The Hillsboro American Legion is organizing both the 5-mile trek and a Veterans Day ceremony.

PMG FILE PHOTO - Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2666 present the colors during the 2018 Veterans Day ceremony at the Washington County Veterans Memorial in Hillsboro.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 by a Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans Gateway, located at Northeast 34th Avenue and Veterans Drive in Hillsboro.

The run/walk will raise awareness and honor veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq.

Race registration starts at 8 a.m. After the race, runners and walkers can stay for the Veterans Day ceremony hosted by American Legion Post No. 6. The ceremony will begin promptly at 11:11 a.m. 

All race participants must register and sign a waiver. Minors aged 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Masks are required at registration, and all are asked to follow safety and social distancing guidelines.

For more information, contact Phil Brunson at 763-248-9885 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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