5K Run/Walk to honor three fallen firefighters – Tom Stewart, III, Chief James Sylvester and Deputy Chief John West, who gave their lives in the line of duty trying to save three little girls in a fire in Gloucester City on July 4, 2002. Sadly, they all perished.
The 3.1 mile course is “point to point.” Starting at Grant Avenue and Bell Road in Mt. Ephraim and will end on King Street at Gloucester City Fire Headquarters. It is a fast, flat course, and is police controlled. This course passes by each one of the fallen firefighters’ homes – retracing their steps on July 4, 2002.
Parking will take place at Gloucester City Fire Headquarters. Buses will transport participants from registration/packet pick-up in Gloucester City to the start line in Mt. Ephraim.
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