Memorial run for jogger shot and killed on what would have been 26th birthday

Protests continue for justice in Ahmaud Arbery's killing in Georgia
Protests continue for justice in Ahmaud Arbery's killing in Georgia

SATILLA SHORES, Ga. – Family, friends, and supporters of Ahmaud Arbery plan to run 2.23 miles on what would have been Arbery’s 26th birthday. The distance of the run is a reference to the date Arbery died.

Arbery was gunned down while jogging through a suburban Brunswick neighborhood on Febr. 23. A father and son who told police they were following Arbery because they thought he was connected to recent burglaries in that area.

The group also asked participants to post a short dedication, message or video with #IRunWithMaud to help lift the family’s spirits.

Arbery was an avid runner, who in his wrongful death, died doing what he loved, according to the group.


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