When: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Walk Begins at 11:30 AM
Where: W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds
I-29 and W. 12th Street, Sioux Falls, SD
Walk begins near Pancake House
Our Purpose: We will walk a mile honoring our South Dakota service members who have died as a result of war.
We will read the names of all of our Fallen Heroes we’ve lost since September 11, 2001.
Please bring pictures of your hero for our name badges. (3”wide x 4”tall or smaller works best)
Banners in the Expo Building:
Several Gold Star Families and volunteers will be with the South Dakota Fallen Heroes Banners, which will be displayed 10AM-5PM Saturday and Sunday.
Operation Freedom Bird:
We are honored to be a part of Vietnam Veterans of America’s “Operation Freedom Bird 2013” at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds! Freedom Bird Opening Ceremony starts at 10:00 AM at the Expo Building.
Freedom Bird Schedule:
Aug 24 10AM-5PM (Free BBQ supper at 5PM)
Aug 25 10AM-5PM
About the “Run for the Fallen” Efforts:
Last year, there were roughly 19,692 participants in 20 states , running and walking a combined total of over 41,567 miles. Help us continue to honor and remember our service members, bringing people and our community together, as we Walk for the Fallen!
Bring the whole family and stay after the walk for some great fellowship!
For more information, contact Brad S. at 605-376-9881