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Let's Celebrate 10 Years together!!!!!! It's the 10th year anniversary of the Pvt. Heath Warner Memorial Run. This race has become your premiere tradition in the greater Stark County Ohio area over Memorial Day Weekend. The event is open to to all athletes of all running and walking abilities that is dedicated to extending the legacy USMC Pvt. Heath Warner who died defending freedom on 11/22/06 in the Al Anbar Province in Iraq. The race honors all who have given the ultimate price for freedom. Who are you Running to Remember this Memorial Day weekend?
Proceeds from the race are used to help surviving military families, returning veterans and other community projects through the Pvt. Heath Warner Memorial Fund.
All finishers receive a Custom Designed Race Medal....it's very cool!!!
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, BUT YOU CAN SIGN UP AT EARLY PACKET PICKUP AND ON RACE DAY.
Early Pickup: Friday, May 26th from 4 - 6 at Kempthorn Motors, 1449 Cleveland Ave NW Canton
Race Day Pickup: Saturday, May 27th from 6:30 - 7:45 am near the starting line by the Paul and Carol David YMCA, 7389 Caritas Cir, NW, Massillon
We have added the new features to this year's race!!!
ALL finishers receive a Custom Designed premium race medal!
Custom color collectible dog tag!
We have added new race head bands to the race store. You now have your choice of the patriotic flag, pink and purple cameo, blue with light blue flames, black with bright orange flames and blue with white and light blue racers! They are $5 each.
Start and Finish: Opening ceremony will begin at 7:30am followed by the race at 8:00am. The race will start behind the Paul & Carol David YMCA of Jackson Township, 7389 Caritas Circle NW, Massillon, OH 44646 and end at Jackson Community Park. Parking is available at Jackson Senior High School located 7600 Fulton Drive NW, Massillon, OH 44646.
Packet Pickup : Early packet picket will be available on Friday, May 26, 2017 (details to be announced). Same day packet pick up is available starting at 6:30 am.
Awards: All finishers receive a Custom Designed Finish Medals!!!! Awards will be given immediately after race.
Partnership with the Jackson Township Rotary Field of Heroes
Over Memorial Day Weekend, 2017, The Rotary Club of Jackson Township is seeking your support and collaboration to sponsor a spectacular visual display of 1,500 American Flags which will be displayed across from Jackson Township Safety Center on Wales Road. These 3' x 5' flags will stand 8 feet tall in perfect rows and columns across a field of green. The Field of Honor / Field of Heroes is an opportunity for our community members to honor their personal heroes who have made an impact on their lives.
The Rotary Club of Jackson Township invites you to join us to show support for your hero. Become a part of this collaborative community event by purchasing a flag that will stand proudly in the Field of Honor / Field of Heroes. After the Memorial weekend the flag is yours to keep, or you can ship the flag to your hero or donate it to a charitable organization supporting active military, veterans, public safety personnel or their families. This is an opportunity for us all to come together as a community to remember, to honor, and to heal.