Veterans Honor Run

175 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake, OH 44012, USA

Veterans Honor Run

175 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake, OH 44012, USA

DESCRIPTION

10/5/2020 Update: At this time we are a go with our 5k, 1 mile, Ruck, and Kid's Run. Due to COVID19, we have decided it was best to simplify event day and will not have the Quarter Marathon this year. All participants will be moved to the 5k or 1 mile. Please come out, have a great run, and support our veterans at the Valor Home!
About VHR

Join us in Avon Lake on Sunday, November 8, for the 8th annual Veterans Honor Run. Put on your best Red, White, and Blue for a chip-timed run. Our veterans friends at Valor Home need our help now more than ever! You'll get a great morning of running and they will get extra funds to keep their services running. !t's a win-win!

The 2020 design will pay special tribute to the Coast Guard.

See full event details on our website: http://veteranshonorrun.org/

Packet Pick-Up

  • Thursday, 11/5/2020 from 5 to 8 PM @ Railroad Brewing Company, 1010 Center Rd, Avon, OH 44011
  • Friday, 11/6/2020 from 5 to 8 PM @ Jake's on the Lake, 32485 Lake Rd, Avon Lake, OH 44012

Race Day Timeline

  • NO RACE DAY PICK UP. You must pick up Thursday or Friday. Email us if you will have trouble making it to one of the dates.
  • 8:30 AM - 5k & Ruck Race Starts
  • 8:33 AM - Heats will leave every 3 minutes in groups of 50
  • 8:45 AM - 1 Mile Starts
  • 9:30 AM - Kid's Run at Stadium
  • Awards will be picked up at our sponsor location after the run!

Runner Perks-

  • Fitted race shirt
  • Veterans receive 50% discount
  • Bib and Timing Chip
  • Age Group Awards
  • Race photos

Course, Parking, & Awards

5k Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/1853696663/

Parking: Parking is available in the Avon Lake High School Parking Lot. Use entry off Electric Blvd.

Race Address: Avon Lake High School, 175 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake, OH 440125K

Award Categories (5k & Half-Half only):

Top 3 Overall Male & Female; Top 3 Male & Female Veterans

Top 3 Male and Female Age Groups: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over

Ruck Race Details (view full details and overview at http://veteranshonorrun.org/ruck-race-the-guide-to-rucking/)

Rucking is carrying a weighted pack while urban hiking. This is a very familiar exercise for special forces. To compete in the Ruck Race, bring a backpack with at least 20 pounds of weight. You will compete on the 5k course and awards will go to the top 3 male and female finishers.

Ruck Race Awards - Top 3 Male and Female finishers

Our Beneficiaries

For more information on these amazing charities that directly improve the lives of our nations veterans, visit them on the web at ValorHome.org and NineLineFoundation.org

Thank you to our hydration sponsors, Railroad Brewing Company!

We will be here for a pint on Friday and following the event.