Colorado Run for the Fallen

One Mission – One Team – One Tribute
Colorado RUN FOR THE FALLEN to Honor and Remember Colorado Service Members Who Died as a Result of Serving During the Global War on Terror

Fort Carson, CO – In its first annual event for Colorado Chapter are partnering with Honor and Remember Inc. in a special tribute of gratitude and honor for the men and women who have died in military service to America during the Global War on Terror and to Colorado’s Fallen First Responders who died protecting and serving our community.

A Tribute Team of runners, core relay team and support crew, comprised of Active Duty, Reservists, Retired Veterans, First Responders, Gold Star Family Members and Patriotic Americans will embark on a 2-day journey from Fort Carson Colorado to Fort Logan National Cemetery. We will be stopping at each Hero Marker, approximate 1-mile intervals to Honor and Remember individually Colorado’s Fallen Heroes. Calling out each Hero by name and to paying tribute to their waiting Family and Friends of the Fallen.

Colorado Run for the Fallen will kick off Saturday morning at 0700 at the Mountain Post Global War on Terrorism Fallen Soldier’s Memorial with a short start ceremony and begin the 2-day multi county journey to Fort Logan National Cemetery. Run Stop Point and End of Day Ceremony for Day 1 Saturday 14 September will be Fire Station 152 in Castle Rock, CO (corner of Crystal Valley Parkway and Plum Creek). Day 2 we will begin at Fire Station 152 and conclude in the late afternoon with our Closing Ceremonies at Fort Logan National Cemetery 4400 Kenyon Avenue, Denver, CO 80236 (time to be announced)

Times and Route with Hero Marker Locations to be posted at www.colorado.runforthefallen.org and on our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/CORun4Fallen/ and Events Page www.facebook.com/events/324215974870871

For More information and to find out how to participate by joining the run, volunteering or sponsoring, please visit our Facebook page or send an email to Colorado@runforthefallen.org.

 We’ll be keeping you updated as we would love for everyone to join the runners along the route and at Castle Rock Crystal Valley Fire Department for end of day ceremony!  We’ll have DJ Mike out from Shining Light Events to pump up the music and give them a warm welcome!

Keep checking back for updates!

ROUTE

Schedule:

7:00 am start. Fort Carson to Castle Rock  – 7:00 pm end. Fire Station 152 Castle Rock, CO

End of Day Ceremony – Public Welcome

Sunday, September 15, 2019 – Day 2, 37 miles

7:00 am start. Castle Rock Fire Station 153 Crystal Valley Parkway to Fort Logan National Cemetery  – 3:00 pm Closing Ceremonies – Public Welcome

Public welcome at any Hero Markers and End of Day / Closing Ceremonies. etc…  The Patriot Guard Riders, American Legion Color Guard, The Honor Bell will all be present!

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