TAMPA — The Tampa Area Marine Parents Association will hold the sixth annual Run for the Fallen to honor fallen service members and their families on Saturday and Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 U.S. 301 N. There will be a 10K run, a 5K walk and run, and a 1-mile walk and run.
TAMPA's goal is to have a walking or running representative for each of the local fallen soldiers. Participation in the races is free. To register in advance, visit active.com/tampa-fl and click on "6th Annual Run for the Fallen — Tampa."
Events scheduled in conjunction with the race:
Saturday: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., packet pickup; 6 to 7:30 p.m., cookout for $5 per person; 7:45 p.m., motorcycle procession arrives; 8 p.m., candlelight memorial.
Sunday: 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., late registration; 9 a.m., opening ceremony, followed by the runs.
The Fallen Floridians Tribute will be on display for the public until Sunday. Event T-shirts will be on sale at the run. For information, email email@example.com or call (813) 965-2682.