Run for the fallen Core runners

Join New England's
CORE RUN team

August 20 - AUGUST 22, 2021

Bernardston MA to Kittery ME | 137 Miles

SERIOUS RUNNERS ONLY PLEASE 
We are assembling a small group (20 maximum), of active or former military personnel or dedicated athletes to comprise a core team of runners committed to a 3-day 137- mile tribute run from Cushman Park Bernardston MA to Kittery ME. Run will begin at 630am from Cushman Park Bernardston MA and conclude in Kittery ME. The run has a specific timetable for each marker throughout each day. Runners need to be flexible, willing to run on any given day and when needed. RAIN OR SHINE.

Runners will run approx. 1 mile for every New England fallen military hero who died while serving during the current war on terror, stopping to salute and give tribute by name at every Hero Marker, briefly greeting family, friends, and comrades who may be waiting nearby. Stopping no longer than 90 seconds each.

Each runner must be physically capable of a consistent 8-9 minute mile for 2-mile legs. Core teams will regularly rotate over the 3-day period. We are not looking for quantity of runners but a solid team dedicated to the remembrance of those who gave their lives and their families. This route will be grueling at times because the trail winds through many hilly areas as we near New Hampshire. A specific pace must be maintained in order to timely greet waiting families.

Meet This Year's New England
CORE RUN TEAM

Kristen Smith

I am thankful to once again be joining my Run for the Fallen family as we bring honor and remembrance to the fallen and their families. I have run with the honor and remember flag in many states and am honored to run for all of our Virginia military heroes this May.

 

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Joey Tetzloff

My first Run for the Fallen was during the National Run in 2018. I found out about this organization after my cousin, who was a scout sniper in the Marine Corps passed away. He was an avid runner and what better way to honor him and all other services members than by saying their names to keep their legacy alive and run for them. It's an honor to be able to do this!

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Jared Shorr

"I am an active duty Soldier that has been serving in the US Army for six years. Originally from Warwick, Rhode Island, I am currently serving at Fort Riley, Kansas. I have run in numerous marathons and I am always striving for more to see how much my body can handle. I am running in support of the loss of Staff Sergeant Mark Allen Stets Jr. "

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Kristen Atkins

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

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Hector Najar

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

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Maggie Seymore

A major in the MCR. Originally from Alexander, IL previously stationed in San Diego, CA with Marine Air Group 16. Deployed three times and now transitioned off active duty and continues to serve her communities as a reservist/civilian. Avid ultra-marathoner and passionate about honoring the fallen and the sacrifices of all gold star families.

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Jordan Weeks

From upstate New York joined the Marine Corps after high school and served overseas in Japan, Iraq, Afghanistan, and various embassies. He started running on his first deployment, completing his first half-marathon in Japan and going on to compete in ultras.  To be able to honor and remember our nation's fallen through Run for the Fallen is truly humbling.

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JP Duckett

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

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Donna Wolf

I am an Assistant Professor at Norfolk State University and a clinical exercise physiologist. An avid runner and cyclist who is always looking to give back to our Veterans and Heroes that give so much. Running these miles, Honoring and Remembering those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, will make this the most meaningful miles I will ever run.

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Dov Troup

In 2012 I quit competing in marathons and began running to bring awareness. I started by running 50 marathons in 50 weeks in 2012. In 2014 I ran to bring awareness to cancer. 2015 I began running to remember our fallen heroes. Me and my jogger have traveled over 3,000 miles of roadway and still going strong. Core runner for 3 years.

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Russ Turner

Former hospital corpsman (HMC) with the US Navy. prior duty's to include: Various Branch Clinics, USS Trenton LPD-14, 2nd Marine Air Wing, 3/2 Marine Infantry, Naval Special Warfare Group Two, Naval Special Warfare Development Group. 20 years United States Navy. Founder and director of Road Rage Events. Core Runner many years.

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Jim O'Hara

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

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Chris Sutter

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

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This Could Be You!

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

Example Runner

This Could Be You!

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

Example Runner

This Could Be You!

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.

Example Runner

This Could Be You!

CAPT-USN (retired), 58 yrs old, Fairfax, Virginia. USNA '81, 3rd generation Navy; retired w/27 yrs service; proud to run 5th year with our Core Team! Honoring USNA '81 classmate CAPT Bob Dolan USN (9-11 Pentagon), hometown-Fairfax hero PFC Dillon M. Jutras USA (Iraq), and all fallen military family and USNA Alumni brothers and sisters. 2014, 2015, 2016 core runner.