AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage will show her support of Maine’s military members and their families by participating in “Run for the Fallen Maine” this Sunday, Aug. 25. Opening ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the race to follow starting at 10 a.m.
The run/walk/race is a 3.1-mile route around the eastern Promenade in Portland, beginning and ending at Ocean Gateway on Thames Street.
“It’s a true pleasure for me to be a part of this memorial run,” First Lady LePage said in a press release. “Military service men and women and their families have a special place in my heart, and I want to do anything and everything I can to show my support for them and my gratitude for their service.”
Run for the Fallen Maine is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation whose mission is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of our military heroes who have given their lives to protect freedom around the world since September 11, 2001. Run for the Fallen Maine provides families of our fallen heroes with general assistance funds and scholarships through proceeds generated by this annual event and other contributions.
For more information about this event and Run for the Fallen Maine, please visit http://www.