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Chesapeake Bataan Death March 2017
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 5:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location: Dismal Swamp Canal Trail Map it
1200 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
Chesapeake, VA
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The Chesapeake Bataan Death March Memorial Walk is an open event to honor the survivors and families of those US and Filipinos who were killed during this tragic event in World War II. The walk has three flights, the first flight at 0600 is a 16.8-mile walk to the end of the Chesapeake trail and back to the start point. The second flight is a 5 mile 2.5-mile walk out and back. The third flight is a 1 mile .5 mile walk and return route. At the end will be a ceremony honoring the survivors and all WW II veterans, and any other veterans and their families.