October 27, 2013

National Veterans Day in Birmingham 5K Family Fun Run/Walk

October 27, 2013 Veterans Park • 4800 Valleydale Road HooverAL  35216 View Map
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October 27, 2013
Sunday

Veterans Park

4800 Valleydale Road HooverAL  35216
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This is a 5K Family Fun Run/Walk hosted by National Veterans Day in Birmingham. All proceeds will be donated to veteran charities to be announced.

National Veterans Day in Birmingham will be hosting a 5K Family Fun Run/Walk and 10K Ruck Challenge to benefit veteran charities.The 10K Ruck challenge requires runners to wear a weighted vest or pack for the duration of the run. Packs worn by men must weigh 45 pounds and 25 pounds for women. It is recommended that runners put together teams. Times will be figured as the average of the team members. There will be several military units competing in the 10K Ruck Challenge. The winning teams will determine which charities will be proceed recipients. The first place team's charity will receive 50% of the total, while 2nd place receives 30% and 3rd receives 20%. To register as a military unit, contact Michele Pellock at mpellock@mindspring.com.First place winners of the 5K in their age category will receive 2 tickets to, and be recognized at, the World Peace Luncheon held on Monday, November 11th at the East Ballroom of the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC).Sponsors to date include: Combat Fitness Training Facility, Crossfit Riverchase, The Egg and I, Knights of Colombus Council 10354, and The Trak Shak Running Shops. National Veterans Day in Birmingham is a non-profit 501(c)(4) corporation founded in 1945 and recognized nationally as the oldest and largest Veteran's Day celebration in the nation. Each year, National Veterans Day in Birmingham salutes those men and women who have served their country as members of the armed services and those today who proudly wear the uniform of the active, reserve, and national guard forces.

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$25

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