Join KENS 5 at Toyota Field in San Antonio this Wednesday as we join participants in the "Carry the Load" western relay to honor our nation's heroes.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will let San Antonians express their appreciation of our nation's military, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders.
The Carry the Load relay is traveling by bike and on foot from Seattle to Dallas for a Memorial Day rally.
The event in San Antonio, which is being held Wednesday, May 24, 2017, will be seen live on KENS5.com and during KENS 5 Eyewitness News at 4 and 5 p.m.
Relay participants will arrive at 4 p.m., and the ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. It will be hosted by KENS 5 Eyewitness News anchor Jeff Brady and will include speakers from the Carry the Load relay group.
Carry The Load is a non-profit dedicated to providing active, meaningful ways to honor and celebrate the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes.
What started as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day has broadened to include more than just our military heroes and more than just the one holiday. Carry The Load works to bring all Americans together to participate in honoring our nation’s heroes every day.
Here's the schedule of stops along the walking route here in the San Antonio area:
Day 26 - Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9 a.m. - Comfort Center For Dentistry, 210 U.S. Highway 87, Comfort, TX 78013
11 a.m. - Mueller Inc., 144 FM 289, Comfort, TX 78013
1 p.m. - FM 289 and Welfare Waring Rd -- Comfort, TX 78013
3 p.m. - Bee Jay Molding Inc., 39500 Interstate 10 Frontage Road, Boerne, TX 78006
5 p.m. - Boerne Police Department, 124 Old San Antonio Road, Boerne, TX 78006
7 p.m. - Javelina Harley Davidson, 29078 Interstate 10 Frontage Road, Boerne, TX 78006
Day 27 - Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6 a.m. - La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio at The Dominion, 25042 I-10, San Antonio, TX 78257
7 a.m. - Regal Fiesta Stadium 16, 12631 Vance Jackson Road, San Antonio, TX 78230
9 a.m. - Big Lots at Colonies North Shopping Center, 3715 Colony Drive, San Antonio, TX 78230
11 a.m. - Target at Park North Shopping Center, 746 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216
1 p.m. - Walmart Neighborhood Market, 3175 Nacogdoches Road, San Antonio, TX 78217
3 p.m. - Gold's Gym, 4319 Thousand Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78217
4 p.m. - Toyota Field -- 5106 David Edwards Drive, San Antonio, TX 78233
5 p.m.. -- SPECIAL EVENT @ TOYOTA FIELD --