EUGENE, Ore. -- On Sunday, veterans and their families from all over the Willamette Valley came together for the second Veterans Day Ruck at Skinner Butte Park.
The group walked up the butte and held a moment of silence.
The first Veterans Day Ruck was held in 2018 when the 18th Veterans Day Parade in Springfield was canceled.
Organizers said they plan on holding the ruck every year to celebrate Veterans Day.
- Second annual Veterans Day Ruck held in Eugene
- Annual Operation: Food Rescue event held in Eugene
- Eugene and Springfield communities celebrate Veterans Day
- 40th annual Senior Holiday Dinner held on Christmas Day
- Annual Whiteaker Block Party was held Saturday
- Fifth annual Safety Fair held in Springfield
- Cystic Fibrosis walk held in Eugene Saturday
- Free document shredding event held in Eugene
- Car show held as fundraiser in Eugene