Veterans Honor Run

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

Veterans Honor Run

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


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 followed by raffle with dozens of awesome prizes.

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

See full event details on our website:

Packet Pick-Up

  • Friday, 11/6/2020 from 5 to 8 PM @ Railroad Brewing Company, 1010 Center Rd, Avon, OH 44011

Race Day Timeline

  • 7:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-Up
  • 8:00 AM - Kid's Run Starts
  • 8:30 AM - 5k, Half-Half Marathon, & Ruck Race Starts
  • 8:40 AM - 1 Mile Starts
  • 10:00 AM - Awards & Raffle
  • 11:00 AM - Post race party at Railroad Brewery

Runner Perks-

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

Course, Parking, & Awards

5k Course Map:

Half-Half Marathon:

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

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 and

Thank you to our hydration sponsors, Railroad Brewing Company!

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