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Mighty Oaks Foundation Co-Founder Sets Out To Run 22 Marathons In 22 Days

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CONROE, TX – Mighty Oaks Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing Post-Traumatic Stress recovery and resiliency programs at no cost to Veterans and first responders, is launching their 22 for 22 Challenge, a nationwide initiative to raise awareness about the staggering Veteran suicide epidemic. The campaign, spearheaded by Co-Founder Jeremy Stalnecker, an ultrarunner and advocate, seeks to inspire action and create a lasting impact.

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Every day, an estimated 22 Veterans commit suicide, underscoring the dire need for intervention and support for those battling Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS). The 22 for 22 Challenge involves a series of 22 marathons completed over 22 days by Jeremy Stalnecker. This feat is a testament to his commitment to raising awareness about the emotional and spiritual challenges Veterans face upon returning from service.

The final marathon will conclude on Veteran’s Day, Saturday November 11, 2023, at 8 a.m., at Heritage Park, 500 Collins St, Conroe, TX 77301. Folks can join in the final run by signing up for a 5k, a 10k, or running the marathon with him. The day will be a family event, including food, bounce houses, and live worship music.




A feature-length documentary will chronicle Jeremy’s incredible journey, emphasizing the power of resilience and hope in overcoming adversity, and will feature influential partners, including prominent organizations like Fieldcraft Survival, Tailwind Nutrition, Waste Connections, and many other big names in the running and Veteran spaces. Their support and platforms will further the campaign’s message and impact.

In a world where Veterans and first responders often grapple with the invisible scars of their service, the 22 for 22 Challenge offers hope and solidarity. Mighty Oaks is thrilled to conclude this tremendous feat, surrounded by the community of its new global headquarters in Conroe, TX. By participating in community events, virtual races, and spreading awareness through social media, individuals can help Mighty Oaks Foundation provide support and resources to those who have sacrificed to serve their country. Learn more at