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We must never forget these brave men and women

From 2001 to the present - 228 of Georgia's Soldiers have fallen

3/23/03 Army Spc Jamaal R. Addison, 22 y.o. Lithonia, GA
3/29/03 Army Pfc Michael R. Creighton Weldon, 20 y.o. Conyers, GA
3/29/03 Army Pfc Diego Fernando Rincon, 19 y.o. Conyers, GA
4/03/03 Army Cpt Edward J. Korn, 31 y.o. Savannah, GA
5/14/03 Army Spc David T. Nutt, 32 y.o. Blackshear, GA
6/12/03 Army Spc John K. Klinesmith, 25 y.o. Stockbridge, GA
7/14/03 Army Sgt Michael T. Crockett, 27 y.o. Soperton, GA
7/28/03 Army Sgt Nathaniel Hart Jr., 29 y.o. Valdosta, GA
8/20/03 Army Staff Sgt Bobby C. Franklin, 38 y.o. Mineral Bluff, GA
10/13/03 Army Pvt 2 Benjamin L. Freeman, 19 y.o. Valdosta, GA
11/23/03 Army Comm Sgt Maj Jerry L. Wilson, 45 y.o. Thomson, GA
12/11/03 Army Spc Marshall L. Edgerton, 27 y.o. Rocky Face, GA
12/17/03 Army Spc Christopher J. Holland, 26 y.o. Brunswick, GA
1/08/04 Army Spc Nathaniel H. Johnson, 22 y.o. Augusta, GA
1/12/04 Army Staff Sgt Ricky L. Crockett, 37 y.o. Broxton, GA
3/15/04 Army Sgt William J. Normandy, 42 y.o. Augusta, GA
3/16/04 Army Master Sgt Thomas R. Thigpen Sr., 52 y.o. Augusta, GA
4/02/04 Army Pfc William R. Strange, 19 y.o. Adrian, GA
4/10/04 Army Spc Justin W. Johnson, 22 y.o. Rome, GA
4/10/04 Air Force Airman 1st Class Antoine J. Holt, 20 y.o. Kennesaw, GA
4/17/04 Army Spc Marvin A. Campo Siles, 25y.o. Austell, GA
4/27/04 Army Pfc Marquis A. Whitaker, 20 y.o. Columbus, GA
4/30/04 Navy Equip. Op. 3rd Class Christopher M. Dickerson, 33 y.o. Eastman, GA
6/21/04 Marine Lance Cpl Juan Lopez, 22 y.o. Whitfield, GA
9/16/04 Army 1st Lt Tyler H. Brown, 26 y.o. Atlanta, GA
9/16/04 Army Sgt Foster Pinkston, 47 y.o. Warrenton, GA
9/20/04 Army SOF Sgt Robert S. Goodwin, 35 y.o. Albany, GA
10/30/04 Marine Sgt Kelley L. Courtney, 28 y.o. Macon, GA
10/30/04 Marine Lance Cpl Michael P. Scarborough, 28 y.o. Washington, GA
11/10/04 Marine 1st Lt Dan T. Malcom Jr., 25 y.o. Brinson, GA
11/12/04 Army Sgt Jonathan B. Shields, 25 y.o. Atlanta, GA
12/12/04 Marine Lance Cpl Jeffrey S. Blanton, 23 y.o. Fayetteville, GA
1/04/05 Army Sgt Bennie Washington, 25 y.o. Atlanta, GA
1/17/05 Army Pfc Jesus Fonseca Jr., 19 y.o. Marietta, GA
1/26/05 Marine Lance Cpl Darrell J. Schumann, 25 y.o. Flowery Branch, GA  
2/14/05 Army Sgt 1st Class David J. Salie, 34 y.o. Columbus, GA
4/12/05 Army Cpl Taylor J. Dickens, 20 y.o. Columbus, GA
5/02/05 Army Sgt John E. McGee, 36 y.o. Columbus, GA
5/14/05 Army Sgt Charles C. Gillican III, 35 y.o. Brunswick, GA
6/18/05 Army Cpl William A. Long, 26 y.o. Lilburn, GA
6/18/05 Army 1st Lt Noah Harris, 23 y.o. Ellijay, GA
6/30/05 Army Sgt Chad M. Mercer, 25 y.o. Waycross, GA
7/21/05 Navy Hosp. Corp. 3rd Class Travis L. Youngblood, 26 y.o. Surrency, GA
7/24/05 Army Sgt John F. Thomas, 33 y.o. Valdosta, GA
7/24/05 Army Sgt James O. Kinlow, 35 y.o. Thomson, GA
7/24/05 Army Staff Sgt Carl R. Fuller, 44 y.o. Covington, GA
7/24/05 Army Spc Jacques E. Brunson, 30 y.o. Americus, GA
7/27/05 Army Spc Benyahmin B. Yahudah, 24 y.o. Bogart, GA
7/30/05 Army Sgt 1st Class Victor A. Anderson, 39 y.o. Ellaville, GA
7/30/05 Army Sgt Ronnie L. Shelley, 34 y.o. Valdosta, GA
