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

Jul
20
Sun
all-day Ripley County 4-H Fair
Ripley County 4-H Fair
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Farm animals, 4-H exhibits, rides, commercial vendors and grandstand events, Ripley County Fairground, 525 West Beech St., Osgood.  Contact Shanna Joseph (812)689-6535 or ripleycopark@comcast.net,  www.ripleycounty.com/parks/4hfair.html .
all-day Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Fair booth is open to Chamber Members.
Jul
22
Tue
all-day Ripley County 4-H Fair @ Ripley County Fairground
Ripley County 4-H Fair @ Ripley County Fairground
Jul 22 all-day
Farm animals, 4-H exhibits, rides, commercial vendors and grandstand events, Ripley County Fairground, 525 West Beech St., Osgood.  Contact Shanna Joseph (812)689-6535 or ripleycopark@comcast.net,  www.ripleycounty.com/parks/4hfair.html .

View Calendar