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News Release
190518-Z-CH590-001
190518-Z-CH590-001
The 6th Annual Run 2 Remember 5K Run/Walk (Photo) - 05/20/22

The 6th Annual Run 2 Remember will once again be held this year on May 21, 2022 at Salem Riverfront Park beginning at 8:00 a.m.

The Run 2 Remember is held to honor those who have sacrificed everything while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.  It further supports loved ones and Gold Star Families, to provide honor, hope and healing to those grieving any military loss.

Assistant Adjutant General Oregon National Guard and Joint Domestic Operations Commander, Brig. Gen. Mark Crosby is the scheduled guest speaker, along with Gold Star Family Member Mr. Wendall Pelham.

The run will include a 5K run/walk for all august along with a half mile kid’s run (Ages 6-12). A virtual 5k run is also included at part of the Run 2 Remember event. 

“With Honor and Respect to you and your family, we will never forget the sacrifice you and your loved one made for this great Nation,” said Philip Highwood, with Oregon Survivor Outreach Services.

The Oregon National Guard Family Program has partnered with multiple military and veterans organizations to continue this annual event. This event is free to the participants and open to the community. 

Salem Riverfront Park is located at 200 Water Street N.E., Salem, Oregon. For additional information please see the event website: https://runsignup.com/Race/OR/Salem/ORNGRun2Remember

 

Photos from past “Run 2 Remember” events:

190518-Z-CH590-001: Oregon National Guard family members and others took part in the "Run 2 Remember" 2019 at the Salem Waterfront Park, Salem, Oregon, May 18, 2019. 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. (Photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

190518-Z-CH590-002: National Guard family members and others took part in the "Run 2 Remember" 2019 at the Salem Waterfront Park, Salem, Oregon, May 18, 2019. The 5K out and back course brought out over 350 participants for the annual memorial run. 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. (Photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

190518-Z-CH590-003: Oregon National Guard Brig. Gen. William Edwards (center) and other National Guard family members and others being the kids 1//2 mile fun run as part of the "Run 2 Remember" held at the Salem Waterfront Park, Salem, Oregon, May 18, 2019. Edwards, Assistant Adjutant General Army, ran both the kids fun run (1/2 mile) and the 5K event. (Photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

190518-Z-CH590-004: National Guard family members and others took part in the "Run 2 Remember" 2019 at the Salem Waterfront Park, Salem, Oregon, May 18, 2019. The 5K out and back course brought out over 350 participants for the annual memorial run. 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. (Photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

180519-Z-OT568-005: Ann Browning (left) and Oregon Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Elena Miron, with the Oregon National Guard Education Services Office, pose for a photo at their booth providing information to military families about education benefits during the “Run to Remember” 5K run/walk event at Salem Riverfront Park, 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 during Armed Forces Day. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

180519-Z-OT568-006: 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 during Armed Forces Day. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class April Davis, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs)

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