Business On Your Side

Business On Your Side: Soldier Marathon

Our guest for Business On Your Side is Cecil Cheeves, Soldier Marathon Race Director.  He is one of the original founders of the Solider Marathon.  The 9th annual Soldier Marathon is scheduled for this Saturday, November 17 at 8:00 am.

The race will take place at the National Infantry Museum.  It is expected to have approximately 1,500 runners at this event.  

The main purpose of this race is to give thanks to those who serve or have served in the military.  Runners can wear a "fallen hero bibb" to honor a fallen soldier. However, another special part of this years marathon will be celebrating Fort Benning 's 100th anniversary, their centennial.

This race benefits local military organizations such as Fort Benning MWR, Team Red White & Blue, the National Infantry Museum, and House of Heroes.


You can register at the race on race day, or register at  Additional race information can be found at




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