The WIA-KIA (Wounded In Action - Killed In Action) 5K Run and Family Fun is a fundraising event brought about through the combined efforts of Marlton Assembly of God Church and the Medford Returning Veterans Committee. All proceeds benefit veterans, their families and various veteran causes.

You can find out more by going to their website www.wiakia.org

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The race is open to runners, adults, children, special needs individuals, families, teams, corporations, and anyone interested in participating.

The annual WIA-KIA 5K Run and Family Fun, which is held in Medford, NJ at Freedom Park, has grown dramatically since the first event and most recently boasts over 1,000 participants. This wonderful event, attended by celebrity guests, sponsors and runners, helps to celebrate the lives of all our fallen heroes.

You can listen to the audio of the interview Jim conducted with Patrick Cody, a representative for the group, in the audio player below.