34th Annual Memorial Day Classic At Weston
The 34th Annual Memorial Day Classic is starting its fourth decade as one of the most anticipated events in the United States! The race is officially the final race of the Southern running season and athletes from all over the state come to honor America’s fallen soldiers. Why not pay tribute this Memorial Day and join thousands as they take to the streets of United States of America for this special tribute and salute to our soldiers and front line workers! Registration is now open!
Soldiers Final Mile
This run is in its 34th year and is traditionally held in South Florida, Atlanta, and Washington D.C. . This year we are ONLY HOSTING THE RACE IN-PERSON AT THE WESTON, FLORIDA and Atlanta Venues
Memorial Day is an important day in which we remember all those who have fallen in the line of duty protecting our freedom. This year, 2021, we have entered a war in which we are all defending our health. We are going to also remember all of those who have lost their lives to this terrible disease and at the same time we are saluting our frontline workers.
On the shirt you will notice the traditional soliders boot-print. If you look carefully in to the print you will see items such as the New York City skyline, the Boston skyline, and the Hawaiian Islands: All of which represent a terrible attack on American Soil. You will also notice a representation of the branches of the military which keep us safe at home and abroad. This year we have added the Coronavirus as a reminder for us to remember those who have fallen because of COVID-19.
THIS 5K HAS TRADITIONALLY BEEN ONE OF THE FASTEST 5K RUNS IN THE COUNTRY AND HAS BROUGHT OUT THE WHO’S WHO AMONG ATHLETES INTO SOUTH FLORIDA. NOW THAT IT IS OPEN TO THE ENTIRE COUNTRY, LETS SEE WHAT YOU HAVE! WE ARE CHALLENGING THE FASTEST 5K RUNNERS IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY TO LACE UP THEIR SHOES ON MEMORIAL DAY AND BRING THEIR BEST PERFORMANCE TO THE ROAD. REMEMBER SOLDIERS DIED AND GAVE EVERYTHING ON THE BATTLEFIELD, YOU CAN SUFFER AND LEAVE EVERYTHING ON THE ROAD FOR LESS THEN 20 MINUTES.
WE WILL BE DOING SOMETHING THIS YEAR TO HONOR THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN DEFENDING OUR FREEDOM.
ALONG THE FINAL MILE OF THE COURSE WE WOULD LIKE TO INVITE THOSE RELATIVES OF FALLEN HEROES, TO LINE THE LAST MILE OF THE RACE WITH A PHOTO OF YOUR HERO. THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR FALLEN HERO PHOTO IS 5/15/2021. THE PHOTO MUST BE AN 8X10 IMAGE, LAMINATED WITH YOUR HERO’S NAME ON THE BOTTOM OF THE PHOTO. WE WILL MOUNT THESE PHOTOS ON RACE MORNING AND LINE THE LAST MILE OF THE COURSE WITH THESE PHOTOS.