2024 Tampa, FL

9/11 Heroes Run

28 - Sep - 2024


In-Person Registration

Join your community on September 28 at 8:46 AM at Park Square Plaza at FishHawk for the 2024 Tampa, FL 9/11 Heroes Run.

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​​The 9/11 Heroes Run unites communities to honor the heroes of 9/11 and the service members who stepped up in the wars that followed. Join your community in fulfilling the promise we made over 20 years ago to never forget. 



Race Details

  • Additional Race Details

    Welcome to the Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run in Tampa Bay!

    Event Details:

    Park Square Plaza at FishHawk
    16132 Churchview Dr, Lithia, FL 33547

    Race Times:

    • 7:00 AM: Veterans Village opens
    • 7:00 AM: Online registration and packet pickup opens
    • 7:50 AM: 9/11 Heroes Run opening ceremony
    • 8:46 AM: 5K Start, including the Ruckers in Remembrance, marking the exact time the North Tower was struck on 9/11
    • 9:03 AM: 1-Mile Remembrance Run, starting at the exact time the South Tower was struck on 9/11
    • 9:30 AM: Awards ceremony starts
    • 10:00 AM: Veterans Village closes

    Why You Should Run with Us:

    The Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run is more than just a race; it’s a powerful way to honor the heroes of 9/11, remember the sacrifices made, and support our veterans, first responders, and military personnel. Here's why you should join us:

    1. Honor and Remember: Each step you take pays tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of those who lost their lives on September 11th and in the wars since.

    2. Community and Patriotism: The event brings together people from all walks of life in a show of solidarity and support for our heroes. Experience the camaraderie and spirit of unity as we remember together.

    3. Support Veterans and First Responders: Proceeds from the race go towards supporting veterans, their families, and first responders. Your participation helps make a difference in the lives of those who serve our nation.

    4. Veterans Village: Visit the Veterans Village to learn more about local veteran organizations, engage with the community, and access resources and information.

    5. Special Ceremonies: Witness the poignant opening ceremony and participate in the remembrance runs at the exact times the towers were struck. It’s a meaningful way to connect with the events of 9/11.

    6. Family-Friendly Event: With different race options, including the 5K and the 1-Mile Remembrance Run, there's something for everyone. Bring your family and friends for a day of remembrance and community.

    Join Us

    Lace up your running shoes and join us at Park Square Plaza for a memorable event that honors our past and supports our future. Whether you're running, rucking, or walking, your participation means the world. Let's make this a day to remember and a day to make a difference.

    For more information and to register, visit our website. We look forward to seeing you there!


    Calling All Volunteers:

    The Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run relies on the dedication and support of our volunteers to ensure the event’s success. Your help is critical in making this race a meaningful and smooth experience for everyone involved. Here’s why your contribution is so important:

    1. Event Coordination: Volunteers assist with registration, packet pickup, and guiding participants. Your efforts help keep everything organized and running smoothly.

    2. Supporting Participants: From handing out water to cheering on runners, your support keeps participants motivated and safe throughout the race.

    3. Veterans Village Assistance: Help manage the Veterans Village, providing information and assistance to attendees and ensuring that everyone can access the resources and information they need.

    4. Ensuring Safety: Volunteers play a key role in maintaining the safety of all participants by directing runners, managing the course, and providing first aid support if needed.

    5. Creating a Welcoming Environment: Your friendly presence and enthusiasm create a positive and welcoming atmosphere that enhances the overall experience for everyone involved.

    6. Honoring Our Heroes: By volunteering, you actively contribute to an event that honors the sacrifices of our heroes and supports veterans, first responders, and military personnel. Your involvement makes a significant difference in the success of this tribute.

    Join Us as a Volunteer:

    Becoming a volunteer for the Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run is a rewarding way to give back to the community and support a cause that honors the bravery and sacrifice of our heroes. Whether you have a few hours or the whole day to give, your help is invaluable.

    To sign up as a volunteer, visit our website and complete the volunteer registration form. We are grateful for your support and look forward to working with you to make this event a success.

    Thank you for considering volunteering with us. Your contribution helps ensure that this day of remembrance and support is truly special for everyone involved.


    Travis Manion Foundation is proud to partner with GORUCK again in 2024, 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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