Memorial IHOP run is Thursday |

Memorial IHOP run is Thursday

Staff Reports
Runners pause for a prayer and moment of silence before the start of last year's annual IHOP Remembrance Run .
Jim Grant | Nevada Appeal

WHAT: 5K memorial run/walk for the victims of the Sept. 6, 2011, IHOP


WHO: All may participate

WHEN: 7 a.m., Thursday

WHERE: Parking lot next IHOP, 3883 S Carson St, Carson City

MEDIA: Welcome to attend.

For information or assistance, call Sgt. Walter Lowell at 702-575-2079.

A memorial run-walk is 7 a.m. today in honor of the Sept. 6, 2011, shooting at the International House of Pancakes in Carson City.

The Nevada Guard is hosting the run-walk in honor of the three guardsman and one civilian killed in the shooting.

Dozens of soldiers and airmen will travel the 5-kilometer route from the restaurant to the Office of the Adjutant General complex at 2460 Fairview Drive, according to spokesman Sgt. 1st Class Erick Studenicka.

“Everyone is invited to join the guardsmen in the free, non-competitive run-walk,” Studenicka said. The event is untimed and no prizes will be awarded.

It has been seven years since the IHOP shooting in Carson City. Nevada Guardsmen Lt. Col. Heath Kelly, 35, Master Sgt. Christian Riege, 38, and Sgt. 1st Class Miranda McElhiney, 31, were killed in the shooting incident. Florence Donovan-Gunderson, 67, was also killed during the incident.

All three of the soldiers worked at the Office of the Adjutant General on Fairview Drive in Carson City.