Over 4,000 people from 15 or more states have participated in the event since 2013.
The GP5K | Hero Ride is the largest of it’s kind in southeast Iowa. This event serves as the Foundation’s largest fundraiser and receives tremendous support from local businesses and the community.
2013 - Leslie Becker (Garrett’s pancreas recipient) met the Brockway family and shared her story to nearly 1,500 race participants at the opening ceremony
2014 - Emma Dorcy (Garrett’s cornea recipient) and her family surprised the Brockway’s at the 2nd annual GP5K and have attended the event ever since
2015 - Iowa Governor Terry Brandstadt declared Sept. 26th, 2015 as Garrett’s Path Day. A day for all Iowans to consider becoming organ donors.
2016 - 132 balloons were released in honor of every one of Garrett’s organ, cornea and tissue recipients.