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Making

A Lasting Impact

Here's a look at how we get there.

Our Nationwide Impact

Annually, we are able to lend our support to an incredibly inspiring group of scholars.

Here are a few scholars who are impacting the future for the better. 

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With the generous support of our partners,

2016 was a success and 2017 looks to be even brighter.
Here are a few sponsors we’ve been proud to partner with over the last year.

Learn more about our sponsors and partners by checking out the entire list.

“We are honored to support the Pat Tillman Foundation as it empowers an outstanding cadre of

military scholars to continue their service as our country’s future leaders in medicine, business, law, science, education and the arts.”
-John Svoboda and family

CONTINUED SUCCESS AT PAT'S RUN

2017 marked the 13th Anniversary of Pat’s Run, and a true celebration of Pat’s life. Since 2005, Pat’s Run, our signature event, has grown from 1,000 to 35,000 participants in Tempe, AZ, as well as Tillman Honor Runs all over the country. For the second time in six years, the 4.2 mile run/walk was a sell out (2012 and 2017).

$1.6 million

RAISED FOR THE SCHOLAR PROGRAM

28,000
RUNNERS

2,410 KID RUNNERS

2ND LARGEST MILITARY RACE

18TH LARGEST NATIONAL RACE

3,413
TILLMAN
HONOR
RUNNERS

32 TILLMAN HONOR RUNS

On April 22, supporters participated in Tillman Honor Runs and as Remote Runners around the world.

Runner Profile: KIANIE KING

For someone who lives with cerebral palsy, completing the 4.2 miles of Pat’s Run is a tall order. But it was a challenge that this ASU alumna decided to meet head-on. After registering, she decided to ask friends and family for their support – which is when she started to learn more about the Pat Tillman Foundation.

“Once I started up my fundraising page,” she recalls, “I quickly realized that I was doing this for more reasons than just myself…every one of the Tillman Scholars is an inspiration to me.”

Kianie was the last person to cross the finish line at Pat’s Run, but she says, “I felt like there was a stadium full of people cheering me on as I stepped over the 42-yard line.”

Learn more about Kianie’s story.

 

PAT TILLMAN LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

The Annual Pat Tillman Leadership Summit held in Chicago convenes Tillman Scholars from all disciplines to collaborate on continued service and address some of the toughest challenges impacting our country and communities.

120+
new, current and alumni scholars attended

A Conversation with Jon Krakauer & Sal Giunta

Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta sat down with renowned author Jon Krakauer for a candid conversation. The conversation was centered on Sal’s motivation to serve, his service in the Korengal Valley, how receiving the Medal of Honor has shaped his life, and how he continues to serve and some of the challenges that face the veteran community in and out of uniform.

TEAM TILLMAN

Team Tillman is keeping Pat’s passion and intensity alive while inspiring others to live up to their potential. A community of everyday athletes, civilian and military, we participate as a team or individually in marathons, half-marathons, triathlons, cycling and other athletic events to honor Pat. To date, we have raised nearly $1.2 million to fund scholarships for Tillman Scholars, who all share Pat’s commitment to service, learning and action.

Register now to join Team Tillman and participate in one of our events.

$200,000
raised in 2016 ($1.4m to date)

Team Tillman Member: Michael Cheney

From July 27 through September 28, 2016 Michael began his 2,800 mile journey from Banff, Alberta Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. Michael dedicated his ride to the legacy of Pat Tillman raising nearly $42.000 for the Pat Tillman Foundation and the Tillman Scholar program. Michael culminated his ride at Sun Devil Stadium where he was greeted by by 2015 Tillman Scholar Jameson Lopez.

 

 

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS, INTERVIEWS AND OP-EDS