Log In   ·   Become A Member

In Jordan's Honor, Ltd. Presenting Third Annual Jordan's Run In Sag Harbor

Nicole Barylski

Hundreds are expected at this year's event. (Photo: Nicole Barylski)

Once again, hundreds will lace up their sneakers and run, walk or even sprint in support of In Jordan's Honor, Ltd., a 501 (c) (3) not for profit charitable memorial fund that honors the memory of United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jordan Christian Haerter of Sag Harbor, who was killed in action in Ramadi, Iraq, during the 3rd annual Jordan's Run on Sunday, July 28.

"We are changing the route up slightly this year. The start and finish is on Division Street, near the lower parking lot of the School," JoAnn Lyles, Jordan Haerter's mother, who founded In Jordan's Honor, Ltd., shared. "The highlight of this run is crossing the Lance Cpl Jordan Haerter Veterans' Memorial Bridge."

Part of the Suffolk County Veterans Run Series, In Jordan's Honor, Ltd. created the Jordan's Run's course with places that had great significance in Lance Corporal Haerter's life in mind. The 5K will start at Pierson High School, where Jordan graduated, and travel through historic Sag Harbor Village. It will travel past the marina, where Jordan worked for a summer job, and as participants approach the finish line, they'll journey past the cemetery where this hero rests.

"After the run and awards are given out, a Marine will read General John Kelly's speech, The last six seconds, recounting the day of 22 April 2008 when LCpl Jordan Haerter and Cpl Jonathan T. Yale gave their lives to save their brothers," Lyles noted. "We will also have a ceremonial Rifle volley from the Suffolk County Detachment Marine Corps League of Bay Shore and final roll call for the fallen with Gold Star families in attendance."

The 2019 course. (Courtesy Photo)

Registration at Pierson High School opens up at 7 a.m. - with an 8:30 a.m. start.

"This year Silver Spoon Specialties food truck is joining us, so bring a little change to get your morning coffee, egg sandwich or sweet breakfast treat," Lyles shared.

Following the race, there will be medal presentations to the top runners, followed by a Final Roll Call ceremony honoring the fallen and local Gold Star Families. The top male and female overall finisher, as well as the top three male and female in age groups 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 plus and the "Middle-of-the-Pack" will be recognized. There will be special mention to runners with boots and utes, rucksacks and large flags.

There will also be live music and free photos.

The entry fee is $35 in advance and $40 on the day of the race, which includes a complimentary swag bag with awesome goodies and an official Jordan's Run technical shirt. There will be a registration/bib- t-shirt pick up on Saturday, July 27 at Pierson High School from 5 to 8 p.m.

"Join us! Fun for the whole family!" Lyles encouraged. "There is a free photo booth and many organizations represented on the school grounds."

Pierson High School is located at 200 Jermain Avenue in Sag Harbor. To register, visit elitefeats.com. For more information, visit www.injordanshonor.com.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
What color is the sky?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
Rosehip Partners Real Estate
Properties In The Hamptons

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers ó and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 34 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant. Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.

Suburban Propane in Bridgehampton, New York has been serving proudly supporting our community for 90 years.
Suburban Propane has been serving the energy needs for home owners and business in the Hamptonís for decades. We offer friendly service by local professionals you know and trust, plus the peace of mind that comes from knowing we are among the leaders in the industry for safety.

SGF Acupuncture, PLLC. Is owned and operated By Sandra Geehreng Foster.
SGF Acupuncture, PLLC. Is owned and operated By Sandra Geehreng Foster. Her treatments are based on five element acupuncture. She also offers Far Infrared Sauna treatments. PEMF cellular excerise.