7/30/05 Army Staff Sgt David R. Jones Sr., 45 y.o. Augusta, GA
7/30/05 Army Sgt Jonathon C. Haggin, 26 y.o. Kingsland, GA
8/03/05 Army Spc Mathew V. Gibbs, 21 y.o. Ambrose, GA
8/03/05 Army Sgt 1st Class Charles H. Warren, 36 y.o. Duluth, GA
8/03/05 Army Spc Jerry L. Ganey Jr., 29 y.o. Folkston, GA
8/04/05 Army Pvt John M. Henderson, 21 y.o. Columbus, GA
8/11/05 Army Capt. Jeremy A. Chandler, 28 y.o. Richmond Hill, GA
8/15/05 Army Spc Joshua P. Dingler, 19 y.o. Hiram, GA
8/15/05 Army Sgt Paul A. Saylor, 21 y.o. Norcross, GA
8/15/05 Army Sgt Thomas J. Strickland, 27 y.o. Douglasville, GA
8/16/05 Army Sgt Michael J. Stokely, 23 y.o. Sharpsburg/Loganville, GA
8/29/05 Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dennis P. Hay, 32 y.o. Valdosta, GA
9/01/05 Army Sgt George R. Draughn Jr., 29 y.o. Decatur, GA
9/01/05 Army Staff Sgt Robert L. Hollar Jr., 35 y.o. Griffin, GA
10/20/05 Army Staff Sgt Dennis P. Merck, 38 y.o. Evans, GA
10/30/05 Marine Staff Sgt Joel P. Dameron, 27 y.o. Ellabell, GA
11/11/05 Army Sgt Tyrone L. Chisholm, 27 y.o. Savannah, GA
11/20/05 Navy Steel Worker 3rd Class Emory J. Turpin, 23 y.o. Dahlonega, GA
11/30/05 Marine Cpl William G. Taylor, 26 y.o. Macon, GA
12/02/05 Army Sgt Philip A. Dodson, 42 y.o. Forsyth, GA
12/02/05 Army Spc Marcus S. Futrell, 20 y.o. Macon, GA
12/02/05 Army Staff Sgt Philip L. Travis, 41 y.o. Snellville, GA
12/15/05 Army Spc Joseph A. Lucas, 23 y.o. Augusta, GA
12/26/05 Army Sgt Dominic R. Coles, 25 y.o. Jesup, GA
1/13/06 Navy Ops. 1st Class Michael A. Jordon, 35 y.o. Augusta, GA
1/20/06 Army Staff Sgt Rickey Scott, 30 y.o. Columbus, GA
1/23/06 Marine Lance Cpl Joshua A. Scott, 24 y.o. Tunnel Hill, GA
2/17/06 Marine Lance Cpl Samuel W. Large, 21 y.o. Villa Rica, GA
2/17/06 Army Sgt 1st Class Amos C. Edwards Jr., 41 y.o. Savannah, GA
4/02/06 Marine Lance Cpl Kun Y. Kim, 20 y.o. Atlanta, GA
4/09/06 Army Spc David S. Collins, 24 y.o. Jasper, GA
5/15/06 Army Staff Sgt Marion Flint Jr., 29 y.o. Athens, GA
6/09/06 Navy Hospitalman Zachary M. Alday, 22 y.o. Donaldsonville, GA
6/23/06 Army Spc Channing G. Singletary, 30 y.o. Sylvester, GA
9/19/06 Army 1st Lt Ashley Henderson Huff, 23 y.o. Savannah, GA
9/23/06 Army Pfc Kenneth E. Kincaid IV, 25 y.o. Lilburn, GA
9/23/06 Army Staff Sgt Carlos Dominguez, 57 y.o. Savannah, GA
9/28/06 Marine Lance Cpl James Chamroeun, 20 y.o. Union City, GA
10/02/06 Army Staff Sgt James D. Ellis, 25 y.o. Valdosta, GA
10/02/06 Army Spc Justin R. Jarrett, 21 y.o. Jonesboro, GA
10/06/06 Marine Lance Cpl Stephen F. Johnson, 20 y.o. Marietta, GA
11/09/06 Marine Lance Cpl Kristopher C. Warren, 19 y.o. Resaca, GA
11/13/06 Army Pfc Daniel J. Allman II, 20 y.o. Canon, GA
11/21/06 Army Command Sgt Maj Donovan E. Watts, 46 y.o. Atlanta, GA
12/25/06 Army Sgt 1st Class Dexter E. Wheelous, 37 y.o. Winder, GA
12/25/06 Army Capt Hayes Clayton, 29 y.o. Georgia
1/20/07 Army Cpl Victor M. Langarica, 29 y.o. Decatur, GA
2/01/07 Marine Cpl Richard O. Quill III, 22 y.o. Roswell, GA
2/17/07 Army Spc Christopher K. Boone, 34 y.o. Augusta, GA
3/11/07 Army Spc Jonathon K. Smith, 19 y.o. Atlanta, GA
3/14/07 Army Cpl Brian L. Chevalier, 21 y.o. Athens, GA
3/15/07 Army Staff Sgt Blake M. Harris, 27 y.o. Hampton, GA
