We would like to thank you for committing to being a part of wear blue: run to remember’s living memorial Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon and Half Marathon. This email confirms your role as an official volunteer on the wear blue Mile. Your presence will ensure over 100 fallen heroes will be honored and remembered race morning.
Friday, April 26, 2019
Please join wear blue and the Hall of Fame staff at 5:30pm for the Welcome To Canton Gathering at theCanton Brewing Company.
Following is pertinent information regarding Volunteer Race Day Details for
Sunday, April 28, 2019 Volunteer Information
Please arrive by 6:30am, as the roads will close early. We recommend using the WAZE app to help navigate race day road closures.
There are two places to park on Sunday morning, Stadium Park Drive NW, just North of 12th St NW. Use the address of 1609 Stadium Park Dr NW, Canton, OH 44708 and McKinley Presidential Library and Monument, off 7th St NW. Use the address 800 McKinley Monument Dr NW, Canton, OH 44708.
Each volunteer will receive a complimentary wear blue shirt. Please feature your wear blue shirt as your top layer. Please size up, if needed.
A light continental breakfast will be provided.
Please dress in layers, as weather appropriate.
Volunteers will call out the names of fallen service members, and then line mile nine of the marathon and half marathon course on Monument Road NW. Faces of the Fallen tribute posters, placed in chronological order, will be followed by full-sized American flags held by each of our volunteers. Volunteers should expect to close the day with wear blue by 10 am.
Thank you for making such a personal commitment to ensure that the legacies of our nation's fallen heroes are always honored and remembered.
For the fallen. For the fighting. For the families.
Kandi Newkirk, Director of Race Operations