9/11 Heroes Run Saturday in Luther Burbank Park | Sports brief
By MEGAN MANAGAN
Mercer Island Reporter Reporter
September 11, 2012 · 2:36 PM
This Saturday, Sept. 15 Mercer Island will be host to the 9/11 Heroes Run at Luther Burbank Park.
The Run, part of a national effort for the Travis Manion Foundation is $25 per person. Racers can choose either a 5k or 1.5 mile fun run.
Half of the proceeds from the race go to local nonprofits which help honor those from Sept. 11 – veterans, first responders, military and civilian. The Seattle area event will be partnering with Team Jesse foundation.
Check in begins at 8 a.m. on the morning of the race, followed by opening ceremonies at 8:15 a.m. The 5k race begins at 9:30 a.m. and the 1.5 mile fun run will start at 9:35 a.m.
The Travis Manion Foundation will be hosting similar events around the country in honor of the Sept. 11 anniversary.
Learn more or register online at www.911heroesrun.com.
Contact Mercer Island Reporter Reporter Megan Managan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 232-1215 ext. 5054.