018: Big Red Challenge | Nate Schimmel


Big Red Challenge

The Big Red Challenge is an obstacle course race series designed to push you to your limits and give you a feel for what challenges members of the military encounter on a day-to-day basis. Since starting in 2012, they have grown into a diverse group of dedicated volunteers that helps put on the annual race.

What’s your next challenge you need to overcome to accomplish your goals? @BigRedChallenge Click To Tweet

But the Big Red Challenge is focused on being more than an obstacle course race. As a result, the Big Red Challenge is also a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to support all veterans in the transition to civilian life through their empowerment to embrace new challenges, increase fitness, meaningful education, purposeful employment, engaging entrepreneurship and an increase in their quality of life.

Big Red Challenge
Nate Schimmel is the co-founder of the Big Red Challenge and is active duty Air Force. Originally from Pinetop, Arizona, Nate is passionate about fitness, running and training. He has a level of focus, commitment and perseverance that only a few possess, which allowed him to start a non-profit while in college and training in the ROTC program.

Every challenge provides an opportunity to win. @BigRedChallenge Click To Tweet It’s people like Nate that make sure we all have the Freedom to Run. There are so many ways you can give back to the Big Red Challenge, from donating to volunteering to even becoming a partner.


To achieve your goals, you have to get to a place where every challenge becomes fuel for you. @BigRedChallenge Click To Tweet


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