FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Tom Baxter | 412.559.0806 | tbaxter@911Trail.org

September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance
Holding 2nd Annual 911 Trail Challenge on Saturday, September 12

New Eagle, PA, February 18, 2020—To help continue development of the September 11th National Memorial Trail, the September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance will hold the second annual 911 Trail Challenge on Saturday, September 12, at 9:00 a.m. The 24-mile roundtrip ride will begin in the parking lot of Berlin Brothersvalley High School in Berlin, PA, and will wind its way through Berlin and Shanksville, PA, to the Flight 93 National Memorial and back to Berlin, concluding at 2:00 p.m.

The National Memorial Trail is a 1,300-mile network of bicycle and pedestrian trails linking New York City’s September 11 Memorial, the Pentagon memorial in Arlington, VA, and the Flight 93 National
Memorial in Shanksville.

“The 911 Trail Challenge engages community partners and Trail enthusiasts while calling attention to the monumental events of September 11, 2001,” said Thomas Baxter, president of the September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance. “The event also acknowledges the lives forever
impacted by the actions of heroes who defended our nation’s freedom on that day.”

Riders may register online at 911trailchallenge.org Sponsorships are available by contacting the September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance at info@911Trail.org Proceeds generated by the event will be stewarded by the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies in the 911 Trail Fund. The Fund was created to facilitate development of the September 11th National Memorial Trail. The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is based in Johnstown, PA, and promotes philanthropy in the Pennsylvania counties of Bedford, Cambria, Indiana, and Somerset, where the Flight 93 National Memorial is located.

About the September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance
The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance is a not-for-profit organization leading the development of a 1,300-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail connecting the three 9/11 memorial sites with communities in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and
Washington, DC.

More than 50 percent of the Trail is off-road, and the Alliance has been partnering with federal, state, county, and municipal officials on 14 projects to connect more than 30 trails. The route includes New York City’s National September 11th Memorial, the Pentagon memorial in Arlington, VA, and the
Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA.

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance is based in New Eagle, PA, near Pittsburgh. For more information, contact Tom Baxter, president, at 412.559.0806 or Andy Hamilton, chair, at 267.236.3407.

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