Veterans Day USA

Veterans Day 5K logoSaturday, November 12 - 9 AM Start

(Actual Veterans Day is 11/11. We run on the nearest weekend day to allow more to actively celebrate our veterans.)

6th Annual

Veterans Day USA

Honoring Military Service 5k  

& Optional 1 Mile or 2 Mile

MN State Capitol - St Paul, MN

Timed 5k @ USATF Certified Course around the MN State Capitol District’s Memorial Grounds

Start/Finish at Peace Officers Memorial on State Capitol Grounds @ 12th & Cedar, St Paul, MN

Recognition: 5k results by Youth, Open, Masters (5-year age groups > age 40-90+)

No Race Day Registration - Pre-register Now!

Pre-register Online for Veterans Day 5k

Veterans Day 5k Printable Promotional Flier & Mail-in Entry Form

Check-in, shirt pick-up & Race Day Registration @ start/finish area at Peace Officers Memorial @ 12th & Cedar. Free, convenient parking, motivating Americana theme music, announcer, commemorative race shirts, healthful post-race treats & free photography

USA Color Guard
2015 Veterans Day USA 5k Race Results

2015 Veterans Day USA 5k Age-Graded Race Results

2015 Veterans Day USA 5k slideshow + theme music

2014 Veterans Day USA 5k Race Results

2014 Veterans Day USA 5k slideshow + theme music

Veterans Day USA 5k Press Release 11/7/14

2013 Veterans Day USA 5k Race Results

2013 Veterans Day USA 5k Inspiring Video

2013 Veterans Day USA 5k slideshow + theme music

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Be Inspired & Instructed by the History of Veterans Day

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2012 Veterans Day USA - Honoring Military Service 5k Photos Slideshow + Theme Music

2012 Veterans Day USA - Honoring Military Service 5k Race Results

2011 Veterans Day USA - Honoring Military Service 5k Photos Slideshow + Theme Music

2011 Veterans Day 5k Race Results & Records

Race Morning Schedule:

7 AM - CC Race Event Worker (CCREW) volunteers set up course, registration, and refreshments

7:45 AM - Pre-registered check-in opens for bib #s & shirts pick-up near start/finish

8:50 AM - Start line assembles for final race day instructions & National Anthem

9 AM - START! 6th Annual Veterans Day 5k

10:10 AM - CCREW volunteers begin course clean-up.

Veterans Day USA - Honoring Military Service 5k Event Highlights:

  1. Professionally timed 5k on USATF Certified 5k course on paved Memorials park paths
  2. Distinctive Veterans Day 5K Commemorative Shirts
  3. Pocket-size Delcaration of Independence & US Constitution
  4. Music/announcer
  5. Photography & Online Slideshow
  6. Lively camaraderie & healthful, tasty refreshments
  7. CC Race Event Workers volunteers welcoming & warm helpful hospitality
  8. Celebrating the #1 Military Services in the world
  9. Exercising our liberty ‘casue the strong best defend, Life, Liberty & Happiness
  10. Added tax-deductible funds raised to benefit wounded vets programs like Team Red, White & Blue
  11. Welcome to the mobile MN Veterans office and their staff! Below is a little of what they do for veterans:

IMG_0755VET CENTERS ARE THE PEOPLE IN VA WHO WELCOME HOME WAR VETERANS WITH HONOR BY PROVIDING QUALITY READJUSTMENT SERVICES IN A CARING MANNER, ASSISTING VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS TOWARD A SUCCESSFUL POSTWAR ADJUSTMENT IN OR NEAR THEIR COMMUNITIES. WE ARE VETERANS HELPING VETERANS WHO OFFER: INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING; GROUP COUNSELING; COUPLE’S/MARITAL COUNSELING; MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA COUNSELING; AND BEREAVEMENT COUNSELING. IN ADDITION, WE OFFER ASSISTANCE WITH EMPLOYMENT, BENEFITS ASSISTANCE AND HEALTH AND WELLNESS. WE HAVE FLEXIBLE HOURS TO MEET

Tyrone Patterson, MSW, LGSW

Readustment Counseling Therapist

Brooklyn Park Vet Center

Readjustment Counseling Service, Department Veterans Affairs

Office 763-503-2220 / Cell 612-578-2923

NOTE: Veterans Day is actually on 11/11 every year, and this event will occur on the Sunday before that date.

Pre-register Online for 2017 Veterans Day 5k opens soon