RAWLINS, WY. (AP) — A Marine is running 161 miles (259 kilometers) across Wyoming to honor the 161 U.S. military women killed in the line of duty since 9/11.

The Rawlins Times reports Marine Pamela Torres is expected to end the run in Rawlins on Tuesday — a week after beginning the journey in Cheyenne.

Torres trained for a year before starting the Valor Run.

She says the elevation and weather have been challenging but running through the wide-open landscape has been enjoyable.

Sinclair and Rawlins are planning celebrations as Torres reaches the towns Tuesday.

 

If you want more information on MSgt Torres’ tribute run, or wish to donate please visit:  http://www.valorrun161miler.com/home.html

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Information from: Rawlins Times, http://www.rawlinstimes.com