The American Legion’s 3rd Annual Veterans Memorial 5K Run, 1K Run/Walk and
Tot Trot is THIS SATURDAY, 27 May 2017 with a start/finish at Marietta
Square. This family-friendly event is well organized with generous sponsors,
supporters and volunteers, music, free parking and more! Members from the
Georgia National Guard Recruiting team will be participating in the run and
also will be on site with a gaming trailer!
Proceeds benefit the Commander’s Fund of the American Legion, the Shepherd’s
Men and the GA National Guard Foundation! Military leadership from the GA
National Guard, including MG Joe Jarrard, BG Tom Carden, COL Randall
Simmons, CSM Jason York and many others will be leading the way! A team from
the Shepherd’s Men will participate in the 5K race by running the course 4
times! Lockheed Martin, one of the Gold sponsors, is sending 50 runners!
WHO else do we need to make this year’s event another great success? YOU!
Please see attached flyer to PRE-REGISTER NOW at www.americanlegion5k.org or
www.active.com. $30 for runners through May 25, 2017. $35 on race day
(cash or check only).
EARLY packet pick-up: Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm at
American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Ave., Marietta, GA 30060. Awesome
A Military Appreciation Celebration featuring the Georgia Symphony Orchestra
is scheduled to follow the race at 10:30 am in the Marietta Square! 40
piece orchestra to perform plus members of the GSO Youth Orchestra and the
Marietta High School Band.
See you on Saturday and thanks to all for your support!
Harriet H Morgan, Program Manager
GA National Guard Foundation