9/11 Heroes Run - Annapolis, MD

Annapolis, MD

Run, Volunteer, Donate, Cheer…but most of all: HONOR

We RUN, WALK and RUCK to honor the heroes of 9/11.

We run, walk and ruck to HONOR those who’ve served our nation since.

We run, walk and ruck to ACTIVATE & UNITE COMMUNITIES and EMPOWER local veterans, active duty, first responders, and families of the fallen.

The 9/11 Heroes Run/Walk/Ruck activates and unites communities to honor the sacrifices of those heroes from September 11th and the wars since, to include veterans, active duty, first responder, and families of the fallen. The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K +1M* fun run/walk welcomes runners, ruckers and walkers of all levels and of all ages, volunteers, friends, and family. It is not about fitness level or experience but about activating, uniting, and honoring our heroes. 

Started in 2007 by family of fallen 1st Lt. Travis Manion as a grassroots run in his hometown Doylestown, PA with 300 runners, the 9/11 Heroes Run now has more than 70 race locations around the world, presence in 38 different states across the country, and unites more than 60,000 people yearly to celebrate our heroes and spread awareness. Race proceeds are used to directly support Travis Manion Foundation's mission to empower our nation's veterans and families of our fallen heroes to develop character in future generations in order to strengthen communities. In select locations, a portion of race proceeds are granted back to a local nonprofit partner whose mission is also to empower our heroes. We believe the best way to honor the fallen is by challenging the living.

Travis Manion Foundation is proud to partner with GORUCK again in 2019, bringing rucking divisions to every 9/11 Heroes Run. Rucking is a sport grounded in special forces training in which participants carry weighted rucksacks. All participants registered for the GORUCK division will earn this exclusive Travis Manion Foundation GORUCK patch. Please read the rules and requirements for participation very carefully as they have changed since last year, and learn all about GORUCK: The Rucking Company here.

Race Location 

Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
550 Taylor Ave
Annapolis, MD 21401

Please note there is a 60 minute time limit on the 5K Course.


Interested in volunteering for the 9/11 Heroes Run? Click the Register Now button and choose the Volunteer option. Please note volunteers are not guaranteed to receive the shirt size requested at the time of registration. 

Saturday, September 21 Pre-Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration Details:

10am - 5pm: join us at Fleet Feet Sports Annapolis in the Harbour Center (2512 Solomons Island Road) to pick up your packet the day before the Run! Missed online registration? You can show up during these hours as well to sign up ahead of time!

Sunday, September 22 Race Day Timeline: 
12pm: Packet Pickup and walk-up registration begins and Vendor Village open

1:30pm: Registration closes

1:30pm: Runner/Walker Corral

1:45pm: Opening Ceremony

2:00pm: 5K launches

2:05pm: 1 Mile Fun Run launches

3:15pm: Award ceremony begins

4pm: Event concludes

Other information:
Walkers welcome on both courses (60 minute time limit on both courses)

Strollers are welcome on both courses.

Dogs allowed on 1 Mile course only.

Parking in stadium lot is available for a $10 fee.

When & Where

Sep 22, 2019


2:00 PM

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Annapolis, MD

Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

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