Tyler Trent to be honored at Geist event this weekend

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Tyler Trent will be honored during the Geist Half Marathon this weekend.

During the race, Flags 4 Fallen will have runners carry a full-size American flag in Trent's honor.

After the race, it will be folded and given to his parents

The Carmel native and Purdue student inspired thousands during his battle with bone cancer.

The race starts at 7 a.m at Geist reservoir.