Pound the Ground for Veterans Outreach Center 5k

August 17 - August 31 Honeoye Falls, NY 14472 US Directions
Events
Description

Pound the Ground for Veterans Outreach Center 5K Run/Walk
Mendon Ponds Park (95 Douglas Rd, Honeoye Falls, NY) | Stewart Lodge

In-Person 5K: August 24, Race Starts at 6:30 PM

Virtual 5K: August 17 - August 31

 

Veterans Outreach Center is excited to be able to host this year’s Pound the Ground 5K Run/Walk in-person and virtually this year! Lace up your running shoes and get ready to run, walk, or stroll for veterans!

Every step you take supports the men, women, and families served by Veterans Outreach Center of Rochester.

Packet Pickup
Tuesday, August 23 from 11am-6pm at Fleet Feet @ The Armory (155 Culver Rd, Rochester)
Wednesday, August 24 from 4:30-6:15pm at Stewart Lodge, Mendon Ponds Park
On-site registration available via Smartphone & credit card only.  Registration closes at 6:15pm.

How the In-Person Event Works:

  • Participants who register by August 15th will receive a free cotton t-shirt
  • Event bib & chip timing
  • Results provided online after the event
  • Swag Bag for registrants
  • Post-race snacks & water

How the Virtual Event Works:

  • Participants who register by August 15th will receive a free cotton t-shirt 
  • Virtual results can be submitted between 7 AM, Wednesday, August 17th, and 11:59 PM, August 31st
  • After completing your run/walk, submit your time here, & we'll make arrangements for you to pick up your swag bag containing fun goodies


Do you have a favorite Branch of the Military? You can join that team for bragging rights of the best Branch in Rochester!

The coveted Golden Boot is up for grabs again this year! Active duty military, active reservists, and veterans can sign up to run with members from their branch. The quickest team gets their branch name on the boot! Will anyone stop the Navy from winning their fifth year in a row?

To learn more about Pound the Ground, please contact Michael Hardy, Associate Director of Advancement, via email or at 585.295.7824.

 

Awards
  • Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Male/Female
  • 1st Place in 10 year age groups (12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and Up)
  • Military Branch Award
Location & Course

Join us for an exciting event taking place in the beautiful expanse of Mendon Ponds Park (95 Douglas Rd, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472) starting at Stewart Lodge. 

Sponsors
Race Contact Info

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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://veteransoutreachcenter.org/ptg.

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