FALLS CITY – Falls City is planning a ceremony for the Honor and Remember marathon from California to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Mayor Jerry Oliver is expected to be master of ceremonies for the event, where names of fallen heroes and Gold Star families will be read and a Honor and Remember flag presented.
The run will actually follow Highway 73/75 from Sabetha, Kan., to Nebraska City and Omaha June 5 to 8. Runners will stay overnight at Falls City and be bused to Sabetha in the morning to begin the Nebraska stretch.
A March 13 planning meeting is scheduled at 3 p.m. at the chamber of commerce.
Names are also posted at each mile marker on the route. Runners will stop at each marker to read the names in tribute.