9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.

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Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN, Memorial Scholarship 5-K Run/Walk – Sandwich, MA

September 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

The 18th annual Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN, Memorial Scholarship 5-K Run/Walk in Sandwich, MA will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate.

The day will start with a brief memorial tribute at 9:00am at Sandwich Stop & Shop Plaza.

The course is a scenic 3.1-mile route around the Sandwich Marina and beach area finishing back at the Stop & Shop Plaza. Runners will leave the starting line first with official timing by Spitler Race Systems of Pawtucket RI. Results will be posted on coolrunning.com.

The fee to participate is $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for those under 18. To register, please click here. Funds raised benefit the Captain Gerald F. DeConto Scholarship Fund.

For more information, please visit the website.

U.S. Navy Captain Gerald F. DeConto was in charge of the Pentagon’s Navy Command Center on the morning of September 11, 2001. He was working with the Secretary of the Navy to plan the response to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center when the hijacked Flight 77 struck the Pentagon. He was 44.

The Captain Gerald F. DeConto Scholarship Fund was started by Captain DeConto’s family after his death. The Fund awards an annual scholarship to a deserving Sandwich High School senior.

Stop & Shop Plaza
65 Rt. 6A
Sandwich, MA



September 22, 2019
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
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