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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 Mercyhealth 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
$30 per participant, $10 for children 17 and under
Discount of $5 for RRR (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.
No inline skates or dogs please! Contact us regarding strollers or joggers!
Shirts are guaranteed only if registered by 10-14-18.
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. Timing provided by Tri-3 Sports Timing.
See below for our unique "wall" shirt opportunity! And our awesome sponsors! Please patronize these veteran supporting businesses! Especially our main sponsor, Eldridge Roofing!
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 !
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 vetsrock5K@gmail.com if you're interested.
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