4/06/07 Navy EOD 1st Class Diver Joseph A. McSween, 26 y.o. Valdosta, GA
4/23/07 Army Sgt Randell T. Marshall, 22 y.o. Fitzgerald, GA
4/23/07 Army Spc Jerry R. King, 19 y.o. Browersville, GA
4/28/07 Army Staff Sgt Michael R. Hullender, 29 y.o. Lilburn GA
5/06/07 Army Sgt Jason R. Harkins, 25 y.o. Cleveland, GA
5/14/07 Marine Cpl Jeffrey D. Walker, 21 y.o. Macon, GA
5/21/07 Army Sgt Brian D. Ardron, 32 y.o. Kennesaw, GA
5/22/07 Army Pfc Robert A. Worthington, 19 y.o. Jackson, GA
6/02/07 Army Sgt Shawn E. Dressler, 22 y.o. Commerce, GA
6/11/07 Air Force Lt Col Glade L. Felix, 52 y.o. Lake Park, GA
6/20/07 Army Staff Sgt Darren P. Hubbell, 38 y.o. Tifton, GA
6/20/07 Marine Staff Sgt Stephen J. Wilson, 28 y.o. Duluth, GA
6/23/07 Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason D. Nathan, 22 y.o. Macon, GA
7/01/07 Marine Lance Cpl William C. Chambers, 20 y.o. Ringgold, GA
7/06/07 Army Sgt Gene L. Lamie, 25 y.o. Homerville, GA
7/07/07 Army Sgt Jerry L. Deloach, 45 y.o. Jackson, GA
7/15/07 Army Sgt Benjamin B. Bartlett Jr., 25 y.o. Manchester, GA
7/18/07 Army Spc Daniel E. Gomez, 21 y.o. Warner Robins, GA
8/02/07 Army Spc Cristian Rojas-Gallego, 24 y.o. Loganville, GA
8/22/07 Army Spc Edger E. Cardenas, 34 y.o. Lilburn, GA
8/22/07 Army Capt Corry P. Tyler, 29 y.o. Woodbine, GA
8/29/07 Marine Cpl John C. Tanner, 21 y.o. Columbus, GA
9/01/07 Army Spc Christopher G. Patton, 21 y.o. Lawranceville, GA
9/10/07 Army Sgt Michael C. Hardegree, 21 y.o. Villa Rica, GA
9/21/07 Army Spc John J. Young, 24 y.o. Savannah, GA
9/22/07 Army Cpl Joshua H. Reeves, 26 y.o. Watkinsville, GA
10/22/07 Navy Master-at-Arms Seaman Genesia M. Gresham, 19 y.o. Lithonia, GA
12/11/07 Army Staff Sgt Gregory L. Elam, 39 y.o. Columbus, GA
1/02/08 Navy Info Syst Tech 2nd class Menelek M. Brown, 24 y.o. East Point, GA
1/19/08 Marine Lance Cpl James M. Gluff, 20 y.o. Tunnel Hill, GA
1/28/08 Army Cpl Evan A. Marshall, 21 y.o. Athens, GA
2/05/08 Army Cpl Miguel A. Baez, 32 y.o. Bonaire, GA
2/05/08 Army Staff Sgt Donald T. Tabb, 29 y.o. Norcross, GA
2/10/08 Army Sgt Corey E. Spates, 21 y.o. La Grange, GA
4/15/08 Marine 1st Sgt Luke J. Mercardante, 35 y.o. Athens, GA
4/24/08 Army Staff Sgt Shaun J. Whitehead, 24 y.o. Commerce, GA
5/18/08 Army Master Sgt Davy N. Weaver, 39 y.o. Barnesville, GA
6/10/08 Army Sgt Steve A. McCoy, 23 y.o. Moultrie, GA
7/13/08 Army Cpl Jonathon R. Ayers, 24 y.o. Snellville, GA
7/13/08 Army SOF Master Sgt Mitchell W. Young, 39 y.o. Jonesboro, GA
7/13/08 Army Cpl Matthew B. Phillips, 27 y.o. Jasper, GA
9/20/08 Navy Crypt. Tech 3rd Class Matthew J. O'Bryant, 22 y.o. Duluth, GA
11/06/08 Army Pfc Theron V. Hobbs, 22 y.o. Albany, GA
11/21/08 Army 1st Lt William K. Jernigan, 35 y.o. Doraville, GA
12/16/08 Army Pvt Colman J. Meadows III, 19 y.o. Senioa, GA
4/24/09 Army Command Sgt Maj Benjamin Moore Jr., 43 y.o. Waycross, GA
5/01/09 Army Spc Ryan C. King, 22 y.o. Dallas, GA
5/29/09 Army Pvt Thomas E. Lee III, 20 y.o. Dalton, GA
6/04/09 Army Sgt Jeffrey W. Jordon, 21 y.o. Rome, GA
6/04/09 Army Sgt 1st Class John C. Beale, 39 y.o. Riverdale, GA
6/04/09 Army Maj Kevin M. Jenrette, 37 y.o. Lula, GA
6/06/09 Spc Matthew W. Ward, 23 y.o. Gainesville, GA
 
