October 05, 2019

Victory for Veterans 5K/10K 2019

October 05, 2019 Cowan Lake State Park, Dance Pavilion • Enter from Yankee Road (Hwy 253) GPS 39.381497, -83.903288 WilmingtonOH  45177 View Map Organized by American Showa

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About this event

October 05, 2019
Saturday

Cowan Lake State Park, Dance Pavilion

Enter from Yankee Road (Hwy 253) GPS 39.381497, -83.903288 WilmingtonOH  45177
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The Victory for Veterans race (1 Mile, 5K & 10K) takes place on the beautiful grounds of Cowan Lake State Park. This community outreach event from American Showa, Inc.,  benefits local homeless veterans through Volunteers of America's Veterans Services program.

From experienced runners to first time participants, all are encouraged and welcome! Whether you are running to compete for an award or walking your first 5K, we are grateful that you've chosen to join us! This is American Showa's second year hosting the Victory for Veterans event at Cowan Lake and our event team can guarantee you will not be disappointed!

We look forward to seeing you at the finish line!

If you would like to make a donation to benefit local veterans in need, please write a check to:

American Showa, Inc.

960 Cherry St.

Blanchester, Ohio 45107

Please write "Victory for Veterans" in the memo.

Event details and schedule

Event Schedule

 8:20am – 50 Yard Kid's Sprint (ages 3-5)

 8:25am – 100 Yard Kid's Dash (ages 6-10)

 9:00am  5K/10K/1 Mile Race Begins


This is a family friendly race event.  Strollers are welcome on the race course. 

 

Course Info

The start & finish line will be at the entrance of the Dance Pavilion. The course will follow paved roads throughout the entire race. The 10K course is two loops of the 5K.

 

Arrival & Parking Info

Please follow the signs for the Cowan Lake Dance Pavilion (from Yankee Rd) or use the GPS coordinates 39.381497, -83.903288. Parking will be available at the entrance of the Dance Pavilion.

 

Early Race Packet-Pickup

Early packet pickup is available at American Showa, 960 Cherry St, Blanchester, OH 45107 from 8:00AM-4:00PM on Thursday, October 3.

Please bring your ID (Driver's License) to pick up your packet.

 

Race Day Packet-Pickup

Packet pick-up will be available the morning of the race (October 5) from 7:15am-8:15am onsite.

Please bring your ID (Driver's License) to pick up your packet.

Every participant will be required to sign a liability and photograph release.

 

Awards

 All 1 mile/5K/10K participants will receive a race T-shirt and finisher's medal.

 All children who participate in the 50 or 100 yard race will receive a finisher's medal.  T-shirts will be available for purchase through the active website.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall male & female winners will receive recognition and a special prize.

Hotal Accomodations

Special arrangements with local hotels with discounted rates are available for race participants. Please mention "Victory for Veterans Race" when calling to make your arrangements.

Royalton Inn & Suites (near the Air Park) $79.99/night

Holiday Inn Express Wilmington (near the Air Park) $95/night

Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington (near the Air Park) $99/night

Holiday Inn Wilmington (at State Route 68 and I-71) $104/night

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