PHOENIX, AZ REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
The 9/11 Heroes Run unites communities internationally with the goal to never forget the sacrifices of the heroes of September 11th and the wars since: veteran, first responder, civilian, and military.
Join us to raise awareness and honor the fallen.
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SSG Alexander W. Conrad
The 1-mile fun run at the Phoenix 9/11 Heroes Run will be held in honor of SSG Alexander W. Conrad. SSG Alexander W. Conrad was killed in action on June 8, 2018, in Somalia.
SSG Conrad was born in Arizona on May 11, 1992. He joined the Army in June 2010. He was a member of the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The attack that killed SSG Conrad occurred during a multi-day operation, in which US Forces were working with Somali and Kenyan units in Jubaland, an area southwest of Mogadishu. Prior to being killed, SSG Conrad was critically involved in establishing the combat operation post where the attack occurred. The COP was later named COP Conrad.
SSG Conrad’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star with Valor, Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation (second award), the Army Commendation Medal (third award), the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal (second award), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Combat Action Badge, and the Basic Parachutist Badge. He completed the French Basic Language Course at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in 2016. He was a graduate of the Source Operations Course, Class 12-001, and the Defense Strategic Debriefing Course 13-008.
SSG Conrad is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Packet Pick Up
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Travis Manion Foundation is proud to partner with GORUCK again in 2022, bringing rucking divisions to every 9/11 Heroes Run. Rucking is a sport grounded in Special Forces Training in which participants carry weighted rucksacks. All participants registered for the GORUCK division will receive this year's exclusive TMF GORUCK patch. Please read the rules and requirements carefully as they have changed since last year. Learn more about GORUCK here.
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