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Darin Faccilonga of Long Beach runs down Broadway (Credit: Steve Pfost)

Darin Faccilonga of Long Beach runs down Broadway during the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run in honor of soldiers and veterans. (July 21, 2013)

Long Beach Waterfront Warriors run and parade

The Long Beach Waterfront Warriors honored soldiers with a 5K run and parade Sunday as part of the group's effort to give military members and their families a relaxing vacation.

Adam Bernstein of Demarest, N.J., runs across the
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Adam Bernstein of Demarest, N.J., runs across the finish line on Broadway during the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run and parade in honor of soldiers. (July 21, 2013)

Participants run down Broadway during the Long Beach
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Participants run down Broadway during the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run in honor of soldiers and veterans. (July 21, 2013)

Ronald Joseph, left, of the Rockaways, hugs Loretta
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Ronald Joseph, left, of the Rockaways, hugs Loretta Dionisio of Long Beach after crossing the finish line on Broadway during the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run and parade. (July 21, 2013)

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Participants run down Broadway during the Long Beach
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Participants run down Broadway during the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run in Long Beach. (July 21, 2013)

Randy Rivera of Long Beach crosses the finish
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Randy Rivera of Long Beach crosses the finish line of the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run in Long Beach. (July 21, 2013)

Nick Rooney, right, of Long Beach, receives a
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Nick Rooney, right, of Long Beach, receives a medal after the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run and parade in Long Beach. (July 21, 2013)

Marine Master Sgt. John Hayes of Long Beach
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Marine Master Sgt. John Hayes of Long Beach kisses his daughter Katelyn's hand after crossing the finish line of the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run in Long Beach. (July 21, 2013)

Christina Accardo of Woodside shakes hands with Thomas
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Christina Accardo of Woodside shakes hands with Thomas Nofi of Long Beach after crossing the finish line of the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run held in Long Beach. (July 21, 2013)

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Darin Faccilonga of Long Beach runs down Broadway
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Darin Faccilonga of Long Beach runs down Broadway during the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run in honor of soldiers and veterans. (July 21, 2013)

Marine Master Sgt. John Hayes of Long Beach
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Marine Master Sgt. John Hayes of Long Beach crosses the finish line with the help of his daughter Katelyn, left, and Gerard Snell, right, of Long Beach, during the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run. (July 21, 2013)

Marine Master Sgt. John Hayes of Long Beach
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Marine Master Sgt. John Hayes of Long Beach holds his daughter Katelyn's hand after crossing the finish line of the Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 5K run in honor of soldiers. (July 21, 2013)

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