NEW DATE! Read below.
Join us in Avon Lake on Sunday, November 8, for the 8th annual Veterans Honor Run. Put on your best Red, White, and Blue as we run through the streets and parks in honor of our veterans and their sacrifices.
We are back in 2020 for a Half-Half Marathon, Ruck Race (details below), expanded Kid’s Run, and a Coast Guard themed shirt design and medal.
See full event details on our website: http://veteranshonorrun.org/
Date*: Sunday, November 8, 2020 (new date for 2020)
Location: Avon Lake High School, 150 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake, OH 44012
Friday, 11/6/2020 from 5 to 8 PM, Railroad Brewing Company, 1010 Center Rd, Avon, OH 44011
Race Day Timeline
NO RACE DAY PICK UP. You must pick up Friday. Email us if you will have trouble making it.
– 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!
Shirt purchased at check out.
– 5k: $25
– Veteran Entry: 50% off
– Kids Run: $12
– Fitted race shirt
– Veterans receive 50% discount
– Dedicated and Customized Bib and Timing Chip
– 1 Raffle Ticket
– Age Group Awards
– Dozens of raffle prizes
– Race photos
Course, Parking, & Awards
Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/1853696663/
Parking: Ample Parking is available in the Avon Lake High School Parking Lot
Race Address: Avon Lake High School, 175 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake, OH 440125K
Award Categories (5k only):
Top 3 Overall Male & Female; Top 3 Male & Female Veterans
Top 3 Male 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
Funds raised from this event will go to the Valor Home in Lorain, OH, and the NineLine Foundation, visit them on the web at ValorHome.org and NineLineFoundation.org
Thank you to our hydration sponsors, Railroad Brewing Company!
Email any and all inquiries to Info@TheRuniversity.com
Free Training Runs: Join Runiversity and our lovable crew for free group runs. We are typically the 4th Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the local craft breweries around Cleveland. All runs are free and some come with giveaways!