6/20/09 Army 1sgt John D. Blair, 38 y.o. Calhoun, GA
7/02/09 Marine Lance Cpl Charles S. Sharp, 20 y.o. Adairsville, GA
7/06/09 Army Spc Issac L. Johnson, 24 y.o. Columbus, GA
7/06/09 Army Sgt Brock H. Chavers, 25 y.o. Bulloch, GA
7/20/09 Army Spc Anthony M. Lightfoot, 20 y.o. Riverdale, GA
7/21/09 Army Spc Raymundo P. Morales, 34 y.o. Dalton, GA
8/07/09 Marine Capt Matthew C. Freeman, 29 y.o. Richmond Hill, GA
9/08/09 Air Force 1st Lt Joseph D. Helton, 24 y.o. Monroe, GA
9/08/09 Marine Gunnery Sgt Edwin W. Johnson, 31 y.o. Columbus, GA
9/08/09 Marine Staff Sgt Aaron M. Kenefick, 30 y.o. Roswell, GA
9/16/09 Army SOF Sgt 1st Class Shawn P. McCloskey, 33 y.o. Peachtree, GA
9/30/09 Army Staff Sgt Alex French IV, 31 y.o. Milledgeville, GA
10/03/09 Army Staff Sgt Vernon W. Martin, 25 y.o. Savannah, GA
10/26/09 Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael P. Montgomery 36 y.o. Savannah, GA
11/22/09 Army Sgt Briand T. Williams, 25 y.o. Sparks, GA
12/11/09 Army Pfc Jaiciae L. Pauley, 29 y.o. Austell, GA
1/1/10 Army Spc Brushaun X. Anderson, 20 y.o. Columbus, GA
2/15/10 Marine Pfc. Jason H. Estopinal, 21 y.o. Dallas, GA
3/1/10 Army Spc Matthew D. Huston, 24 y.o. Athens, GA
3/8/10 Army Sgt Lakeshia M. Bailey 23 y.o. Columbus, GA
4/7/2010 Army 1st LT Robert W. Collins, 24 y.o. Tyrone, GA
4/18/10 Army Staff Sgt James R. Patton, 23 y.o. Fort Benning, GA
6/1/10 Army Jonathan K. Peney, 22 y.o. Marietta, GA
6/26/2010 Marine Lance Cpl. William T. Richards, 20 y.o. Trenton, GA
6/26/2010 Army Spc. David A. Holmes, 34 y.o. Tennille, GA

