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Armed Forces Day Blue Star Salute

Date(s) - 05/18/2019
All Day

USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park

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The Blue Star Salute Foundation will host its 6th Annual Memorial 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun

Run for Alabama’s Fallen Heroes on Saturday, and the South Alabama Veterans Council will

host the Armed Forces Day Celebration and

15th Annual Blue Star Salute in Mobile.

May 18, 2019 at 7:00 am at the USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, 2703 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36603.

The 5K Certified race runs along the Causeway and starts and finishes at the USS ALABAMA

Battleship Memorial Park. Each runner’s race bib will bear the name of one of Alabama’s Fallen Heroes since 9/11/01 on their race bib.  You also have the opportunity to list your own Hero as well.  This is the only race in this region of Alabama of this kind.  Growing every year, don’t miss the opportunity to show that you “will never forget” and run in Honor of one of Alabama’s Fallen Heroes.  Names of the fallen are listed on the 5K

Run Shirt so don’t miss out on the opportunity to order one of those.  For $15 you can be Blue Star Salute Supporter and get t-shirt.  

On-line registration can be completed at  Forms are also available for pick-up at McCoy Outdoors, Run-N-Tri or Fleet Feet in Mobile, AL or Running Wild in Fairhope,

AL.  Follow the Run on Facebook

Please help us honor Alabama’s military veterans by making a donation to the Foundation for the event or consider a Sponsorship.

Tentative Schedule of Events

6:30  Alabama’s Fallen Heroes Memorial Program

7:00   Alabama’s Fallen Heroes 5K Memorial Run/Walk 7:05  1 Mile Fun Run

8:00   Flag Retirement Ceremony

8:30   Presentation of 5K Run Awards

9:00   Performance by the 151st Army Band

9:00  Silver Wings Parachute Demonstration

9:30 UH 60 Black Hawk lands for static display

9:45  Blue Star Salute Memorial Ride  

10:00 Blue Star Salute Program Begins

10:45 United States Coast Guard Fly Over


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