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Honor the Fallen 5K & Memorial Mile
5K, 1 Mile
Sat, Apr 23, 2016
College Grove, TN
Running-5K - Individual open
Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
Virtual 5K - Individual Virtual
About This Activity
Our event raises awareness of the sacrifice made by Tennessee's Fallen Military Heroes.
Since the attacks of 11 September 2001, approximately 7,000 American service members have been killed in action. Additionally, thousands of non-combat deaths have occurred. Each man or woman we lost has a name. Each served and sacrificed bravely. Each had hopes and dreams for the future. Each still has people who desperately love them.
Through your participation you are not only paying tribute and honoring these brave heroes; your presence gives solace and comfort to the Gold Star Families they left behind. In lieu of numeric race bibs, each participant will wear a memorial bib containing the name of a fallen TN military hero. After completing the event each participant will receive a commemorative dog tag.
Runners and walkers are welcome.
We will be giving away door-prizes after the race and will have a select number of awesome silent auction items -- including an Army boot signed by Nascar ledgend Darrell Waltrip.
Both the 5K and Memorial Mile takes you through the majestic landscape of The Grove. Located minutes from historic Franklin, Tennessee, The Grove is a 1,100-acre, private, gated community offering a distinctive club lifestyle, complete with Williamson County’s only Greg Norman Signature Golf Course and the most comprehensive amenity and recreation package of any community in the region.
The Memorial Mile - an emotional, mile-long section of the course commemorating Tennessee's fallen service members.
About Medals of Honor
Medals of Honor gives the endurance/race community a tangible way to thank and give back to the families that lost loved ones while serving our Military. Through Medals of Honor racers can compete in honor of a fallen U.S. service member and donate a finisher's medal to the surviving family.
Through our Active Heroes program we fund potential athletes who are also Active Duty Military, Veterans or Surviving family members so that they may compete in endurance sports as a method of healing and growth. Medals of Honor will help cover the cost of: entry fees, coaching, equipment and travel expenses for these American VIPs!
It is our mission to make sure no sacrifice goes unhonored or forgotten.
Medals of Honor is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization ID #47-5273214
Event details and schedule
Anyone Registered to do the 5K is welcome to stay for the Memorial Mile at NO extra charge.
5K Preregistered $35.00
Memorial Mile $15.00
Race Day Entry Fees:
Memorial Mile $15.00
Race Day Registration – T-shirt & Dog Tags not guaranteed
7:00 am Venue opens and registration opens
8:30 am Registration for 5K closes
9:00 am 5K start
9:30 am Memorial Mile registration closes
10:00 am Memorial Mile Walk/Run start
10:45 am Door Prize give-a-way and silent auction closes