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Location: Mission Viejo, CA US 92692 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Virtual Race
Description


                         Put Your Boots On the Ground at

                  Saddleback College's S.A.M.E. VETS 5K!

The Saddleback College Veterans Program and Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.) have partnered together to bring you the First Annual Saddleback College Veteran's 5K. Spend this Father’s Day creating memories with your family while supporting student veterans in your community. Run fast, jog, trot, walk or stroll on a scenic course* around Saddleback campus. Plenty of parking, lots of refreshments, and plenty of family fun. It is the picture perfect way to start celebrating FATHER’S DAY! And don’t be afraid to wear your red, white, and blue or military-themed gear!

All proceeds used for emergency grants and academic support for Saddleback veterans!

Custom “Dog Tag” medals for registrants and a short-sleeve event tee for all 5K participants!

Stay updated or for more information visit our Facebook page

Course is accessible to adaptive athletes, wheelchairs, and strollers.


WHEN: Sunday, June 18, 2016, Father's Day (For more detailed time schedule, see Schedule).

             Final Registration/ Packet Pick-Up begins 6:00 AM

             5K Race begins at 8:00 AM

               

WHERE: Saddleback College, 28000 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92691. Use main entrance on Marguerite.

              CAMPUS MAP 

PARKING: TBD. Free for participants


5K:

Age: All ages

Included: Event shirt, RFID timer chip bib, “dog tag” medal, water, refreshments, and more.

Fees: $35 General Admission (ages 13+) 

          $25 for veterans, active-duty military, and Saddleback students. 

Timing: This is professionally RFID chip timed race.


KID’S RUCK RUN:

Age: 12 and under

Included: Kids Goody Pack, “dog tag” medal, water, refreshments, and more.

Fees:  $25 for children ages 3-12. 

Description: Kids have the option to race/compete within their age group or participate in the Kids Ruck Run! More details are coming soon!

                                                                                                                                                                                         

Awards

Stay Tuned! Winners will be awarded medals in age categories 3 Deep.  Award/Age Categories to be Announced Soon!

Unfortunately, we will not be able to mail awards to winners, so be sure to pick up awards at the award ceremony!

Pre-Race Day Packet Pick Up/Late Registration:

Date: Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Time: Noon- 6:00 PM 

Location: Snail's Pace (Mission Viejo)

                 24451 Alicia Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Schedule 

6:00 AM            Registration opens / Expo open
6:15-7:45 AM     Packet pick up
7:45 AM             Registration closes
8:00 AM             5K Race Start

Please note that the above schedule is tentative and updated with more details coming soon. Any questions, scroll down to Race Contact Info and click "QUESTIONS?" to contact us.

 

Event Organizer:

Saddleback College Vets Center & Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.)/ Lace It Up Events

Email: saddleback.same@gmail.com

The event takes place rain or shine.

All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the Saddleback College Veterans Program by promoting student success through grants for our student veteran community here at Saddleback College.

                                                                                                                                                                                           

FAQ's


I want to register for the 5K, but I missed online registration. Can I still register?

Yes, runners who miss online registration can sign up on Race day at Saddleback College. Please arrive early to register (6:00-7:45 AM) and bring cash for the fee. Medals and T-shirts are only guaranteed to participants who register before June 1.

Is this course accessible for adaptive athletes, strollers, or wheelchairs?

Yes. Come one, come all! We want to ensure anyone can come support and participate in this family friendly event.

I am not a veteran, active military, or a Saddleback student. Can I still participate?

Yes! Absolutely, anyone and everyone of all ages are invited to participate. No military or Saddleback College affiliation needed to join in the fun. 

 Any questions? Scroll down to Race Contact Info and click "QUESTIONS?" to contact us :)

                                                                                                                                                                                             

EVENT SPONSORS NEEDED!
If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact  Terence Nelson (Vets Program Coordinator) at tnelson14@saddleback.edu

                                                                                                                                                                                            

Events
Event Time Price Details
General Admission: 5K Run/Walk
Time
8:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT
Price
$35
Registration ends June 17, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT
Student, Veteran, and Active Military Admission: 5K Run/Walk
Time
8:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT
Price
$35 $25
Registration ends June 17, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT
Kids Admission: Kids Ruck Run/Kids Run
Time
9:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT
Price
$25
Registration ends June 17, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT
Virtual Run: Student, Veteran, and Active Military Admission: 5K Run/Walk
Price
$25
Registration ends June 17, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT
Place
Gaucho Stadium
Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA
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Gaucho Stadium
Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA

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