«As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.» -John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The Veterans Day 3K Walk/5K Run is to honor those who have served while creating awareness for the veteran community. Proceeds for the race will go towards programs and initiatives that support the student veteran community. The race is sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Starting Location for the race will be at 750 South Halsted Street
Participants can park at the Halsted/Taylor parking structure 760 W. Taylor Street
Rain or Shine, the race will go on. There will be no refunds
Race Begins at 8:30 a.m. Kickoff Ceremony begins at 8:15 am
Payment method – Online payments only
All participants must sign and return the race day waiver
If you need accommodations for participation, please contact Student Veterans Affairs at (312)996-4857
No bicycles, scooters, skates or skateboard
Registration will be available until November 4th 2017. Participants under the age of 18 must obtain permission from parent/guardian. Participants under 15 years of age must run/walk the route with a parent/guardian.
$40 standard registration
$20 early bird price( August 1, 2017 through September 30th, 2017)
Free for Veterans, active duty and reserve members of the military (bring verification at packet pick-up)
To register please visit dos.uic.edu/vet5krun/