(L-R)  Commander Ed Reed, Color Guard Captain Bill Drake, and Executive Member Thor Anderson manned the Post 178 tent.

More than 2,500 runners participated in the Frisco Chamber Texas Big Star Half Marathon and 5K at Collin College on Saturday, April 13, 2024.

Organized by the Frisco Chamber Foundation, the event has raised almost $300,000 and all funds have benefited non-profit 501c3 charitable organizations within the North Texas community.

Post 178 members Bill Drake, Thor Anderson, and Ed Reed volunteered to staff a tent at the Finishers’ Fest and distribute American Legion literature and wallet cards for the Be the One veteran suicide national campaign.