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Who: Open to all Team Wright-Patt employees and families
What: A ceremony and 5k run or 2k walk event; festive patriotic or unit morale attire is encouraged!
When: Wednesday, September 11th @ 0800
Where: WPAFB, Area B flight line by the intersection of Loop Rd & C St
Why: To always remember our Fallen heroes & loved ones
Parking: Main parking lots at Loop Rd & C St (refer to the Map section below)
Alternate Duty Location: This is an approved alternate duty location for the 88th ABW and NASIC for military and civilian employees (if authorized by their first level supervisor and mission requirements permitting)
How can I volunteer?
Anyone who is a Team Wright-Patt member may volunteer! There are two ways to volunteer but both require contacting the event organizer CGOC. 1) Anyone who wishes to volunteer and run may be a unit POC or assist with set-up/tear-down. 2) Anyone who only wants to volunteer may be a unit POC or assist with set-up/tear-down, medical, water-stations, or event security. Please click "Questions?" under race contact info below and submit a response to say you'd like to volunteer and the team will reach out to you with details.
How does this honor 9/11?
There will be a brief ceremony at the start line to kick-off the run and walk. The ceremony will feature a guest speaker, honor guard presentation, live rendition of the national anthem, and a prayer and moment of silence led by a base chaplain. This year, we would like to honor individuals involved in 9/11 with commemorative signs along the route. If you would like to dedicate a sign to someone, there is an option during registration to submit information (this could include name, age, involvement in 9/11, and any details about their lives). You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org with information and/or photos.
Who can participate in the event? Can I bring my family?
Anyone who is a Team Wright-Patt member to include families can participate. The event will only be open to all Wright Patterson AFB personnel and not to the public.
How do I register for the event?
Go to the registration section of this site and click the "Sign Up" button.
Where are we meeting?
We will meet on Area B, on the corner of Loop Road and C Street. Refer to the map for further visual details.
If I am coming from Area A, where will I park?
There will be parking available in the parking lot on the corner of Loop Road and C Street. The entrance to this lot is across from Wright Field Fitness Center, off of C Street. Refer to the blue outline on the map for parking details.
What is the distance of the walk & run?
The walk will be slightly over 2 kilometers and the run will be 5 kilometers.
Is this an alternate duty location for military/civilian personnel?
Military members and civilian employees may attend 'Run for the Fallen' as part of their normal duty day with no charge to leave, if authorized by their first level supervisor and mission requirements permitting. This is an 88th ABW and NASIC approved alternate duty location.
How much is the event?
The event is FREE!
What is the UOD for military? Can I have headphones?
You are able to wear military PT uniform or appropriate civilian athletic gear -- festive or unit morale attire is encouraged! The military PT uniform is NOT required. Headphones are allowed but should not be a distraction, to yourself or others, from proper safety measures and the purpose of the event.
What can civilians wear? Can I have headphones?
Civilians and contractors may wear appropriate athletic gear -- festive or unit morale attire is encouraged! Headphones are allowed but should not be a distraction, to yourself or others, from proper safety measures and the purpose of this event.
Are strollers or handicapped bicycles allowed?
Strollers are allowed when walking. Handicapped bicycles are allowed this year; however, other bicycles, roller skates/blades, hover boards, etc. are NOT permitted.
Are pets allowed?
We are not able to allow pets at this event; sorry for any inconvenience.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
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