pleased to announce the 6th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March & Marathon
will be held on April 20, 2013, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The annual event event
pays tribute to the sacrifices made by our American service members and their
families over the years.
The event consists of a full 26.2-mile marathon, a 13.1-mile half-marathon, and a
10 kilometer run. The event also includes a 26.2-mile and 13.1-mile march in
various divisions, heavy and light, military or civilian, and team or individual. .
Medical personnel and water checkpoints are offered along the way, and
participants will be given a meal ticket for lunch. Official rules and additional
event details can be found on the Mountain Man Memorial March website.
In addition to the march/run, April 19th & 20th has been declared “Mountain Man
Memorial March and & Gold Star Family Weekend” by the City of Gatlinburg,
with the Gold Star families of fallen service members gathering to remember and
honor their sons and daughters, parents, wives and husbands of service
members of any branch of service who lost their life while on active duty.
This event is a wonderful opportunity to give thanks to those who paid the
ultimate sacrifice for our country. Participation in the march/run is not required to
attend; all are welcome to come together on this day to cheer on the runners and
help honor those who have fought and died to protect the United States of
The Mountain Man Memorial March is a nonprofit event that raises money for
scholarship grants to Gold Star Family members. Donations can be made online
or mailed to the MMMM. Information about sponsorship opportunities and
donations for this event can be found at www.mountainmanmemorialmarch.com.
Mountain Man Memorial March
American Legion Post #2