Events

March 31, 2012

Viking Challenge raises heart rate, money

Photos by Senior Airman Sandra Welch
Photos by Senior Airman Sandra Welch

Viking Challenge participants run a final lap together as a team to end the 10-hour challenge. Twenty teams participated in the annual challenge raising more than $5,500 for the the enlisted scholarship fund. The 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron team completed 89 miles and won the challenge.

Jennifer Shonkwiler, wife of Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Shonkwiler, 309th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, provides a massage March 15 to Airman 1st Class Darrell Smith, 756th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, during the challenge relay run held at the base track. Jennifer, Sophia Ortega and Steve Magnum provided free massages to participants throughout the 10-hour challenge.

Tech. Sgt. Dwaine Nelson, 56th Maintenance Operations Squadron, runs with his son, William, 3, March 15 during the Viking Challenge. The event was coordinated by the Logistics Officer Association to help raise money for an enlisted scholarship fund.

A participant of the annual Logistics Officer’s Association Viking Challenge tags a team member during the 10-hour relay March 15 held at the Luke Air Force Base track. Teams of eight-to-10 runners ran a mile and switched with another team member.





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