Running for Sgt. Nick Risner
WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (WAFF) - A 12-year-old from Florida will be running for Sgt. Nick Risner on Monday night. This comes after Risner was tragically killed in the line of duty last week.
Zechariah Cartledge is a young teen who has been running for fallen heroes since 2019. On Monday night at about 6:00 p.m. in Winter Springs, Florida. This event is being put on by the non-profit group Running 4 Heroes. The group raises appreciation for first responders and all that they do for the community.
Cartledge will carry Risner’s flag as he completes the one-mile run Monday night.
Running 4 Heroes was officially started in 2019. Cartledge runs one mile for every first responder who makes the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
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