Firefighters are shown as they take part in the "Run to Remember" event. (Photo submitted)
Firefighters are shown as they take part in the "Run to Remember" event. (Photo submitted)
The Lima Firefighters third annual "Run to Remember" 5K Run/Walk challenge was held Sept. 7, in memory of the fallen heroes of Sept. 11, 2001. For the challenge, firefighters were required to wear a firefighter helmet, turnout gear of an outer shell coat and pants along with SCBA air pack.

Columbus Grove firefighter Grant Schroeder won with a time of 25:05. Second place was Lima firefighter Bryan Malsam with a time of 26:07. Both Schroeder and Malsam live in Columbus Grove. The three man team of Schroeder, Malsam and Lima firefighter Matt Parker (shown at left) won the team challenge event.