Run for The Fighting 13th

7:30 a.m. -
  • start date 19 May 2018
  • end date 19 May 2018
  • venue Riverdale Park

Run for The Fighting 13th

Run or walk in support of the The Fighting 13th in the annual Semper 5K & 10K race on May 19, 2018, at Riverdale Park, along the Santa Ana River Trail. Riverdale Park is located at 4545 E. Riverdale Ave, in Anaheim.

The annual race is sponsored by the Anaheim 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit Adoption Committee, and proceeds go to support the men and women who fight for our country as part of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

Those ten and younger can take part in a Kid’s Fun Run, and everyone can join in a patriotic costume contest. Stay for the finish line expo and silent auction, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Marines and Sailors from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit will be running alongside race participants.

In 2007, the Anaheim City Council adopted the unit to show support for our military. Community volunteers hold fundraisers throuAnaheim Events on May 19, 2018ghout the year to support the 13th.

Known as the “Fighting 13th,” the Camp Pendleton-based unit conducts a variety of military operations, including amphibious assaults, recovery of aircraft and personnel, peacekeeping, electronic warfare and anti-terrorism efforts.

Tickets are $35.00 for an adult for the 5K, and $40.00 for the 10K. To register for the 5K or 10K run/walk, click here.

To learn more about the Semper 5K & 10K, visit To learn about the Anaheim Marine Adoption Committee, click here.

For information, please feel free to call (714) 637-5575 or send us an email at

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