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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 11:25am
White Sands Missile Range, NM (KDBC) — he 25th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March will be held at White Sands Missile Range on March 23, 2014 and registration is already open for those hoping to participate in the challenging trek through the high desert.
The march is held annually to honor the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health and in many cases, their lives. Participants may choose either the 26.2 mile route or the 14.2 mile route.
Registration ranges from $95.00 for an individual to $475 for a team. You can register until midnight on March 9, 2014 online at www.bataanmarch.com or through the mail. No on-site registrations will be accepted. All mailed registrations must be postmarked by March 1.
All registered participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt, a commemorative dog tag, timing chip, certificate, draw string sports bag and post-event meal.
For more information, visit the bataaanmarch.com website, or you may call the White Sands Missile Range Community Events Office at (575) 678-4654 or (575) 678-2887.