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.
Large portions of the proceeds raised stay in the Jacksonville Community. This year proceeds from the 9/11 Heroes Run, Jacksonville will benefit the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund and Creekside High School's Athletic Booster Club. Remaining proceeds support Travis Manion Foundation Challenge Grants, which provide veterans and families of fallen service members by providing camaraderie, transition assistance, grief support, and education through service-based initiatives.
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 and are 100% organized by local community volunteers. It is the perfect opportunity for the Jacksonville community to personally come out and thank your local first responders, military, and veterans in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment!
Additional Race Information
Sep 5th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Race Registration / Packet Pick-Up @ CHS Girls Volleyball Game
Sep 6th from 11:30am to 7:00pm - Race Registration / Packet Pick-Up @ Jacksonville Running Company (Tapestry Park & Bartram Park Locations)
Sep 7th @ 4:30pm to 6pm - Race Registration / Packet Pick-Up
Sep 7th @ 5:30pm - 1 Mile Fun Run
Sep 7th @ 6:30pm - 5K Race
Sep 7th @ 7:30pm - Awards Ceremony, Raffle & Silent Auction
Sep 7th @ 8pm - After Party at Mile Marker Brewing Company
The 9/11 Heroes Run is a programmatic branch of the Travis Manion Foundation. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that directly supports veterans, their families, and families of fallen service members. We do this by providing emergency assistance, scholarships, and other direct financial support when a family or veteran is in need; however, we’ve found the greatest impact and positive change occurs when the military community is challenged to continue to serve. Families who have lost a loved one want nothing more than to honor their fallen heroes memory in a way that exemplifies their sacrifice. Similarly, veterans are looking for a mission and purpose once they leave active service.
The Travis Manion Foundation provides the avenues for this growth and healing through the execution of our three distinct programs: Challenge Grants, Character Does Matter, and the 9/11 Heroes Run.
We "honor the fallen, by challenging the living."
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