The Lynnfield Police Department reported this week that the following streets will be included in the Run for the Fallen course starting at MarketStreet Lynnfield at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning: Walnut Street, Summer Street, Tricket Road, Atherton Circle, and West Way.
In an announcement for the event, the Military Friends Foundation reported that this is the second Run for the Fallen, with the purpose of honoring the 220 Massachusetts service members who have lost their lives since September 11, 2001.
The event hopes to raise awareness of those who have died, to rejuvenate their memories and keep their spirits alive,” said the announcement, adding that the run is expected to draw hundreds of participants and family members of the Fallen.
Same-day registration for the event, including a t-shirt, runner’s medal and lunch ticket, is $40. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with opening ceremonies and a name reading of the Fallen at 8 a.m.
“Support from the community is everything. We are asking people across the state to Join Us and Honor Them. This is a rare opportunity to step up and literally say to families who’ve have lost a loved one that we haven’t forgotten and that we will continue to remember,” said SGM Jim Kelly, Iraq Combat Veteran and Military Friends Foundation President.
To register or to learn more, visit www.massrunforthefallen.org.