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7th Annual Centanni-Cottle Memorial 5K Run/Walk – 4/7/2019

Online registration is open! Please join us on the roads of beautiful Yorba Linda, California as we come together to honor the service and sacrifice of our hometown heroes, United States Marines; Lance Corporal Rick Centanni and Sergeant Major Robert “RJ” Cottle. The 2019 Centanni-Cottle Memorial 5K winds 3.1 miles through Rick and Robert’s hometown of Yorba Linda, California. The 5k route passes by all three schools Rick attended, starting…

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6th Annual Centanni-Cottle Memorial 5K Run/Walk – 3/25/2018!

Online registration is open! Please join us on the roads of beautiful Yorba Linda, California as we come together to honor the service and sacrifice of our hometown heroes, United States Marines; Lance Corporal Rick Centanni and Sergeant Major Robert “RJ” Cottle. The 2018 Centanni-Cottle Memorial 5K winds 3.1 miles through Rick and Robert’s hometown of Yorba Linda, California. The 5k route passes by all three schools Rick attended, starting…

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Race Day Updates

IMPORTANT CHANGE FOR THIS YEAR: NO PARKING AT THE STARTING LINE AT FAIRMONT ELEMENTARY Race Day check-in and goodie bags pickup will take place at Esperanza High School, starting at 0630 am. All participants will park at Esperanza High School and will be shuttled to the starting line at Fairmont Elementary. If you have strollers you decorated, please arrive early to drop them off at Fairmont Elementary, we will have…

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March 17th Fundraiser at Slater’s 50/50 Anaheim Hills

In support of the Centanni-Cottle Memorial 5K, we invite everyone to go to Slater’s 50/50 Anaheim Hills Restaurant on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (St. Patrick’s Day).  Our friends from the Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association and Slater’s 50/50 were kind enough to arrange this all-day event (11:00-23:00) to support the cause.  All you have to do to show your support is eat 🙂 Slater’s 50/50 6362 E Santa Ana Canyon Road…

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Final Tribute (Video)

Orange County Marine 19-year-old Lance Corporal Rick Centanni is laid to rest at Riverside National Cemetery after being killed in action in Afghanistan. Thousands lined the streets to pay tribute. Courtesy of the Orange County Register

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Rick Returns Home (Video)

The body of U. S. Marine Lance Corporal Rick Centanni was returned to Orange County. His casket was met by his parents, a Military honor guard and hundreds of Orange County and Los Angeles police. Courtesy of the Orange County Register

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