One Mission ~ One Team ~ One Tribute 3rd ANNUAL COLORADO “RUN FOR THE FALLEN” TO HONOR AND REMEMBER COLORADO MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS WHO DIED AS A RESULT OF SERVING DURING THE WAR ON TERROR.
Tribute to Colorado’s Military Fallen Heroes and Their Families. Relay Team to cover one mile for each Fallen Service Member in this Tribute Run from Fort Carson to Fort Logan National Cemetery.
The Run Team will stop at each “Hero Marker” HM (each mile marker) to give individual tribute to waiting Gold Star family members, friends and comrades. The goal of the event is to create a 120-mile memorial trail through Colorado to honor and read the names of over 380 Fallen Heroes.
• THREE-DAY event Friday, September 9th thru Sunday, September 11th **21st Anniversary of 9/11**
Day 1 – Friday, Sept. 9th - Mountain Post Fallen Soldier's Memorial, Fort Carson
Day 2 – Saturday, Sept. 10th - US Air Force Academy
Day 3 – Sunday, Sept. 11th - Fire Station 152 - Crystal Valley Ranch Pkwy., Castle Rock
END 2:30PM – Fort Logan National Cemetery
If any members are available to place the "Hero Markers", there will be approximately 40 placed each day, in advance of the participating runners/walkers. Obviously, the placement will not be done on foot, but, using your vehicles. If you wish to assist, please post and I will put you in touch with the Colorado Organizer so that you can get the details.