Annual Pat’s Run draws over 28,000

Local charity run in honor of Pat Tillman draws record crowd

Last Saturday, over 28,000 participants were at the stating line at 7 a.m. to participate in the sixth annual Pat’s Run to raise money for educational scholarships.  Pat Tillman, was a former ASU and Arizona Cardinal football player and Army Ranger.  After Sept. 11, 2001, Pat and his younger brother joined the military.  In so doing, Pat turned down a $3.6 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals to serve his country.  On April 22, 2004, Pat was killed by friendly fire while serving in eastern Afghanistan.

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