David Goggins 4x4x48 Charity Fundraiser - In Honor of Officer Michael Chandler (Event Occurred on 03/04/2022 - 03/06/2022)


Please come support the family and celebrate the life of Big Stone Gap Police Officer Michael Chandler, who was tragically killed while serving his community on November 13, 2021.  Officer Chandler spent his adult life in the service of others as a police officer with the town of Big Stone Gap, VA. and as an active member of the Big Stone Gap, VA. Fire Department. Beyond his life of service, Michael was a father, a husband, a son, a brother, a friend, and a true hero.

We are challenging the community, all first responders, and our friends and families to take part in this event in remembrance and honor of Michael. This event will located at Bays Mountain starting at 12:00 noon on March 4, 2022, and last until March 6, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.  The participants involved will run, hike, or walk 4 miles every 4 hours for 48 hours.  If you cannot walk or run this much, no worries, please feel free to do any type of physical exercise for 45 minutes to an hour every 4 hours for 48 hours straight.  If you can't stay overnight please feel free to come by Friday or Saturday and take part in what you can.  Each participant will be asked to raise or donate at least $50, 100% of the proceeds will go to Michael's family.  If you cannot attend this event due to scheduling or any other reason, monetary donations can still be made payable to Sam Snyder on behalf of the Chandler family. All participants will receive an event T-shirt.  All sponsors will be advertised on the Wise County, VA. Sheriff's Office social media accounts and below.

If you have any questions about payment, images that sponsors would like on social media, or event details or please feel free text, call or email Sam Snyder at 1-423-794-9545  You can also text or call Michelle "Dinky" Snyder at 1-423-794-9546.  Please click here to view the Bays Mountain Rules & Regulations, which will apply during this event.

We would like to thank Mr. Sam Snyder, Mrs. Michelle Snyder, Mr. David Goggins for making this event possible, we appreciate each of you more than we can express in words.  

Please share this information on social media or feel free to print the flyer below, we would like to get as many people involved with this event as possible!  Be sure to follow and reach out to Mr. Snyder @sammiedsnyderjr on Instagram and on Facebook for more information as we get closer to the event!


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