It's a tribute of sweat and pounding feet, counting out the miles and honoring the memories of California's military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
The organizers of the first annual Run for the Fallen selected an unseasonably warm weekend for a grueling trek through the Central Valley. But these runners are used to completing a mission in unfavorable conditions. Each runner is an active duty member of the military. Most of the 30 runners are stationed at Travis Air Force Base.