Upton VFW Run to Remember 5k and Kids Fun Run to be held October 4

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
Children’s Run
  • 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!


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