9/11 Heroes Run

The 9/11 Heroes Run unites communities internationally with the goal to never forget the sacrifices of the heroes of September 11th and in the wars since: Veteran, first responder, civilian, and military. Join us to raise awareness and honor the fallen.

The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k +1M fun run/walk welcomes runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages. Events take place all over the world, on or near September 11th, and are organized by local volunteers who have asked themselves “If Not Me, Then Who…” and are serving in their communities. The 9/11 Heroes Run is the perfect opportunity for your community to come together and thank your local veterans, first responders, and their families each year at fun and family friendly event!

Give back

A large portion of the funds raised through the 9/11 Heroes Run are invested back into the race communities to support local veterans, first responders, troops and military families. The remaining proceeds support the Travis Manion Foundation’s community building projects, programs that inspire future leaders, initiatives that foster camaraderie, and events that support our veterans, service members, and their families.

We RUN to honor the heroes of 9/11. 

We run to HONOR those who’ve served our nation since.

We run to ACTIVATE COMMUNITIES and EMPOWER your local veterans, first responders and survivors.

Run, Volunteer, Donate, Cheer…but most of all: HONOR


Details for the 2015 9/11 Heroes Run Race Series will be coming soon!!!

If you are interested in hosting a run in your community, please fill out the 2015 Local Race Director Application today by clicking HERE!


Find a race close to you

Can’t find a race close to you?

One might not exist yet, but you can start one!

National Sponsors

  • Comcast
  • 31 Heroes
  • JWT


We are excited to offer a Virtual Runner option! You can join us in running to honor the fallen even if there isn't a race near you. Select the "Virtual Runner" Location on the map above once registration is open. Interested in volunteering at a race near you? Click here to fill out the volunteer form!

Check out these awesome Bullets2Bandages 9/11 Heroes Run bottle openers!

If you can't participate in a 9/11 Heroes Run, you can still fundraise or make a donation. Click below to set up your own fundraising page or donate to a run!

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Countdown to Race Weekend

RACE WEEKEND IS HERE! Are you honoring the fallen by challenging the living this weekend with us?!

Featured 9/11 Heroes Run Stories

9/11 Heroes Run in the numbers

  • 50 + Domestic & International communities

    host runs annually.

  • 50,000 + participants

    throughout the country and around the world.

  • 35 US States

    Run to honor

  • $500,000+ Invested Locally

    to directly support veterans, first responders, and their families in your community.

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