Race start is Saturday morning at 8:30 am. The race starts and finishes at Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St Joe River Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. The race will start with a cannon blast.
The Concordia Lutheran High School Junior ROTC is the host of this run. The CLHS JROTC will donate proceeds from the event to Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana.
SPC AJ Arnett is a 2004 Concordia graduate and a US Army veteran of the Iraq War. A.J. deployed to Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division in January 2005. On July 13, while on patrol in Baghdad, A.J. was seriously wounded in a car bomb attack that resulted in the death of one soldier and seriously wounding another soldier in his squad. AJ is well known to the area running community and is an example to others in dedication and perseverance.
There will be other activities for persons of all ages that will highlight the contribution of the JROTC.