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James Foley Freedom Run in Rochester has a mission to protect journalists

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The James W. Foley Freedom Run is not just a road race, but a celebration of a journalist’s courage and dedication to truth.

Foley, a freelance war correspondent, was kidnapped in Syria on Nov. 22, 2012 and executed by beheading on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ar Raqqah, Syria.

James’s parents, Diane and John, created the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, whose mission is help keep all journalists shining light on the truth safe from harm, and to bring all American hostages home from wherever they are being held.

Saturday’s seventh race is part of that legacy.

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