started on 9-11 in Boston and will end one month later on Veterans Day, November 11th in San Diego. It will cross 4,300 miles and 24 states along the way, including more than 200 miles through the Cornhusker State.
Founded in 2010, Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their communities through physical and social activity.
This morning, Team RWB members from Nebraska, started in Omaha carrying the flag, either running or cycling, along Highway 6 to Lincoln, and will make their way to Beatrice — nearly 100 miles in all.
Tomorrow morning, the relay begins at Homestead National Monument and continue 146 miles west to Alma, Nebraska and then into Kansas on Sunday.
About Team Red, White, & Blue
Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2010 with the mission of enriching the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their communities through physical and social activity. Team RWB has over 146,000 members spread across more than 200 chapters and communities located throughout the country. To learn more about Team RWB, visit teamrwb.org.