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CCBSM Veterans Day 5k/10k Walk Run

Nov 01, 2014 04:25PM, Published by Jennifer Neys, Categories: Sports+Recreation, Community



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Invite your family, friends and neighbors to join us for Concord’s Inaugural Veteran’s Day 10K/5K Run/Walk presented by Contra Costa Blue Star Moms Chapter 20.  This Veteran’s Day race was created to raise awareness and show support for our many local veterans and raise money to provide support for active duty service personnel, promote patriotism, assist Veterans organizations and assist in homeland volunteer efforts to help our country remain strong.

This 6.2 mile (10K) and 3.1 mile (5K) Run/Walk is an out and back course route that starts in Hillcrest Park, heads out onto the Iron Horse Trail and then loops back into Hillcrest Park by the Korean War Memorial, ending in the park.   There will be 2 aid stations on the 10K course (1 on the 5K course) with water and electrolyte drinks. 

Professional chip timing and race management by Brazen Racing!

All registered participants receive a long sleeve event T-shirt (shirts not guaranteed after November 1st) and a dog tag finishers’ medal!  

Prize awards Top 3 Male & Female Finishers in both races.   Top Male & Female Veteran's and Active Service Members in both races. 

After the race, enjoy post-race food & beverages provided by Costco, Grocery Outlet and Bills Ace Hardware.  Free parking available at the park and nearby parking lots next to the park.  Look for the signs.

On-line registration: Open through November 7 at 9am.  Late registration at Sports Basement during early packet pick up November 7 from 4-7pm or Race day registration November 8 from 7am-8am.

Mail-in registration:Click here for printable entry form.

Veterans and Active Military receive $5.00 off entry.  Please email fundraisers@ccbluestarmoms.org with Branch, rank, and current status for discount code. 

Early Packet Pick up on Friday Novemer 7th 4-7pm Sports Basement 1881 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Walnut Creek

Day of Race Registration: 7am-8am

A parent or guardian must be present with child (under 18)to register & sign release form for either or both races




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