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Veterans 5K Run & Walk

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A 5K Run/Walk to Benefit the Veterans Drop-In Center in Rockford, IL.

How to enter the Veterans 5K Run & Walk

  1. 5K Run/Walk

    Run 5km
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  2. Kids 5K (17 & under)

    Run 5km
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Veterans 5K Run & Walk routes

The run is on a beautiful course now running over to the Winnebago Forest Preserve and doing a loop around the pond. This run is USATF certified (IL 15037NM) and is a 2019 RRR Circuit Race.

Event Details

Shirts are guaranteed only if registered by 10-14-19. Shirts will no longer be an option to choose in the system after this date.

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 - per IHSA rules, no high school athlete enrolled in any high school sports may be allowed to win the cash prizes. They are, however, still eligible to win the overall dog tag medals.

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.


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