PHOTO: Face Your Fears obstacle course event to benefit military charities

info@islandpacket.comFebruary 21, 2013 

Thomas Viljac, Bluffton resident and race director is shown here in front of Mount Fujiami, the first obstacle participants will have to conquer in the inaugural Face Your Fears Challenge tomorrow at Palmetto Bluff's Moreland Landing in Bluffton. The event offers two main courses, the 10-mile/25 obstacle valor course and the 3-mile/16 obstacle courage course with both starting at 10am. Children and families can also enjoy the quarter mile seal pup course, which starts at 9am. For more information, or to register go to www.raceit.com/register. Proceeds from the event benefit four military charities: the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Foundation, the Brothers in Arms Foundation, the Lone Survivor Foundation and the Navy Seal Warrior Fund.

SARAH WELLIVER

Thomas Viljac, Bluffton resident and director of the inaugural Face Your Fears Challenge, stands before "Mount Fujiami," the first obstacle participants will have to conquer Saturday at Palmetto Bluff's Moreland Landing in Bluffton.

The event offers two main courses -- the 10-mile, 25-obstacle Valor Course and the three-mile, 16-obstacle Courage Course. Those challenges start at 10 a.m. Children and families can also enjoy the quarter-mile Seal Pup Course; that event starts at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the races benefit four military charities: U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Foundation, Brothers in Arms Foundation, Lone Survivor Foundation and the Navy Seal Warrior Fund. For more information go to faceyourfearsbluffton.com.

To watch a video of some of the obstacles, go to: blogs.islandpacket.com/lowcountrylens.

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