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wear blue: run to remember and Their Mission to Empower the Families of the Fallen


wear blue: run to remember is a running community that honors the service and sacrifice of the American military. Their mission unites and supports the military and their families, Veterans, Gold Star Families, and civilians through active remembrance and meaningful relationships.

Sarah Bumgardner, Director of Partnerships and Member Engagement at AAFMAA, recently caught up with Gold Star Spouse Lisa Hallett, President and Co-Founder of wear blue: run to remember. Hear her story of how this non-profit was created, what it stands for, and how to get involved:

How You Can Get Involved

  • Gold Star Youth Mentorship Program — Each spring, wear blue: run to remember hosts a ten-week run-focused mentorship program for children who have lost a parent in military service. Sign up your youth or become a mentor today.
  • Saturday Run — Locate a Saturday Run near you, a weekly no-cost run or walk hosted by wear blue volunteers.
  • Wear Blue Shop — Shop wear blue: run to remember apparel and accessories online.

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