Chennault Museum's Memorial Day Race
Get a running start to your Memorial Day weekend by participating in the 6th annual Run for the Red, White, and Blue.
Held at the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, supporters can run, or walk, the 5k/1k. Registration is open until noon on May 24th and stands at $30 for the 5k and $20 for the 1k, however, if you register the day of the event the price will be $35, with all proceeds going to support the museum. Both events are Saturday, May 25th, and while the 5k kicks off with a cannon shot at 8:00 a.m. the 1k will begin about five minutes after. As a family oriented event there will also be food, tours of the museum, and jumpers for the children.
The route for the race is flat, fast, and well surfaced. The race will begin and end at the Chennault Aviation and Military museum with participants passing through the Flags of Freedom the last quarter mile. Once all of the runners and walkers arrive back to the museum, there will be Patriotic ceremonies, including a live playing of Taps. There will also be an awards ceremony for the participants of the races. For more information visit www.chennaultmuseum.org or contact Joe Lane at (318) 614-9346.