Upton VFW 5K Walk/Run To Remember October 7


Upton VFW Post is hosting a 5K walk/run and Kids run Saturday October 7, 2017 as part of Blackstone Valley’s Heritage celebration.  Each participant in the 5K will wear a tag remembering an active or past Veteran.  If you cannot participate, please come cheer on those who do.  It’s a fine way to show our appreciation for those who have risked it all in defense of Freedoms.  There will be registration available just before the event for those who have not signed up online.

Kids Fun Run (registration for kids run will be held day of race only)!

Link to register below.


About This Activity


  • Awards
  • 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 1,2,3rd place M/F Veteran and 1st Teacher, Firefighter & Police Officer


  • T-shirts available for purchase.
  • Water and toilets at check-in.
  • Water at half-way point of race.
  • Refreshments at finish.

Event details and schedule


  • 5K run is a fast start, mostly flat course, 100% roads. Walkers and joggers with strollers welcome – must start behind runners. No pets please
  • RUN TO REMEMBER A VETERAN!!! Names to be provided or bring the name of “your” veteran.  A great way to show support!
  • Previous years results and age group records can be found here.


  • race day registration from 7:45am to 8:30am at VFW.
  • Bibs & Shirts can also be picked up on Friday 10/6 from 4-7pm
  • 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 on-site from 8am until 9:30am.
  • Cost is $7.00 and every kid gets a medal!

2016 Results and Course Records

About Jennifer Doyle

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