The Upton VFW is gearing up for their 5th annual Upton VFW Run to Remember to honor our veterans.
The 5k is scheduled for Saturday October 4, 2014 at 9 a.m with the Kids Fun Run scheduled to begin at 9:45 a.m.
The 5k is a fast start mostly flat course on 100% roads which starts and ends at the Upton VFW located on Route 140. Walkers and jogger with strollers are welcome.
- Top three men and women overall. Male and female age division awards for age brackets: 12 and under; 13-15;16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
- Prizes also awarded to first Iraq or Afghanistan Veteran and first Upton/Mendon teacher.
- Tech T-shirts purchase option available to registrants.
- Water and toilets at check-in.
- Water at half-way point of race.
- Refreshments at finish.
- T-shirt pick-up and race day registration from 7:45am to 8:45am at VFW.
- Advance registration is $15
- Day of race registration price is $25.
- Race start time: 9am
- For children 10 and under, there will be a 1/4 mile to a full mile run (approximately) around the baseball field behind the VFW after the official 5K. Distance varies according to age.
- Location: Baseball field behind VFW.
- Children’s Run starts at 9:45am. Registration from 8am until 9:30am.
- Cost is $5.00 and every kid gets a medal!