Saturday, May 19th, 2012
Cold Spring Baseball Field
Cold Spring, Minnesota USA
The awards ceremony will take place after the 1K Kids Fun Run at approximately 11:30 am. There will be activities for the kids and refreshments for everyone.
9:45 am - Opening Ceremonies
10:00 am - 5K Race Start
11:30 am - Awards Ceremony
11:45 am - Closing Ceremony
A special closing ceremony is planned involving all veterans, active duty military, Reservists and National Guard members.
Please join us!!
Old Glory Run coverage from May 16, 2009
As part of DigElog ROCORI’s extended coverage of the 2nd annual Old Glory Run, we had a chance to catch up with John Swanson, one of the inspirations for the Old Glory Run. Swanson, a 10-year military veteran lost his leg in combat. Humble by nature, he often tries to avoid the spotlight but at the same time understands the importance of sharing his story. Like so many other veterans, he appreciates the efforts of people like Curt and Pam Karls that go the extra mile to help reintegrate returning soldiers back into society.
In this story, Swanson discusses how life has changed for him since the last time we saw him. He also shares how the Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.) has helped with his medical issues over the past year. For those that are not familiar with the Old Glory Run, all proceeds from the event are donated to the Minnesota Chapter of the D.A.V. This is a must see story, and as the 4th of July approaches it is a great reminder of the sacrifices that others make for our freedom.
***** THIS STORY SPONSORED IN PART BY...
Sponsored by Tom Graham and State Farm Insurance in Cold Spring, Minnesota