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Jimmy’s Run & Gold Star Memorial 2019 – Registration is Now OPEN!

Jimmy’s Run & Gold Star Memorial 2019 – Registration is Now OPEN!

Honoring our Fallen
2019 Portrait Honorees

SGT Joshua Rodgers
3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
KIA:  April 27, 2017

SGT Cameron Thomas
3d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
KIA: April 27, 2017

Master SGT Christopher Raguso
MSgt Fight Search Rescue Particular Missions Aviator 101st Jolly Green Helicopter Rescue Squadron, USAF
Lt. FDNY E302
Lt. Commack FD Station four
KIA: March 15, 2018


Jimmy’s Run Down Hero Highway

9:45 AM Registration and T-Shirt Collection on Pier 45

(Christopher Road & West Aspect Freeway)

10:30 AM Introductory Remarks; God Bless America

10:45 AM Run/Stroll Begins

Gold Star Memorial Presentation & Publish-Race Celebratory Brunch

11:45 AM DOORS OPEN at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

(Pier 61 -23rd Road & West Aspect Hwy)

12:10 PM Memorial Portraits by American Fallen Soldiers Venture

RUN, WALK, STROLL …Something For Everybody!

Jimmy’s Run Down Hero Freeway, will happen on Sunday, November 17th!

Annually this patriotic and family-friendly 4.5 mile Enjoyable Run/Stroll/Stroll and celebratory brunch  pays tribute to our Hero, and beloved good friend to so many, SGT James J. Regan and honors the life of our Fallen.

Attendees of all ages will enjoy a day crammed with shifting tributes, superb camaraderie and great food & drink to help increase money for Army Ranger Lead The Approach Fund in help of the Rangers and households of the 75th Ranger Regiment.

Starting at Pier 45, individuals will come collectively for a spirited journey alongside the West Aspect Highway, past Ground Zero, and in constant view of Woman Liberty. The festivities continue with a post-race celebratory brunch at the lovely Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. Those not all for collaborating in the Run/Stroll can check-in immediately at The Lighthouse.

We’re honored to companion again with The American Fallen Troopers Venture to present hand-painted unique portraits to the households of two beloved Fallen Rangers. We hope you’ll be a part of us as we honor those heroes and their families who gave all of it to guard our freedom. This occasion will happen RAIN OR SHINE.

Value:   Adults –$90; Students – $50; Underneath 12 – $25 (Youngsters underneath 5 Free)


  • Online– Registering online under GUARANTEES you a free commemorative event T-shirt and measurement choice.
  • Mail-In– Ship examine and waiver to: Lead The Approach Fund, Inc., 300 Backyard Metropolis Plaza, Suite 149, Backyard City, NY 11530
  • Walk-up– All types of cost accepted. All walk-up entry fees improve by $10 on event day.

*All individuals MUST signal liability waiver on behalf of your self and/or your families with a view to participate in event.

CAN I SIGN UP TO FUNDRAISE FOR LEAD THE WAY FUND?:  Whether you’ll be able to be a part of us for this big day or not, all buddies, households, organizations and groups can participate by serving to us increase funds for the Rangers and families of the 75th Ranger Regiment in help of this event. To grow to be part of Group Army Ranger for this event, click right here to set up your personalised fundraising web page on Crowdrise.

Is there a fundraising minimal?

There is no minimum however we encourage members to boost funds to help our packages. Registration charges assist offset a few of the expenses associated with making Jimmy’s Run & Gold Star Memorial considered one of our most anticipated yearly events, however fundraising is essential for us to make a difference in the lives of so many in need. 

SPONSOR: Participate in the Military Ranger Lead the Approach Fund’s most anticipated and best-attended annual patriotic occasion together with your company emblem, signage, advertising alternatives, festivities and rather more. Each corporate sponsorship dollar frees up extra funds to go directly to wounded or deceased U.S. Military Rangers and their families. Click here for more info on sponsorship alternatives. 

CELEBRATE:  Head to The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers for a celebratory brunch. The Lighthouse is situated within the Chelsea Piers Sports & Leisure Complicated at 23rd Road and the Hudson River (

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