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Oregon National Guard 'Run 2 Remember' 5K Run/Walk event (Photo) - 05/15/19

SALEM, Oregon – The 3rd Annual Oregon National Guard ‘Run 2 Remember’ 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for May 18, 2019 at the Salem Riverfront Park, 200 Water Street, NE, Salem, Oregon. A brief registration period will be open beginning at 8:00 AM, as participants are highly encouraged to register before the day of the event at:

https://www.oregonarmyguard.com/ausa5k

Oregon Army National Guard Brig. Gen. William J. Edwards, Assistant Adjutant General Army, is scheduled to deliver remarks to those in attendance at 8:30 AM. The Kids Fun Run (1/2 mile run) will take place at 8:40 with the featured event 5K Run/Walk starting at 9:00 AM.

The route for the race is a 2.5K out-and-back course with an aid station at the turn-around point. There will also be an aid station at the Start/Finish line.

The remembrance run/walk is in honor of Fallen Service Members from all branches of the Armed Forces. In addition to the run/walk events, a resource fair will be open for surviving family and Service Members. Food cart vendors have been invited and service provider booths will be open onsite throughout the event. The day’s activities will conclude at 11:00 AM.

Helping host the event is the Oregon National Guard Service Member Family Support Branch along with The Association of the United States Army and The United States Army Survivor Outreach. Resource Fair participants include the Polk County Veteran Services Office, Team Red, White and Blue, Military One Source, The Returning Veterans Project and other veteran service organizations. Additional information can be found at the link provided above.

PHOTO Caption:

Participants walk through Salem Riverfront Park during the 'Run to Remember' 5K Run/Walk, May 19, 2018, in Salem, Oregon. The Oregon National Guard’s Service Member & Family Support Branch hosted the event in honor of Fallen Service Members and Gold Star Families. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

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