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Veterans 5K Run & Walk


Sat November 3 2018
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Location: Rockford, IL US 61103 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Other
Events
Event Time Price Details
Veterans 5K Run & Walk
Time
9:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT
Price
$25 $20
Registration Opens February 12, 2018 at 12:34pm CST
Veterans Run & Walk - Volunteer
Time
9:00AM CDT - 10:30PM CDT
Price
$0
Registration Opens February 12, 2018 at 10:21am CST
Veterans 5K Run & Walk - Kids Fun Run - Free for kids 10 & under
Time
8:15AM CDT
Price
$0
Registration Opens February 12, 2018 at 7:00am CST
Kids 5K (Children 17 and under)
Time
9:00AM CDT
Price
$10
Registration Opens February 12, 2018 at 12:32pm CST
Place
1288 Elmwood Road
Rockford, IL US 61103
Description

A 5K Run/Walk to Benefit the Veterans Drop-In Center in Rockford, IL.  This is our 6th annual run and will, again, be held at Sportscore One, Veterans Memorial Park!  The run is on a flat, fast, beautiful course along the Rock River.  This run is USATF certified (IL 15037NM) and is a 2018 RRR Circuit Race.  See more information about the RRR Circuit at www.rockfordroadrunners.org

Registration pricing tier:

Now until April 30 = $20 per participant, $10 for children 17 and under (No RRR/Wildcat Discount during this period).

May 1 to July 31 = $25 per participant, $10 for children 17 and under (No RRR/Wildcat Discount for children 17 and under).

August 1 to November 2 = $30 per participant, $10 for children 17 and under (No RRR/Wildcat Discount for children 17 and under).

Discount of $5 for RRR starting June 1st (does not include children 17 and under).

Late registration and packet pick-up on Friday, Nov 2nd from 4-6:30 pm at Sportscore One, and from 7:00-8:30 am day of event.  DAY OF registration fees increase to $35 for adults and $15 for children.  NO discounts.

Shirts are guaranteed only if registered by 10-14-18.

No strollers or dogs please!

Our cool dog tag awards are given to the top male and female winners, along with the top 3 male and female in each of the following age categories:

0-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

We are offering $100 cash prize each to top overall male and female, and $50 cash prize each to top male and female in the master category (50+)  Plus, $50 cash prize each to top VET male and female!

Kids Fun Run at 8:15 am for kids 10 & under.  Kids receive a bib, and after their run, some cool goodies.

Opening ceremonies begin at 8:30 am with our shotgun start at 9 a.m.

Online registration closes at noon on Thursday, Nov 1st.

See below for our unique "wall" shirt opportunity!  And our awesome sponsors!

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The Veterans Drop-In Center supports all Veterans and their families.  They focus on displaced Veterans by providing no cost referrals, computer usage, free haircuts, dinner, as well as peer to peer counseling and services.  The center is a 501c non for profit corporation.  Please visit us at www.veteransdropincenter.com !

Course Map

Here's a copy of our course map!

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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Honor your Special Veteran on our Shirt - 14 Available (One spot remaining)
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The "wall shirt" is a unique opportunity to memorialize the Veterans who are no longer with us.  We have 14 spots available on the back of our shirts at $100 each. Their name and branch will be listed.  What an extraordinary way to honor your special veteran with this commemorative shirt! Please contact the race director at Lee.Fawber@gmail.com if you're interested. 

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