Race Will Honor Current And Former Military Members

September 3, 2013
By

A 5k race will be held to honor all service men and women on September 7.

The Salute a Soldier 5K is hosted by the Sunman American Legion and will kick off the Sunman Wine and Fireworks Festival.

The race is in memory of PFC Anthony Seig and all current and past military members who have fought, or are fighting for our freedom. Seig was killed in action on September 9, 2006.

Patriotic events will occur throughout the race, including a 21-gun-salute prior to the start. During the 5K, the route will be lined with American flags, which can still be purchased for $10.00 to honor past and current military members. The Patriot Guard will also be at the finish line.

The race starts and finishes at Legion Post #337, 412 Eastern Avenue. The race starts at 9:00 a.m. and check-in is at 7:45 a.m.

Registration is $25 per runner or walker, which includes a t-shirt, or $20 without a t-shirt.

Age groups for walkers range from 19 and under to 60 and above. Age groups for runners range from 8-70 and over.

Awards will be presented to the overall top male and female runners and walkers, and the top three participants in each age category.

Following the race, the public is invited to stay for food, drinks, entertainment and a tribute to Veterans at 11:30 a.m.

Registration and additional information is available at www.stuartroadracing.com or www.seigandassociates.com

 

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Mar
6
Thu
all-day Hamburg Knights of St John’s Will Be Offering Two Scholarships This Year
Hamburg Knights of St John’s Wil…
Mar 6 – May 1 all-day
Anyone furthering their education after high school or currently enrolled in advanced learning courses may apply. For an application call Dan Nobbe @ 812-934-3979. Application [...]
Mar
10
Mon
all-day Registration Deadline For The 10th Annual BHS Battle of the Bands @ Batesville Middle School Gym
Registration Deadline For The 10… @ Batesville Middle School Gym
Mar 10 – Apr 19 all-day
Fundraiser event sponsored by Batesville Music Boosters. The Battle will feature teen bands from throughout a four county area, playing a variety of music, competing [...]
Mar
24
Mon
all-day Batesville Knight’s Of St. John Mission Fund Raiser
Batesville Knight’s Of St. John …
Mar 24 – May 23 all-day
The Batesville Knight’s Of St. John Commandery #243 Mission Team will be selling FIVE OAKS LAWN AND GARDEN GIFT CERTIFICATES through May 23rd. They Are [...]

View Calendar