Gold Star Mission Run for the Fallen

Sat May 21, 2022 Rockford, IL 61109 US
Event: Half Marathon Run or Ruck (IN PERSON)
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Gold Star Mission - Run for the Fallen

Participants can run, ruck, or walk. The course and finish line will close promptly at 1200 pm. Participants have from 0800-1200 to complete the race. Participants walking / rucking the half marathon will have an earlier start at *0730.

Strollers and dogs are not allowed on the race course.

Shirt and medal is guaranteed to all preregistered by 05/01/22. Shirts and medals may not be guaranteed after this date.

*Subject to slight change prior to event, email communication will be sent out prior.

After the race, stay, and celebrate we will have beer and food for registered race participants.  Don Carter Lanes will be providing and serving beer between 0900-1200. Must be 21 and older.
Open to ages 15 - 100.
Start Time: 8:00am CDT
End Time: 12:00pm CDT
Registration Limit: 125 spots left.
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: 5k Run/Walk (IN PERSON)
ALWAYS REMEMBER! - - NEVER FORGET!
Gold Star Mission - Run for the Fallen

Participants can run, ruck, or walk. The course and finish line will close promptly at 1200 pm. Participants have from 0810-1200 to complete the race.

Strollers and dogs are not allowed on the race course.

Shirt and medal is guaranteed to all preregistered by 05/01/22. Shirts and medals may not be guaranteed after this date.

After the race, stay, and celebrate we will have beer and food for registered race participants.  Don Carter Lanes will be providing and serving beer between 0900-1200. Must be 21 and older.
Open to ages 5 - 100.
Start Time: 8:10am CDT
End Time: 12:00pm CDT
Registration Limit: 272 spots left.
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: 3k Run/Walk (17 and younger only) (IN PERSON)
ALWAYS REMEMBER! - - NEVER FORGET!
Gold Star Mission - Run for the Fallen

Participants can run, ruck, or walk. The course and finish line will close promptly at 1200 pm. Participants have from 0810-1200 to complete the race.

Strollers and dogs are not allowed on the race course.
Open to ages 3 - 17.
Start Time: 8:10am CDT
End Time: 12:00pm CDT
Registration Limit: 99 spots left.
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Virtual Half Marathon Run/Ruck
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Gold Star Mission - Virtual Run for the Fallen

We are offering the Gold Star Mission Run for the Fallen as a virtual race for those that are unable to attend in person but still want to support the cause. Please know that the GSM Run for the Fallen is a significant fundraiser for the Gold Star Mission scholarship fund. This race provides another important opportunity for us to honor our fallen military.

A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked), at your own pace, from any location you choose, and is timed by you. Ruck, walk, run, jog, indoors on a track or treadmill or outside in the neighborhood or a park. A virtual race is the best way to get comfortable moving to your own beat and gaining confidence in your strength and endurance! Choose your distance and start moving! It is a great way to be competitive with your family, friends, or co-workers while not traveling to a race. Run on your own or run within the guidelines of social distancing in a very small group. Please follow community guidelines and orders when completing this virtual race. This is a great way to motivate each other and hold each other accountable. MOST IMPORTANT -- we need to remember and honor our fallen military.

Once you submit your race results your shirt and finisher medal will be shipped directly to you. NOTE: 3k race participants will not receive a shirt.

SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS HERE: https://www.bikesignup.com/Race/RegistrationLookup/?raceId=70613&renderMode=results_mode

All participants will need to finish and have results submitted by May 21, 2022 no later than 11:59 p.m. 3k race participants will not receive a shirt. Participants for the 5k and Half marathon up will get a shirt and medal shipped to the address provided upon sign up. Participants must be signed up no later than May 6 , 2022 by 11:59 p.m. to be guaranteed a shirt. Participants can submit results any time from the day of sign up until May 21, 2022. Half Marathon participants will receive a long sleeve shirt. 3K and 5K participants will receive a short sleeve shirt. All packets will be shipped out no later than May 20, 2021.

Please connect with the Gold Star Mission community on social media ( Facebook *search "Gold Star Mission" or "Gold Star Mission Run for the Fallen" and on Instagram *gsm_run_for_the_fallen"). Share a picture, short video, or selfie when you finish to our community. If you participating to remember one of our fallen military we would like for you to share their story with EVERYONE. Tell us why you are participating and about your experience. Please wear your race shirt to get our message out to remember our fallen military.

Unique long sleeve soft cotton blend T-shirt to all participants.

Shirt and medal is guaranteed to all preregistered by 05/01/22. Shirts and medals may not be guaranteed after this date.
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Virtual 5K Run/Walk (youth or adult)
ALWAYS REMEMBER! - - NEVER FORGET!
Gold Star Mission - Virtual Run for the Fallen

We are offering the Gold Star Mission Run for the Fallen as a virtual race for those that are unable to attend in person but still want to support the cause. Please know that the GSM Run for the Fallen is a significant fundraiser for the Gold Star Mission scholarship fund. This race provides another important opportunity for us to honor our fallen military.

