NEVER FORGET

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 STORY
Our history of the event

and what keep 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 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!

Previous Runs

 
 
How to donate

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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 treasurer@powhatanrescue.com and the banking instructions will be provided to you for the account at Essex Bank

 

Donations by Paypal (paypal, debit, credit cards)

  1. Click on the donate button at the top of this page.

  2. Or copy the link below to your internet browser and it will take you to the PVRS Paypal donation page.

https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=53JKVNVBTHYVJ

   3. Use the QR code below on your cell phone camera to be directed to the PVRS Paypal doantion page.  

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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