7/2/10 Army Sgt Johnny W. Lumpkin, 38 y.o. Columbus, GA

7/3/10 Army Pfc Jacob A. Dennis, 22 y.o. Powder Springs, GA

7/13/10 Army Staff Sgt Sheldon L. Tate, 27 y.o. Hinesville, GA
8/17/10 Army Sgt 1st Class Edgar N. Roberts, 39 y.o. Hinesville, GA 8/27/10 Army Pfc Chad D. Coleman, 20 y.o. Moreland, GA
9/01/10 Marine Lance Cpl Christopher B. Rodgers, 20 y.o. Griffin, GA

9/17/10 Marine 1st Lt Scott J. Fleming, 24 y.o. Marietta, GA

9/21/2010 Air Force Senior Airman Michael J. Buras, 23 y.o. Fitzgerald, GA

9/21/2010 Navy Senior Chief Crypt. Tech David B. McLendon, 30 y.o. Thomasville, GA

10/06/10 Marine Cpl Stephen C. Sockalosky, 21 y.o. Cordele, GA 10/13/10 Marine Lance Cpl Raymon L.A. Johnson, 22 y.o. Midland, GA
11/12/10 Army Spc Shannon Chihuahua, 25 y.o. Thomasville, GA 11/29/10 Army Pfc Austin G. Staggs, 19 y.o. Senoia, GA
1/07/11 Marine Lance Cpl J. Ryan Giese, 24 y.o. Winder, GA 3/29/11 Army Pvt Jeremy P. Falkner, 23 y.o. Griffin, GA
4/05/11 Army Spc Gary L. Nelson III, 20 y.o. Woodstock, GA 4/15/11 Army Spc Cynthia R. Taylor, 39 y.o. Columbus, GA
6/29/11 Army Spc Robert G. Tenney, 29 y.o. Warner Robins, GA 7/31/11 Army Pfc Brice M. Scott, 22 y.o. Columbus, GA
8/05/2011 Army Spc Mark J. Downer, 23 y.o. Warner Robins, GA 9/10/11 Army Staff Sgt Keith F. Rudd, 36 y.o. Tucker, GA
9/28/11 Marine Lance Cpl John R. Wimpey Cagle, 19 y.o. Tucker, GA 9/29/11 Army Spc Adrian G. Mills, 23 y.o. Newnan, GA
10/13/11 Marine Lance Cpl Scott D. Harper, 21 y.o. Winston, GA  2/18/12 Air Force Capt Nicholas S. Whitlock, 29 y.o. Newnan, GA
3/29/12 Army Pfc Johnathon F. Davis, 20 y.o. Griffin, GA 4/22/12 Army 1st Lt Jonathon P. Walsh, 28 y.o. Kennesaw, GA
5/26/12 Marine Lance Cpl Steven G. Sutton, 24 y.o. Leesburg, GA 5/31/12 Army Staff Sgt Alexander G. Povilaitis Jr., 47 y.o. Dawsonville, GA
6/07/12 Army Pfc Brandon D. Goodine, 20 y.o. Luthersville, GA 7/08/12 Army Spc Erica P. Alecksen, 21 y.o. Eatonton, GA
8/08/12 Air Force Maj W. David Gray, 38 y.o. Conyers, GA 10/12/12 Army Spc Matthew T. Cox, 21 y.o. Lawrenceville, GA

