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NEVER FORGET

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WE'VE LOST AND HOW WE CAME TOGETHER

Join us Sept 9th on the phs track for the
2023 first responders run

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"I want to help turn 9/11 into a day of remembering the best of who we are. The run is my personal expression of thanks to those who have done, or stand ready to do, what most of us cannot fathom."

-Russ Holland, Jr

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OUR STORY
Our history of the event

and what keeps us going

THE RUN

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT AND DONATED LAST YEAR!

 

We are planning this year's run and look forward to seeing everyone on September 9, 2023. 

This event is open to the public to join in running, remembering or just supporting and thanking our first responders. 

2023 First Responder Run Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept 8, 11:45pm - Gather for Kickoff Celebration and Run begins at 12:01Am

Saturday, Sept 9 - All day we will have a silent auction, t-shirt sales, 50/50 raffle, a DJ and Fire, Rescue and Police vehicles to see. As always, we will have our last lap around 6:00pm. The community is invited to join all our first responders for a parade lap in support of all they do!  

Come Run, Walk, Roll, Cheer, Support & Remember!

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https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A45ACAF2FA1F49-first

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All donations benefit the Volunteer Fire Companies and Rescue Squad

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Other Options: 

Checks can be made out to Never Forget Run and mailed to: 
Powhatan Fire and Rescue Department
c/o 9/11 run
3910 Old Buckingham Rd
Powhatan, VA 23139-0247

Cash Accepted at the event

All donations are tax deductible and a receipt can be provided upon request

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IN THE NEWS

Powhatan's Russ Holland runs to honor 9/11 firefighters

Richmond.com - 09/18/2019

Powhatan man runs 343 laps to honor firefighters killed on 9/11

WTVR CBS 6 - 09/11/2019

Virginia Man Runs 343 Laps to Honor Firefighters Killed on 9/11

WTVR CBS 6 - 09/11/2019

Groups rally together run 343 laps for 343 fallen New York firefighters

NBC12 - 09/10/2019

Miles to Go Before He Sleeps

Dominion Energy - 06/05/2020

Never Forget Run honors firefighters killed in 9/11 attacks: 'They're our brothers and sisters'

WTVR CBS 6 - 09/11/2022

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