Monday, August 31, 2009

Maine's Run for the Fallen - August 2009

On Sunday, August 30, 2009, Maine's "Run for the Fallen" event took place. The run was 59 miles long; one mile for each fallen Maine serviceman of the War on Terror. Along each mile mark were a photo of the service member and a short biography. A lobster bake was held after the run at Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth for the runners and fallen servicemen families. Read more in "Special Tribute, a mile at a time", Portland Press Herald, August 31, 2009. Visit the Maine Run for the Fallen website at:

More press coverage:

"Runners Pay Tribute to Fallen Troops", WMTW ABC 8, August 30, 2009.
"59 Miles To Honor 59 Maine Soldiers",, August 30, 2009.

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