Capitol Nutrition's Run for Vets 5k

Saturday, June 6, 2015 @ 9:00 AM (CDT)
Centennial Park 153rd Metra Station 15600 West Ave. Orland ParkIL  60462
Saturday, June 6, 2015 @ 9:00 AM (CDT)
Centennial Park 153rd Metra Station 15600 West Ave. Orland ParkIL  60462

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About This Activity

The Capitol Nutrition family is excited to raise awareness and funds for military veterans and shelter dogs by hosting our third annual fundraising 5k.The goal of Pets for Vets is to help heal the emotional wounds of military veterans by pairing them with a shelter dog. We have also teamed up with Disabled Patriot Fund. Their goal is to provide financial relief for local U.S. veterans in financial crisis or in need of financial aid.
Race Highlights

Chip Timing- Medals for different age groups (men/women)- Scenic Course at Centennial Park-This year we turned the race around so it will be easier at the end.- Awesome and shining medals for top placed runners- Unique t-shirts for all 5k runners that you will want to wear even outside of the 5k!- Supplement sample bag for all finishers. Bring your pup but be sure to read the requirements below.

Packet Pick-Up Policy

Packet Pick-Up available in the Orland store from June 4th to June 5th. Also, there will be packet pick-up on race day between 7am and 8am at Centennial Park.

How is the Timing Done?

We will be doing chip timing within the bibs. Results will be available at

Are there Medals for the Winners?

Yes, we will have trophies and medals for different age groups, both men and women:Award Categories for 5k RunOverall 1st place 5k - Male & FemaleOverall 2nd place 5k - Male & FemaleOverall 3rd place 5k - Male & FemaleAge categories, Top 3 5k finishers, male & female:13 and under , 13-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61 & Up

Bringing your dog?

Please use a 6' or shorter non-retractable leash. Make sure your dog has a current ID and rabies vaccination. Bring bags and make sure to clean up after your dog. Bring only Spayed/Neutered dogs that are 6 months or older. Do not bring dogs that do not get along with other dogs! Water will be available.


Free Parking available in the 153rd Metra lot adjacent to event site.


This is the third annual Capitol Nutrition Run for Vets 5k. We are expecting 400 runners. We will be offering prizes, runner goodie bags, t-shirts and even a supplement sample bag for all finishers!



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Centennial Park 153rd Metra Station 15600 West Ave. Orland ParkIL  60462
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