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Florida boy to run mile for fallen Nassau County deputy

He runs a mile to honor every fallen hero

On Thursday evening, September 30th, Zechariah will run 1-mile (weather permitting) carrying his flag in honor of fallen Nassau County Sheriff's Office Deputy Joshua Moyers.

A Central Florida boy, who raises awareness and funds for those fallen in the line of duty, will run a mile while carrying an American flag in honor of fallen Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Joshua Moyers on Thursday.

Zechariah Cartledge runs a mile for every fallen hero across the country. This includes running for firefighters and K-9 officers.

The run will take place at around 7:30 p.m. and will be held in Zechariah’s hometown of Central Florida. He runs while carrying a thin blue line flag, and also carries a red line flag for fallen firefighters.

The run will be uploaded to the Running 4 Heroes page shortly after the run concludes.

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People will be able to view, share and comment on the run once it gets uploaded.

Zechariah encourages community members and agencies from across the nation to join him in a 1-mile walk or run on Thursday to help honor Moyers.

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Running 4 Heroes (DOUG SHAW)

Here are a few of his sites you can visit: Running for Heroes | Click here to help fund fallen heroes’ families

Running 4 Heroes is a Non-Profit founded by an 11-year old. The mission seeks to raise funds for our injured First Responders while paying tribute to our Fallen Heroes through running.


About the Author:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.