Schedule of Events (as of September 25, 2014)

Saturday – September 27, 2014
Colt State Park
Bristol, RI

7:30 am Registration opens
Coffee and Pastries provided by The 401 Café
Pre-registrants pick up race day packages
Same-day participants can register
Apparel will be on sale

8:30 am Blue and Gold Star Family Members Arrive

9:00 am Our Pre-Run Ceremony Commences*
Presentation of Colors
43rd Military Police Brigade
National Anthem
88th Army Band
Pledge of Allegiance
RI Girl Scouts of Bristol/Warren and Fall River
Prayer for the Fallen
Pastor Clark Alexander of Graceway Church, US Navy Veteran
Opening Comments
Major General Kevin R. McBride, The Adjutant General, RI National Guard
Poem for the Fallen
Karina Gascar, Gold Star Family Member
Roll Call of the Fallen
Colonel John Vickers, US Army (Retired)
LT Clay Pell, JAG Corp, US Coast Guard (Reserve)
Chief Petty Officer Dan Force, US Navy (Retired)
Technical Sergeant Rafael E. Reyes-Almanzar, US Air Force (Retired)
Sergeant Biah Martor, US Marine Corps (Veteran)
Mike Securo, Air Force Veteran (Bell Ringer)
88th Army Band
Gun Salute
RI National Guard Funeral Honors
Bag Piper
Captain Paul Rosbolt, US Navy (Retired)

9:25 am Runners and walkers will move to the start*

9:30 am Commence 1st Annual Run/Walk for the Fallen*
Strollers are permitted in Colt State Park
Pets on leach can participate in our 5K run/walk
Memorial markers for the each of our heroes line our 5K course
Families and friends of our heroes are in RFTF RI Gold shirts
Take a moment to recognize the individuals in RFTF RI Gold shirts

11:30 am Lunch for family members and registered participants*
Catered by Leo’s Ristorante
Entertainment by SoundStream Entertainment

*Subject to change

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