Walk/run in Hillsboro to honor Afghanistan, Iraq vets
The Hillsboro American Legion Post No. 6 will host a run/walk and ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day on Thursday morning, Nov. 11.
The 5-mile run/walk will be followed byÂ aÂ Veterans Day ceremonyÂ at the Veterans Gateway,Â located atÂ Northeast 34th Avenue and Veterans Drive in Hillsboro.
The run/walkÂ will raise awareness and honor veterans of AfghanistanÂ and Iraq.
Race registrationÂ starts at 8 a.m. After the race, runners and walkers can stay for theÂ Veterans Day ceremony hosted by American Legion Post No. 6. The ceremony will begin promptly at 11:11 a.m.Â
AllÂ raceÂ participants must register and sign a waiver. Minors agedÂ 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.Â Masks are required atÂ registration,Â and all are asked to followÂ safety and social distancing guidelines.
You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.