2014 9/11 Heroes Run – Springfield, IL
Event on 2014-09-07 09:00:00
We RUN to honor the heroes of 9/11.
We run to HONOR the service of those who’ve served our nation since.
We run to ACTIVATE COMMUNITIES and EMPOWER your local veterans, first responders and survivors.
THE 9/11 HEROES RUN UNITES COMMUNITIES INTERNATIONALLY WITH THE GOAL TO NEVER FORGET THE SACRIFICES OF THE HEROES OF SEPTEMBER 11TH AND IN THE WARS SINCE: VETERAN, FIRST RESPONDER, CIVILIAN, AND MILITARY. JOIN US TO RAISE AWARENESS AND HONOR THE FALLEN.
A portion of the proceeds raised stay in the host race communities to support local veterans, their families, and first responder – remaining proceeds support Travis Manion Foundation Challenge Grants, which provide veterans and families of fallen service members support through service-based team building events that foster camaraderie and facilitate successful life transitions.
RUN. VOLUNTEER. DONATE. CHEER…but most of all: HONOR
The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K & 1Mile fun run/walk* welcomes runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages. Events take place all over the world, on or near September 11th, and are 100% organized by local community volunteers. It is the perfect opportunity for your community to personally come out and thank your local first responders, military, and veterans in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment!
Packet pickup will take place on September 6, 2014 from 12:00pm until 8:00pm at:
Scheels of Springfield
3801 South MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
Shirts and Swag
All online, pre-registered runners will receive a shirt and race swag. You must be registered by September 1, to guarantee a shirt and swag.
Race Day Registration
Registration will be available on the day of the race and at packet pickup on 9/6/14. However, you will not be guaranteed a shirt or swag if sign up occurs after 9/1/14.
at Washington Park
1500 S. Grand Avenue West
Springfield, United States