Norristown will be the site of the inaugural 9/11 Heroes Run to honor the memories of Travis Manion and Brad Fox and those they left behind, according to a report on Philly.com.
Fox, a U.S. Marine and served two tours of duty in Iraq and continued his public service as a Plymouth Township Police K-9 officer, was killed on Sept. 13.
Manion, a Doylestown native and a U.S. Marine 1st lieutenant was serving in Iraq when he "was fatally wounded on April 29, 2007, by an enemy sniper while aiding and drawing fire away from his wounded comrades."
The race will be held on Sept. 8. Learn more and register here.