The 5th Annual Run For the Fallen in Merced, CA will take on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Applegate Park. Registration starts at 7:00 AM, 7:30 Ceremony, 8:00 AM Runners go first and all others to follow.

We will honor our Fallen Soldiers killed while in support in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation New Dawn from Merced County PFC Karina Lau, CPL Cesar Granados, LCPL Travis Layfield, CPL Joshua Pickard, SSG Frank Gasper, SPC Lukas Hopper, SGT Matthew Abbate, SSG Vincent Ashlock, SGT Jose Rodriguez.

The public is invited to bring pictures of any fallen Warriors from any eras of war and add them to our poster board that will be available at our Gold Star Tables the day of the run. This year marks 10 years that CPL Travis Layfield that was killed while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.We will dedicate t-shirts from the run in his memory. Please contact Maria Stanley at or by calling 209-658-2219 for more information. You may find registration forms and T-shirt order forms on Face book at “Run For the Fallen-Merced CA”.

Run for the Fallen 2014