Run for the Brave 5k Run/Walk/Ruck

Race Date: TBD Plainfield, IL 60585 US
Youth Pricing Available

5k Run

Event Date: TBD
Youth Pricing Available

5k Walk

Event Date: TBD
Youth Pricing Available

5k Ruck

Event Date: TBD
Join us Live in 2022 for our 10th Anniversary
Dear Run for the Brave Participant,
After much thought, we have decided to cancel the 2021 Run for the Brave 5K Race, foremost for the safety of our participants who have supported us throughout the past 9 years.  Due to the Covid-19 situation, which put last year’s race in the virtual category, we realized that the potential risk to runners was just too great to attempt an in-person event in 2021. A repeat of the virtual Race was not considered as we felt our tenth anniversary could only be truly satisfied if we celebrated together.  We thank you for your past dedication to our veterans, and it is our intent to honor your commitment in person when we host our tenth anniversary live in 2022.
Likewise, we honor our sponsors who have graciously supported us in the past but were hit hard by this pandemic and unable to commit to us this year.  Thus, acknowledging that both the risks and the costs were too substantial for us to take on, we are focused on our veterans, their needs, and what we can do to make the 2022 Race memorable for all.
On behalf of Operation Welcome You Home, we want to humbly thank you for your dedication to our veterans, of which “all gave some, and some gave all.”  We will continue to do our part to support them and would welcome your assistance in helping us to maintain our unwavering dedication to them.
To donate, click here  
Operation Welcome You Home
COVID-19 Event Update

The 2021 10th Annual Run for the Brave 5k Run, Walk, Ruck is a Virtual Event! All Participants will still receive an Event Shirt and Finishing Medal.

Race Packet Pick Up:
Details Pending, check back for more information.
Race Website

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Still want to support OWYH and our Veterans you can always make a donation through the 5k registration site or the OWYH website at
Run For The Brave 5K helps Veterans needing our support with including but not limited to: John Deere Riding lawn mowers with snowblower attachment, ActionTracker Mobile Wheelchairs, airfare for parents to visit their Wounded Warrior Spouse/Son/Daughter at Bethesda Hospital recuperating/rehabbing from their injuries sustained while in combat, help with burial expenses, temporary financial assistance, food and other ways helping those who serve our Country so we may be free! Please visit OWYH Acts of Kindness to learn more.

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Shirts are Unisex and may run slightly larger, please choose your size accordingly.



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Operation Welcome You Home
Plainfield, IL US 60585

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