A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked), at your own pace, from any location you choose, and is timed by you. Ruck, walk, run, jog, indoors on a track or treadmill or outside in the neighborhood or a park. A virtual race is the best way to get comfortable moving to your own beat and gaining confidence in your strength and endurance! Choose your distance and start moving! It is a great way to be competitive with your family, friends, or co-workers while not traveling to a race. Run on your own or run within the guidelines of social distancing in a very small group. Please follow community guidelines and orders when completing this virtual race. This is a great way to motivate each other and hold each other accountable. MOST IMPORTANT -- we need to remember and honor our fallen military.

Once you submit your race results your shirt and finisher medal will be shipped directly to you. NOTE: 3k race participants will not receive a shirt.

SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS HERE: https://www.bikesignup.com/Race/RegistrationLookup/?raceId=70613&renderMode=results_mode

All participants will need to finish and have results submitted by May 21, 2022 no later than 11:59 p.m. 3k race participants will not receive a shirt. Participants for the 5k and Half marathon up will get a shirt and medal shipped to the address provided upon sign up. Participants must be signed up no later than May 6 , 2022 by 11:59 p.m. to be guaranteed a shirt. Participants can submit results any time from the day of sign up until May 21, 2022. Half Marathon participants will receive a long sleeve shirt. 3K and 5K participants will receive a short sleeve shirt. All packets will be shipped out no later than May 20, 2021.

Please connect with the Gold Star Mission community on social media ( Facebook *search "Gold Star Mission" or "Gold Star Mission Run for the Fallen" and on Instagram *gsm_run_for_the_fallen"). Share a picture, short video, or selfie when you finish to our community. If you participating to remember one of our fallen military we would like for you to share their story with EVERYONE. Tell us why you are participating and about your experience. Please wear your race shirt to get our message out to remember our fallen military.

Unique long sleeve soft cotton blend T-shirt to all participants.

Shirt and medal is guaranteed to all preregistered by 05/01/22. Shirts and medals may not be guaranteed after this date.
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Virtual 3K Youth Run (17 and younger ONLY)
(17 and younger ONLY can participate in this race)

ALWAYS REMEMBER! - - NEVER FORGET!
Gold Star Mission - Virtual Run for the Fallen

We are offering the Gold Star Mission Run for the Fallen as a virtual race for those that are unable to attend in person but still want to support the cause. Please know that the GSM Run for the Fallen is a significant fundraiser for the Gold Star Mission scholarship fund. This race provides another important opportunity for us to honor our fallen military.

A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked), at your own pace, from any location you choose, and is timed by you. Ruck, walk, run, jog, indoors on a track or treadmill or outside in the neighborhood or a park. A virtual race is the best way to get comfortable moving to your own beat and gaining confidence in your strength and endurance! Choose your distance and start moving! It is a great way to be competitive with your family, friends, or co-workers while not traveling to a race. Run on your own or run within the guidelines of social distancing in a very small group. Please follow community guidelines and orders when completing this virtual race. This is a great way to motivate each other and hold each other accountable. MOST IMPORTANT -- we need to remember and honor our fallen military.

Once you submit your race results your shirt and finisher medal will be shipped directly to you. NOTE: 3k race participants will not receive a shirt.

SUBMIT YOUR RESULTS HERE: https://www.bikesignup.com/Race/RegistrationLookup/?raceId=70613&renderMode=results_mode

All participants will need to finish and have results submitted by May 21, 2022 no later than 11:59 p.m. 3k race participants will not receive a shirt. Participants for the 5k and Half marathon up will get a shirt and medal shipped to the address provided upon sign up. Participants must be signed up no later than May 6 , 2022 by 11:59 p.m. to be guaranteed a shirt. Participants can submit results any time from the day of sign up until May 21, 2022. Half Marathon participants will receive a long sleeve shirt. 3K and 5K participants will receive a short sleeve shirt. All packets will be shipped out no later than May 20, 2021.

Please connect with the Gold Star Mission community on social media ( Facebook *search "Gold Star Mission" or "Gold Star Mission Run for the Fallen" and on Instagram *gsm_run_for_the_fallen"). Share a picture, short video, or selfie when you finish to our community. If you participating to remember one of our fallen military we would like for you to share their story with EVERYONE. Tell us why you are participating and about your experience. Please wear your race shirt to get our message out to remember our fallen military.

Unique long sleeve soft cotton blend T-shirt to all participants.

Shirt and medal is guaranteed to all preregistered by 05/01/22. Shirts and medals may not be guaranteed after this date.
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Volunteer (IN PERSON)
This event is not possible without the help of our volunteers.

All volunteers will be given an event T-Shirt.

Multiple volunteers are needed for various areas prior to race day and on race day to include: packet pick-up (day prior), race day registration and packet pick-up, parking and traffic control, course Marshalls, water / aid stations throughout the course (approximately 8), finish line, pre event set-up, post event clean up, post race food table, roaming course safety (on a bike), virtual race packet prep and mailing.

Shirt is guaranteed to all preregistered by 05/01/22. Shirts may not be guaranteed after this date.
Start Time: 7:00am CDT
End Time: 12:00pm CDT
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.


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