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5K run in Annapolis to honor Capital Gazette shooting victims

Posted at 9:00 AM, Jul 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-04 09:00:42-04

Marylanders continue to give their love and support to those affected by the Capital Gazette shooting and on Wednesday the city of Annapolis is coming together to host a few events to honor those victims.

The morning will start off with a memorial run in honor of the victims in the shooting. The race will be hosted by Charm City Run in Annapolis and runners and walkers are all welcome. This non-competitive 5k race will start off at 9 a.m. at the Charm City Run store in Annapolis.

Racers are encouraged to wear patriotic, Maryland or Annapolis gear and donations will be given to fundraising efforts for the families.

Also in Annapolis, there will be a Fourth of July Parade where employees of the Capital Gazette will be marching in the parade. That is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

The final two memorial services for the victims of the Capital Gazette shooting have also been announced. Both are planned for Sunday, Gerald Fischman's service will be held in Olney at 1 p.m. and visitation for Rebecca Smith is from 2-4 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. before her memorial service at 7 p.m. in Dundalk.