WPAFB hosting Run for the Fallen


WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base community will remember those lost in the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by participating in the fourth annual Run for the Fallen.

It is cheduled for 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11 at the intersection of Loop and Spaatz roads on Area B.

The 5k run and 2k walk events are free and open to all Wright-Patt military and civilian employees, as well as their families.

The event will include moments of remembrance from 9/11 including time hacks reflecting what was happening at those precise times on that morning in 2001 and volunteers who will offer their personal reflections on how the attacks impacted them then and now.

The run and walk will start at 8:46:30 a.m., the exact time American Airlines Flight 11 was flown into the north tower of World Trade Center 1.

Run for the Fallen pays tribute to the nearly 3,000 people who died in the attacks of 9/11, keeping the promise made on that day by many to “Never Forget.” The event averages more than 1,500 people in attendance each year.

Fairborn Daily Herald

Story courtesy of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.