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The Mark Forester 34-mile Memorial Birthday Walk

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Haleyville High School 2001 20th Street HaleyvilleAL  35565
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Haleyville High School 2001 20th Street HaleyvilleAL  35565

About This Activity

For the fifth year in a row, we will hold a memorial walk in Haleyville on May 16, 2015, in Mark's honor. Mark was KIA in Afghanistan September 29, 2010 during a firefight and while attempting to save a teammate. He was a patriot to the core.

 

For anyone who wants to participate, the walk will begin 6:00 am and will be a continuous 34 miles in honor of Mark's 34th birthday, which is May 15. This walk will be held each year, with one mile added every year to represent his age.




The route will begin and end at Haleyville High School. We welcome anyone who wants to participate. The entry fee is $40 and supports The Mark Forester Foundation. The walk will go thru mostly rural areas of hilly Winston and Franklin Counties, including thru the Bankhead National Forest.  We anticipate the walk taking about 13 hours. There will be staging areas every 5 to 7 miles with water.  Bring your own snacks.  Lunch will be provided.  

 

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If you register after May 5, you may not receive a shirt. Only a limited # of extra shirts will be available.

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Haleyville High School 2001 20th Street HaleyvilleAL  35565
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