7/02/13 Army Spc Hilda I. Clayton, 22 y.o. Augusta, GA

7/23/13 Army Sgt Stefan M. Smith, 24 y.o. Glennville, GA

7/27/13 Army Sgt Eric T. Lawson, 30 y.o. Stockbridge, GA

8/31/13 Army Staff Sgt Joshua Bowden, 28 y.o. Villa Rica, GA

9/21/13 Army Spc Joshua J. Strickland, 23 y.o. Woodstock, GA

12/17/2013 Army Sgt 1st Class Omar W. Forde, 28 y.o. Marietta, GA 

6//09/14 Army Staff Sgt Jason A. McDonald, 28 y.o. Butler, GA  

6/12/2015 Army Pfc Monterrious T. Daniel, 19 y.o. Griffin, GA 

7/17/2015 Marine Lance Cpl Squire ‘Skip’ Wells, 21 y.o. Marietta, GA

9/22/2015 Army Spc Kyle E. Gilbert, 24 y.o. Buford, GA

10/02/2015 Air Force Airman 1st Class Kcey E. Ruiz, 21 y.o. McDonough, GA

 12/21/2015 Air Force Staff Sgt Chester J. McBride Jr., 30 y.o. Statesboro, GA
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Fallen Heroes of Georgia 5K

Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 8:00am

Join us at Lanier Islands in Buford as we honor and remember Georgia’s Fallen Soldiers who have been lost while fighting in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As always all race proceeds benefit charities created in memory of a Fallen Georgia Soldier. 

ENTRY FEES: 

  • Jan 3rd - Jan 10th: $25.00
  • Jan 11th - Feb 25th: $30.00
  • Feb 26th - March 6th: $35.00
  • March 7th - March 12th: $40.00
  • Race Day: $45.00 

* Tee shirts for race day registrants will be available while supplies last. 

Starting Time: 8:00am

3 WAYS TO REGISTER TODAY: 

 1.     On-Line at RunSignUp.com: Thru March 12th 

 2.     In-Store Registration Big Peach Running Co. in Suwanee Only: Thru March 8th 

 3.     Mail-In Form: Postmarked by March 8th, (LOCATED IN THE RIGHT MARGIN OF THE HOME PAGE

FACEBOOK HELPS US GET THE WORD OUT: 

1.     First go to our Fallen Heroes of Georgia site on Facebook, and 

2.     Then click on the 'Like' & 'Follow' tabs.\ 

3.     Then scroll down and click 'Upcoming Events', and then click on 'Share' to invite your friends and family on Facebook. 

