Batesville native Chad Keith made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq in 2003.
This photo was taken during the inaugural SGT. Chad Keith 5K in 2017. Photo provided.
(Batesville, Ind.) - Pre-registration is open for the 2nd Annual SGT. Chad Keith 5K Run, Walk & Stroll on Saturday, August 11 at Liberty Park.
Sgt. Keith was made the ultimate sacrifice on July 7, 2003, in Baghdad, Iraq. The 2000 BHS graduate served in the 2-235th Infantry, Company D. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
“Come help us celebrate Chad's life and those he had an impact on. Your participation in this event will help Chad continue to make positive impacts on the lives of others,” said Chad’s sister, Nikki Glutz.
Registration is $25 per person and includes a commemorative t-shirt. Proceeds will benefit Batesville community non-profit organizations. The run starts at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 9:05 a.m. on August 11. To register, visit www.getmeregistered.com/sgtchadkeith5k.
Want to get involved as a volunteer or participate? Visit the Sgt. Chad Keith Facebook page or call City Hall at (812) 933-6116.