CONGRATULATIONS Charleston on a fantastic race day!!
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.
Run, Volunteer, Donate, Cheer…but most of all: HONOR
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 100% organized by local community volunteers. It is the perfect opportunity for your community to personally come out and thank your local veterans, their families, and first responders in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment!
*Please note not all race locations include a 1 mile fun run/walk
*To guarantee a race shirt and participant memorabilia, you must register by August 31, 2014, 11:59pm EST.
- 5K General Admissions Individual: $30
- Family of 4: $100
PACKET PICK-UP AND IN-PERSON REGISTRATION will be held Friday, September 5th from 10AM – 7PM in the loop next to the Charleston Fire and Police Department on Seven Farms Drive. In-person registration will be $35 for individuals or $120 for a family/team of 4 and will be CASH and CHECK only!
Packet Pick-Up and Registration will also be available on race morning beginning at 6AM. Again, in-person registration will be $35 for individuals or $120 for a family/team of 4 and will be CASH and CHECK only!
OPENING CEREMONIES: All participants are encouraged to arrive early on race morning as sections of the streets will begin closing at 7:10 to accommodate our opening ceremonies. Our Local Title Sponsor, Crossfit Discovery, invites all participants to join them in a pre-race warm up beginning at 7:10 in front of the Start/Finish line. Our opening ceremonies will follow, beginning at 7:30 and the race will start promptly at8AM. These opening ceremonies will include flag presentation by the Charleston Fire Dept Honor Guard, bagpipe performance by the Charleston Police Pipes and Drums, guest speakers, and the singing of our National Anthem…you don’t want to miss it!!
EVENT PARKING: Street parking is available along Seven Farms Drive towards the Family Circle Cup, as well as Island Park Drive. WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE DO NOT PARK ANYWHERE ON SEVEN FARMS DRIVE BETWEEN THE INTERSECTIONS OF RIVERLANDING AND DANIEL ISLAND DRIVE, AS TO NOT INTERFERE WITH OUR RACE COURSE.
One of our amazing sponsors, The New Primal, is sponsoring a “Spirit Award” and will have an awesome prize pack for the person they feel shows the most spirit on race day!!! Some examples could be wearing red, white and blue, running with the American Flag or even having a patriotic face painting…creativity is definitely a plus!!! They will also be giving away their signature grass-fed, gluten free beef jerky to the first 100 participants to pick up their race packets!
AWARDS: We will be giving away TONS of awards including plaques for Top Overall Male, Top Overall Female and Top Overall Team Participation. We will also be giving away a total of 66 Top Finisher medals to the top 3 male and top 3 female in 11 different age brackets! AWARDS CEREMONY WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY AT9:15AM.
RAFFLES AND FUNDRAISERS: We have some AMAZING raffle prizes to give away on race day including a COSTAS gift basket valued at $250, courtesy of Jackson Davenport and a beautiful, signed and framed “343” Art of Fire print courtesy of Adam Hurst Art Studios…just to name a few! Raffle entries are $1.00 each and you DO NOT have to be present to win!!! That’s not all…we also have several sponsors and supporters that will have merchandise for sale on race day to help raise money for our event so please be sure to support them if at all possible! The success of our race would not be possible without each and every sponsor so please be courteous and stop by their sponsor tables to say thank you!
If you cannot run/walk in the race but want to volunteer, we would love for you to join us! Contact us at Charleston@911heroesrun.org for more information on available volunteer positions!
9/11 Heroes Run Race Series Sponsors
Looking to VOLUNTEER or have a QUESTION not answered on our FAQ page…Please contact our local race director for this location via Charleston@911HeroesRun.org