Run for the Fallen 10k-5K-1K at Merced College

Run for the Fallen 10k-5K-1K at Merced College

Nov 6, 2022 - Nov 5, 2023

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Course Type

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Event Details


FREE Online Registration will REOPEN on race day from 7:30-8:30am.

Opening Ceremonies begin at 8:30am.  Race starts at 9:00am RAIN or SHINE.


On Flag Day, June 14, 2008, a dedicated team of runners participated in the first Run for the Fallen and ran 4100 miles across America from Fort Irwin, CA to Arlington National Cemetery, one mile for every Soldier, Sailor, Airmen, and Marine killed since the War on Terror began. In 2018 on its tenth anniversary Honor and Remember expanded the initial run by creating America’s Run for the Fallen, the most comprehensive fallen veteran tribute to date. April 7th - August 5th, covering 6,000 miles over 120 days through 19 states honoring over 20,000 service members.

Each year since the first run across America, runners from around the world have joined Run for the Fallen in remembering our fallen. Over 50,000+ participants and over 200,000+ miles have been collectively run in remembrance of those heroes, organized in over 26 states.  Help us keep the memory of our local fallen heroes alive by joining us at Merced College on Sunday, November 5th.

The Merced Sunrise Rotary Club would like to invite you, your family, and your friends to this year’s Run for the Fallen and Field of Honor events.  On Sunday, November 5th, the FREE 5KRun/Walk & 10K Run will start at 9am.  The start and finish will take place near the main lawn at Merced College at M St./Yosemite Ave.  All participants will be chip-timed and eligible to receive a 1st Place, 2nd Place, or 3rd Place medal in all male and female Age-groups.  Those Age-groups are: 10 & under, 11-13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.  Commemorative t-shirts will be sold for $20 on race day and only while supplies last, with all proceeds donated to the Field of Honor.  We thank you for your support, in advance.

All participants are invited to attend a short ceremony where our local fallen heroes will be honored.  That will be followed by the start of the race at 9am.  You may register here online or on race day from 7am to 8:30am.  All those that pre-register must pick up their bibs between 7am-8:30am.  To view the course map, click on the link below.  ONLINE REG. DEADLINE:  SAT. NOV. 4th at 6:00pm 

Stay safe and we hope you will join us.  See you at the race!

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Run for the Fallen 10k-5K-1K at Merced College

Merced, CA, USA

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