Washington, DC â€“ "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 yearâ€™s marathon.
Among the more than 815 athletes competing for our cause, approximately 80 athletes are injured Servicemembers from â€œTeam Semper Fiâ€ (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 â€œCommunity Athletesâ€ from our â€œCommunity Semper Fiâ€ team, a grassroots team that raises funding and awareness for our programs."
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