The fourth annual Virginia Run for the Fallen, which honors and remembers fallen Virginia military service members, will be making its way through Gloucester today.
A team of more than 30 active duty military members from bases throughout Virginia and other locations across the U.S. will embark on a 240 plus-mile journey to honor every Virginia service member who died as a result of serving during the War on Terror and in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and New Dawn, a release stated.
The run begins at Fort Story and finishes on Sunday afternoon at Arlington National Cemetery. The runners are expected to arrive at Gloucester Point around 2:30 p.m., with the first day of the run ending in Saluda. From there, the runners will be driven to American Legion Post 75 on Route 17 at White Marsh for a dinner in their honor at 7:30 p.m.
Each mile of the route will be dedicated to an individual Virginia hero and his or her family. The run team will stop at each “Hero...
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