Arkansas Run For The Fallen, Veteran
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MULTI-CITY, Arkansas – 03-15-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Beginning 8:00 AM, Friday March 15th in Ozark and ending Sunday March 17th at 2:10 PM at the State Capitol in Little Rock. The 150 mile trek Honors our State’s post 9-11 Fallen Hero’s by running a mile for each one of them. Runners carry a small American Flag and the Hero’s BIO card that is placed at a predetermined location with Ceremonial Honors. All locations are marked and plotted out on a spreadsheet available at the link below.
The Arkansas Patriot Guard Riders fully support this effort to Honor the Service and Sacrifice of our Fallen Heroes who paid for our Nations Freedom. We also want to support the Gold Star Families who will be standing at their loved ones mile marker and or participating in this run. This year we’ve divided the state into 3 sections, primarily by the day. Each Day will have a Coordinator leading the efforts. Each Coordinator needs to form at least 3 teams that will leap frog each other to stand with as many families as possible. We need all the help we can get, please make yourself available to these coordinators.
West Coordinator: Ozark – Atkins (Friday + Saturday Morning), Gerald Head, 479-857-0454.
Central Coordinator: Atkins – Conway (Saturday + Sunday Morning), Jerry Ashby, 501-940-7124.
East Coordinator: Conway – State Capitol (Sunday), Chuck Seifert, 501-730-3443.
Special Flag Lines are planned for: (Times are actual so stage prior to listed times)
Morrilton: 3:15 PM (Rialto Theater, Saturday)
Plumerville: 4:10 PM (Municipal Court, Saturday)
Menifee: 5:00 PM (Town Complex, Saturday)
State Capitol: Staging 1:00 PM – Briefing 1:15 PM – Flag Line 1:45 PM (Sunday)
SPECIAL NOTE: The Closing Ceremony will feature Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, USMC, Ret. WWII Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient. Please plan ahead and be respectful when you leave the area. The Ceremony will be held outdoors at the front steps of the Capitol and easily disrupted by our loud pipes.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-15-19
Staging Time: 08:00 AM
Ozark City Hall
2910 W. Commercial St
Ozark, Arkansas 72949
Jerry “Deadeye” Ashby
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Jerry Ashby
Position: Arkansas State Captain
Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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