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Veterans 5K Run & Walk presented by ELDRIDGE ROOFING

Sat November 3, 2018 Rockford, IL US 61103 Directions
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Veterans 5K Run & Walk

$30 9:00AM CDT - 11:00AM CDT Price increases after November 1, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Kids 5K (Children 17 and under)

$10 9:00AM CDT Price increases after November 1, 2018 at 5:00pm CDT

Veterans Run & Walk - Volunteer

$0 9:00AM CDT - 10:30PM CDT Registration ends October 25, 2018 at 10:00am CDT

Veterans 5K Run & Walk - Kids Fun Run - Free for kids 10 & under

$0 8:15AM CDT Registration ends November 3, 2018 at 10:00am CDT
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 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

Registration pricing:   

$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 10 am to 7 pm at Fleet Feet Sports, Edgebrook Shops, 1653 N. Alpine Rd,  and from 7:00-8:30 am day of event at Sportscore One.  DAY OF registration fees increase to $35 for adults and $15 for children.  NO discounts.

No inline skates or dogs please!  Strollers or joggers are allowed but MUST START AT THE BACK!

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!  **Note - We also have a $150 gift card to Abreo.  Be one of the first 20 to cross the finish line to be eligible for this!

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!

Prizes for most Patriotic Apparel!!

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If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

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 - 9 Available - ALL TAKEN

The "wall shirt" is a unique opportunity to memorialize the Veterans who are no longer with us.  We have 9 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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Packet Pick-up and Late Registration

Late registration and packet pick-up will be on Friday, Nov 2nd from 10 am to 7 pm at Fleet Feet Sports, Edgebrook Shops, 1653 N. Alpine Rd,  and from 7:00-8:30 am day of event at Sportscore One. 

DAY OF registration fees increase to $35 for adults and $15 for children.  NO discounts.

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