IN MEMORY OF THOSE WE'VE LOST AND HOW WE CAME TOGETHER
20th Anniversary Run at PHS Track on 9/11/21. come join the family friendly, all-day event
"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
Our history of the event
and what keep us going
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 11, 2021 at the Powhatan High School track.
This event is open to the public to join in running, remembering or just supporting and thanking our first responders.
2021 First Responder 9/11 Run Schedule of Events
Sept 11 - 12:01am – Run begins
8:30am - Members of the PHS band perform the National Anthem
8:30am - 10:30am - 100.9 broadcasting live
8:46am – Moment of Silence – American 11 WTCN Tower
9:03am – Moment of Silence – United 175 WTCS Tower
9:37am – Moment of Silence – American 77 Pentagon
10:07am – Moment of Silence – United 93 Somerset County, PA
10:30am - 5k Fun Run on High School Cross Country Course
11:00am – 4:00 pm Concession Stand Open (Snacks/Drinks)
11:00am – 1:00pm – Kids Games
2:00pm - Ladder Truck Arrives
3:30pm – Carroll Smith Q&A (career firefighter and participant in the rescue efforts in NY in the aftermath of 9/11/01)
4:00pm – 6:00pm – Kid Games
4:00pm – 8:00pm – Food Truck
6:00pm – Silent Auction Cut Off
6:45pm - Final Community Celebration Lap
7pm – Picnic/1+ Lap Giveaway and 50-50 Raffle Winners
8pm – Food Truck Closes
Come Run, Walk, Cheer & Remember!
How to donate
All donations benefit the Volunteer Fire Companies and Rescue Squad
Checks can be made out to PVRS 9/11 Run and mailed to:
Powhatan Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc
PO Box 247
Powhatan, VA 23139-0247
If you prefer to make an electronic donation via ACH, please send an email to email@example.com and the banking instructions will be provided to you for the account at Essex Bank
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