Suicide Awareness and Prevention
In Memory Of
All Proceeds of this event will go towards the Tim Neild Scholarship fund. This Scholarship is presented to a senior wishing to pursue education and careers of service to others.
ALL PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A FINISHER MEDAL
Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers of the 5K in the following age groups:
14 and Under (Medal and Water Glass)
15-20 ( Medal and Water Glass)
21-30 (Medal and Pub Glass)
31-40 (Medal and Pub Glass)
41-50 (Medal and Pub Glass)
51-60 (Medal and Pub glass)
61-70 (Medal and Pub Glass)
71 and Up (Medal and Pub Glass)
*Team with the most participants
*Fastest team (will be calculated on the first 5 members to cross the finish line.)
Captain Neild lived a life of service and did so much for others during his life. He was many things during his time on earth: a Brother, a Son, a Grandchild, a Nephew, a Friend, a Football player, a member of his father's racing pit crew, a Hockey player, a Carpenter, an Engineer, a Soldier, a Husband, a Father, and a Wounded Warrior. Tim graduated from Candor High School in 1998. He received his formal education from Delhi University and Binghamton University for Carpentry and Mechanical Engineering. Tim was an Afghanistan Veteran and a Bronze Star Recipient. He was a Captain in the Army National Guard in the 27th Brigade, Syracuse, NY and went to Sapper School for military training. He was an active member of the VFW Post # 1371 and a member of the honor guard.
In December 2013 he survived a major motor vehicle accident but never completely recovered from is his injuries that included a major Traumatic Brain Injury, 3rd & 4th degree burns, severely broken legs, collapsed lungs, etc...
During his healing, Tim was so grateful to have been saved by civilians that stopped to assist before the rescue crew arrived that he was determined to thank them all for risking their lives to save his. To formally honor them, there was a formal military ceremony as well as an event for a young hockey player that also assisted during the rescue.
To continue the healing process and receive optimal care, Tim spent time at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is Bethesda Maryland as a patient from April 2014 to June 2016 before returning to his home town of Candor NY to begin a new chapter in his life as a Disabled Retired Veteran. Despite his efforts and the care and concern of those around him, he left this world on his own terms in October 2017 after struggling with the effects of his multiple Traumatic brain Injuries, as well as a numerous physical, mental and emotional challenges. Despite his struggles, Tim continued to make friends and fond memories with those around him until his passing...
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Tim's Memorial Golf
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