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Honoring Heroes Memorial 5k/10k

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Type: Public

“OUR DEBT TO THE HEROIC MEN AND VALIANT WOMEN IN THE SERVICE 
OF OUR COUNTRY CAN NEVER BE REPAID. THEY HAVE EARNED OUR 
UNDYING GRATITUDE. AMERICA WILL NEVER FORGET THEIR SACRIFICES.” – President Harry S Truman

Join the Honoring Heroes Memorial 5K•10K at the Bangor Waterfront on Sunday, June 17, 2018 to remember the lives of Maine’s Fallen Heroes and their Gold Star Families.  Come together in Honoring and Remembering all of Maine’s service members, from all wars and conflicts, who sacrificed their lives for Our Freedom; and Uniting together in support of their families.  This event is a fundraiser for the Maine Gold Star Family Memorial to be located in Augusta, Maine’s Capitol Park.

The Honoring Heroes Memorial 5K•10K offers a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K Run or Walk, 10K Run, Adaptive Athlete, and Virtual options.  Veterans and Active Duty personnel are encouraged to attend, either to walk, run, or line the finish with American Flags.

A Special Tribute will commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Operation Gothic Serpent, in which MSG Gary Gordon of LincolnSSG Thomas “Tommie” Field of Lisbon, and 17 other men sacrificed their lives on 3/4 OCT 93.  Together with his comrade, Sergeant First Class Randy Shughart, Gordon was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for actions he performed during the Battle of Mogadishu in October 1993.  The Battle of Mogadishu consisted of various elite special operations units from Army, Air Force and Navy special services: U.S. Army Rangers from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment; C Squadron, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), better known as “Delta Force”; helicopters flown by 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment; Air Force Combat Controllers; Air Force Pararescuemen; and Navy SEALs.  Those who sacrificed their lives in October of 1993, and their brothers in arms, will be Honored.

Gold Star Families are encouraged to register in one of three ways.  Registration for any of the events is absolutely free!

Children under 18 can participate in the Kids 1 Mile Fun Run.  Please select the Gold Star Child option at registration.
All ages are welcome to Walk or Run in the 5K or Run in the 10K.  Please choose either of those Gold Star options at registration.
If you do not wish to Walk or Run, then you are Welcome to Honor your Loved One by Standing their Memorial Marker on the Course.  Please choose this Gold Star option at registration.

It is our pleasure to assist in Remembering, Honoring, and Inspiring.

To register for this event, please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Bangor/HonoringHeroesMemorial.

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Bangor/HonoringHeroesMemorial

Organizer

CompetitorME
Email:
competitorme@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.competitorme.com/

Venue

Bangor Waterfront
1 Railroad Street
Bangor, 04401 United States
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