4.     THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP AND CONTINUED SUPPORT! 

SPONSORS NEEDED: 

  • Please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

RACE SPONSORS: 

PLATINUM SPONSORS 

 Ciner  Tencate  Montlick & Associates
 Lanier Therapy in Motion  Dixieland Equipment & Pallet Company  Lanier Islands
 Hamilton Mill Christian Church  Women in Electronics  The Home Depot
 SAPA  Assurant  North GA Roughnecks

 

GOLD SPONSORS 

 KC Travel Team  Leon Farmer & Company  Shipmate
 Milton Martin Toyota  Carter & Clark  GoodCents
   Cumulus  

 

RACE BENEFITS: 

  • Fallen Heroes of Georgia, Inc.- Is a nonprofit that raises funds to support charities created in memory of a Fallen Georgia Soldier, and NO members of Run for the Fallen are paid for their time or efforts.
  • Benefiting Charities: Evan Marshall Memorial Scholarship Fund, Matthew Freeman Project, Noah Harris Fund, Ashley Henderson Huff Memorial Scholarship, Whitlock Foundation, EOD1 Joseph A. McSween Scholarship Fund, LT Helton Memorial Foundation, Sgt Paul Saylor Bremen Scholarship Fund & the Mike Stokely Fund 

DONATE -OR- BECOME A FUNDRAISER: : 

Thank you for your Donation: CLICK HERE 

Become a Fundraiser: CLICK HERE 

AWARDS: 

  • Cash Prizes for Overall Winners:
  • 1st Place M/F- $150, 2nd Place M/F $75, 3rd Place M/F $50
  • Awards to Overall M/F, Masters 40+ M/F & Grand Masters 50+ M/F.
  • Awards to the TOP 3 M/F in each age group category: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
  • Fallen Heroes of Georgia challenge coins to the Top 10% of race finishers. 

RACE COURSE MAP: 

CLICK HERE : 5K RACE COURSE 

Course #: GA15008DJ 

PRERACE PACKET PICK UP: 

  • DAY 1: Thursday, March 16th from 11:00am- 4:00pm at Hamilton Mill Christian Church, 3809 Sardis Church Rd, Buford, GA 30518   
  • DAY 2: Friday, March 17th from 11:00am-4:00pm at  Big Peach Running Co., 320 Towne Center Avenue, Suwanee 30024  Ph. 678.869.5012
  • DAY 3: Morning of the Race at Lanier Islands

PICKING UP A RACE PACK FOR A FRIEND AT PRERACE PACKET PICK UP: 

Participants are welcome to pick up bibs for other registered participants. 

Just please ask them to text a photo of their driver’s license. 

Please have the photo pulled up and ready to view when requesting the race bib and race tee. 

DO NOT forget the race bibs on the day of the race. 

DAY OF RACE BIB & SHIRT PICK UP: 

  • First park in the Grand Hall Pavilion lot.
  • Race bib and shirt pick-up will be located in the Upper Beach Parking Area. The parking area is near the intersection of Camellia Lane at Islands Parkway. 

GATE PASS:

  • NO GATE PASS THIS YEAR, SORRY.
  • EACH VEHICLE WILL PAY $5.00 TO ENTER THE RESORT ON RACE DAY. 

VENDORS AT THE RACE: 

RACE WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE: 

  • Regardless of the weather, each race will be held on its scheduled date and time.
  • Wear or bring needed weather related clothing if necessary.
  • Wear BRIGHT AND OR REFLECTIVE clothing while participating.
  • For safety purposes, keep your children close and on an adult’s right hand side or the curb side of the roadway. 

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER & STROLLER LIMITATIONS: 

  • All participants must register for the run, unless it is a child young enough to be pushed & remain in a stroller. All kids who are walking or running must register!
  • All strollers must start in the rear of the 6th race corral, and then have only use a walking pace while on the race course.  Any participant found to be running the course while pushing a stroller will be disqualified, and asked to stop participating in the race. This is for the safety of other participants, and for the safety of the child in the stroller. The roads are too narrow  to weave around and run alongside other runners during the race. 

