TAPS Together: Carry the Load Relay, St. Augustine

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Registration Close Date: May 13, 2022

TAPS is honored to be a part of the 2022 Carry the Load National Relay as a National Non-Profit Partner.

We would love to have as many of you in the St. Augustine, Florida area who are able to participate and represent TAPS join in on this very moving and inspiring memorial walk as you honor your fallen heroes and carry them with you as you participate. TAPS Togethers is participating in one 4.61 mile leg of the relay.


Meet-Up Locations

Start Location #1:
(Exchange Point # 132)
St. Augustine Fire Department
101 Malaga Street
St. Augustine, Florida 32084

Meeting Time:
4:00 p.m. (Please arrive and check in with TAPS NO later than 4:15 p.m.)

Meeting Point: 
In front of the fire department - look for TAPS volunteer holding a paddle fan

Start Time:
4:30 p.m.

End Location #1:
(Exchange Point #133)
Dollar General
1953 A1A South
St. Augustine, Florida 32080

End Time: 
6:30 p.m. (estimated)

Total Mileage:
4.61 Miles


Important Notes

Transportation: All participants will be responsible for finding their own parking or transportation to the starting point. All participants will be responsible for finding their own transportation from the end point back to their parking location or point of origin.

Attire / What to Bring: In addition to TAPS shirts and attire, and photo buttons, we recommend that everyone wear comfortable walking shoes, and carry as few personal items with them as possible. 

Food and Beverage: Bring water and a snack as food and beverage is not provided. Bring any needed medication.

Please reach out to tapstogethers@taps.org with any questions.


TAPS Carry the Load Participants

About TAPS Togethers

Community is important!  This is why we create a broad variety of opportunities to bring the TAPS family together.  TAPS Togethers are one-day, organized, social events across the country, led by TAPS Staff or a survivor like you, with the goal of expanding our peer support community. 

If there is not a TAPS Togethers event in your area, consider hosting one. You know your community best! Perhaps you know of a simple cost-effective way to bring TAPS families together for a day of hope and healing in your area. We would love to hear from you! Please submit your idea and we will connect with you to explore the possibilities.

For more information about TAPS Togethers, please email tapstogethers@taps.org or call us at 800-959-TAPS (8277).