Bridge to close temporarily for Fisher House run

Fisher House will hold its sixth annual Fisher House 8K Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll on Ford Island Sept. 9 to honor fallen service members who lost their lives in combat since 9/11.

About 7,600 boots with pictures of fallen service members will line the 8K route on Ford Island. The event is free and open to military members and the public.

The event will be held from 6 to 9 a.m. The opening ceremony starts at 6:30 a.m. with an official welcome and military honors. The run starts at 7 a.m. All participants should be on island no later than 6 a.m. Ford Island will be open to the public from 4 to 10 a.m. on Sept. 9.

From 6:50 to 8 a.m. on Sept. 9 the Ford Island Bridge will be closed to traffic. From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. all lanes will open, but drivers should be alert for pedestrians.

The route starts near the Pacific Aviation Museum, proceeds down and back across the Ford Island bridge, and ends near the south end of Chafee Boulevard.

Strollers, wheelchairs, small children’s bikes, scooters, and skates are allowed. No skateboards, adult bikes or pets will be allowed. Bottled water will be available.

Once the event is over, the boots will be reassembled on Ford Island on the corner of Enterprise and O’Kane Boulevard and will stay on display until Sept. 16. To register, visit

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