DIRECTIONS:

  • The race will be held atLanier Islands, located at 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway (formerly Holiday Road), Buford, GA 30518.
  • I-85N to Exit 113 I-985N, get off at Exit 8 Lanier Islands Pkwy (formerly Friendship Road) and TURN LEFT, and Lake Lanier Islands Resort is 4.5 miles straight ahead. Once in the Resort, please follow the signs and the volunteer’s instructions. 

CARPOOL, CARPOOL, CARPOOL:

  • There may be as many as 1,000 vehicles entering the Resort just for this race. So please consider carpooling to reduce a potential back up at the gate. 

ARRIVAL TIME:

  • We recommend that all registrants arrive at the Resort to 1 - 1 ¼ hours before the start of the race. This is due to the delays that can occur when entering the Resort, passing the gate with possible volume related delays, parking, race bib and shirt pick up, walking back and forth to your vehicle to drop off race tee, brief opening ceremony, and lastly to be in place for a timely start of the race. 

PARKING AREAS: 

  • Enter the resort, go over the bridge, go left around the ‘Clock Tower’ roundabout, in 4/10 of a mile turn left on Camellia Lane, and then right into the Grand Hall Pavilion parking area.
  • Well placed signs will direct drivers to the parking area. 

DAY OF RACE BIB & SHIRT PICK UP: 

  • First park in the Grand Hall Pavilion lot.
  • Race bib and shirt pick-up will be located in the Upper Beach parking area, which is located across Islands Parkway and uphill into the Upper Beach parking area. 

OPENING CEREMONY:

  • Begins at 7:40am, so please arrive early to hear Pastor Bob Mahan’s message fromHamilton Mill Christian Church. Then Pat Felt’s perfect rendition of the National Anthem.
  • Again, please arrive at the Resort early to allow for delays at the gate, parking, and race bib / tee pick up. 

RACE CORRALS: VERY IMPORTANT! 

6 Starting Corrals will separate runners by expected finish times: 

  • Corral 1 - Finish Time of 17:00 - 21:00
  • Corral 2 - Finish Time of 21:00 - 25:00
  • Corral 3 - Finish Time of 25:00 - 30:00
  • Corral 4 - Finish Time of 30:00 - 37:00
  • Corral 5 - Finish Time of 37:00 - 45:00
  • Corral 6 - Finish Time of 45:00 - 60:00 

1.     This will work strictly on the ‘Honor System’. 

2.     Slower runners and walkers please keep to the right. 

3.     Avoid running in groups of 3-4 runners wide, these groups are often difficult for others to pass. This is especially important in the first mile of the race. 

4.     Be advised that your own race timing will start as you first cross the starting mats, and finish after crossing the finishing mats.

SUPPORTERS & FAMILY OF PARTICIPANTS: 

  • Please stay within the marked areas around the start & finish area during the race.
  • Only registered runners will be allowed on the race course.
  • Enjoy your evening and THANK YOU all for your cooperation! 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: 

  • Can family come with me in support? Yes, but please stay near the start/finish area.
  • What is the course certification number? USATF- GA15008DJ
  • Are dogs allowed? No, dogs leave droppings and dogs can bite.
  • Are Strollers allowed? ONLY WALKERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE STROLLERS!
  • Do I have to pay a gate fee? Yes, starting in 2017 each vehicle will pay a $5.00 parking  fee at the gate.
  • Can I sell my number? No, because the disclaimer is in the registrant's name.
  • Can I have a refund? No, sorry no refunds.
  • Will there be daycare or kids related activities? No, please bring a caregiver.
  • Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  if this information doesn’t cover your question. 

 

They fell, but o’er that glorious grave, floats free the banner of the cause they died to save. — Francis Marion Crawford

  

 2016 Race Results 


 

2016 Race Photos

 

 
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2015 Fallen Heroes 5k

2014 Fallen Heroes 5k

Race Countdown

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Patriot Guard - Remembering Our Fallen of Georgia

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This exhibit was at the 2014 race !

2017 Race Registration Form

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runner1Single Runner Form

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2011 Road Race Video
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Run for the Fallen Video
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Mike Stokely Foundation Video
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2016 Sponsors of the Fallen Heroes of Georgia Run

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