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April 30 - May 3, 2020

Fort Story to Arlington National Cemetery | 250 Miles

Virginia Run for the Fallen will kick off on Thursday morning, April 30, 2020, at 6:30 a.m. at Fort Story, Virginia, with a “start” ceremony for the four-day, 250 plus mile journey through Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News, Gloucester, Tappahannock, King George, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Quantico, Dumfries, Prince William County, Manassas, Fairfax County and Arlington to finish at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, at 1pm Sunday May 3rd. More details and route maps will be available here… Routes

On Sunday afternoon, as the run enters the cemetery gates there will again be opportunities for the public to show their support and walk alongside our team for the last mile from Fort Myer's Old Post Chapel at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall to Cemetery Section 60, where many Virginia heroes have been lain to rest.

The listed timings and locations are subject to change as final details are confirmed during the next several months. Visit Route Directions to see where each Hero will be honored.

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Day 1 – Thursday, April 30
HM 1-57 - 57 miles
Fort Story, Virginia Beach to North Gloucester
7:00 am start & evening dinner

Day 2 – Friday, May 1
HM 58-132 - 65 miles
North Gloucester to Dahlgren
6:00 am start & evening dinner

Day 3 –  Saturday, May 2
HM 133 - 212 - 69 miles
Dahlgren to Manassas
6:00 am start & evening dinner

Day 4 - Sunday, May 3
HM 213 - 250 - 36 miles
Buckhall Volunteer Fire Dept. to Arlington National Cemetery
7:30 am start