More Than 815 Athletes Support Semper Fi Fund in 2010 Marine Corps Marathon

October 25th, 2010

Washington, DC – "The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund is pleased to announce that it will have more than 815 athletes taking part in the 35th Marine Corps Marathon and 10K in Washington, DC on October 31st, making the Semper Fi Fund (SFF) the largest charity team for this year’s marathon.

Among the more than 815 athletes competing for our cause, approximately 80 athletes are injured Servicemembers from “Team Semper Fi” (TSF), a rehabilitative sports program of SFF, and members of their families. Twenty-five TSF team members will be competing on hand cycles; four will be running on prosthetic legs and one will be competing in a wheelchair. More than 735 of our athletes are “Community Athletes” from our “Community Semper Fi” team, a grassroots team that raises funding and awareness for our programs."

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