Runners honor victims of 9/11 by completing 3-day, 240-mile run from Pentagon to Ground Zero

Kevin Skiver | cbssports.com

In order to pay tribute to those lost in the attacks on Sep. 11, 2001, over 60 runners will complete a 240-mile run from the Pentagon to Ground Zero on Tuesday. The Promise Run is a relay that tests the physical mettle of its runners, but as they say, the physical discomfort is made well worth it by the cause.

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Dozens Of Athletes Complete 3-Day Pentagon To Ground Zero Run In Honor Of Victims Lost On 9/11

CBS New York

Two beams of light resembling the Twin Towers shined brightly in lower Manhattan Monday night, honoring those who were lost in the September 11th terror attacks on the eve of their 17th anniversary.

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Runners Paying Tribute To 9/11 Victims In 3-Day Charity Run From Pentagon To Ground Zero

CBS Philly

For the third year in a row, dozens of runners are remembering the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks by raising money in their honor. Three days, 240 miles, 60 plus runners and $65,000 raised in memory of the nearly 3,000 people killed on 9/11, 17 years ago.

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DC to NYC: 9/11 Promise Run is 240 miles to remember

Eric Dehm | radio.com

For 18 year old Americans now eligible for military service, the terror attacks of September 11th are not something they remember. For those reaching adulthood in following years, it won't even be something that happened during their lifetime.

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A Relay to Remember

The Winchester Star

It’s 240 miles from the Pentagon in Arlington County to Ground Zero in New York City and one local military veteran is part of a team that’s going to run every one of them. The 9/11 Promise Run is an annual relay event commemorating the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

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The 9/11 Promise Run from the Pentagon to Ground Zero Gets a Boost from New Jersey Firefighters

David Bialas | Jersey Firefighters Now

At 5:00 AM on September 11, 2017, 27 runners from across the country departed from Trenton Fire Headquarters to complete the last day of their three day charity run from the Pentagon to Ground Zero.

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