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American Heroes Run...

EVENTS
  • Running: Ultra Marathon
  • Running: 5K Run
  • Running: Marathon
  • Running: Half Marathon
RACE DATE
Saturday, September 9, 2017
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Location
Rogers Grove Park
Address
220 Hover Rd
CITY
Longmont
STATE/TERR
Colorado
Zip
80501
COUNTRY
USA
Description


Hello American Heroes Runners,


Thank you for another amazing year, you all persevered and finished well. As I promised at the race start, we are going to push the envelope for our 8th year in 2017. We are setting a goal of 343 runners (one for each FDNY fire fighter lost on 9/11). We will also be recruiting for members of our armed services to make a large presence during the run in 2017. 



We are committing to you to have the following for next year:


  • Free Finisher's Shirts 
  • Event Medals (DogTags) for all events
  • Belt Buckle for anyone doing 100 miles in 24 Hour Race
  • 50 Mile Dog Tag Medal for anyone completing 50 miles in 24 Hour or 9 Hour 11 Minute Run
  •  "Ultra Marathoner" Dog Tag for anyone going longer than 26.2 miles in 24 Hour or 9 Hour 11 Minute Run


We are also changing the start format to offer a greater tribute to the timeline of the day and a more ceremonial way to honor all those lost on 9/11 (details below). 

We would like to invite you to help in the process of making this the best event of its kind. So please invite your friends- invite your church groups, co workers and commit to going farther than you did last year. 


Thank you and God Bless the USA!!

David. 

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OUR NEW FORMAT WILL GIVE US A GREATER CHANCE TO 

HONOR ALL THOSE LOST ON 9/11

  • Half Marathon/ Marathon: Starts at 8:46am (The time in New York when the first Trade Center Tower was attacked)
  • 9.11 Mile Run: Starts at 9:03am (The time in New York when the second Trade Center Tower was attacked)
  • 5k Run/ Walk: Starts at 9:37am (The time in Washington DC when the Pentagon was attacked)

  • 9 Hour 11 Minute Run: Starts at 7:00am on Saturday morning and finishes at 4:11pm
  • 24 Hour Run (Starts at 4:11pm on Friday Sept. 8th and finishes with 9 Hour 11 minute Ultra)

 



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American Heroes Run.

We will never forget the tragic events of 9/11/01 and how it changed our nation forever.
Please join us for this special day and celebration of the greatest nation on earth. We wish to honor our troops, firefighters and law enforcement officers all of whom put their lives on the line to protect us. 

This run is a celebration of freedom and the USA! 

No politics; just patriotism.

-David Clark

please visit our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/American-Heroes-Run/142929562405528
 


The Run:

Join us on September 8th and 9th, 2017  for a run/walk around Rogers Grove Park in Longmont, CO.
The track is approx. 1 mile long and loops around the lake and park. You can walk one lap in support of the cause, or run as long or far as you desire. 
We will have a professional timing company on hand tracking all the miles for the Solo and Team runners. The event will be "chip timed" and the results will be posted in real time during the event. (Scoring provided by MCM Timing and Results, LLC) 



The run course is a flat, soft dirt trail. :

5k Run/ Walk
9.11 Mile Run
Half Marathon
Marathon
9 hour 11 minute run
24 hour run





The Activities:

We will have music and flags and fun for everyone. We encourage you to bring the family, pinic, relax and cheer on the runners. 


The Entrants:

We are expecting runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. There will also be several fire departments, police departments running as well as members of our Armed Forces.

Event details and schedule

OUR NEW FORMAT WILL GIVE US A GREATER CHANCE TO 

HONOR ALL THOSE LOST ON 9/11

  • Half Marathon/ Marathon: Starts at 8:46am (The time in New York when the first Trade Center Tower was attacked)
  • 9.11 Mile Run: Starts at 9:03am (The time in New York when the second Trade Center Tower was attacked)
  • 5k Run/ Walk: Starts at 9:37am (The time in Washington DC when the Pentagon was attacked)
  • 9 Hour 11 Minute Run: Starts at 7:00am on Saturday morning and finishes at 4:11pm
  • 24 Hour Run (Starts at 4:11pm on Friday Sept. 8th and finishes with 9 Hour 11 minute Ultra)
Other Info


• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.

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