Memorial Day is about remembering the soldiers who died while on Active Duty in the Military. In their honor, we are offering all Active and Retired Military a *Complimentary race (5K, 10K or 15K)" on May 27, 2023. Come join us and pay tribute to those that have served & continue to serve & protect our country!
We start at 8:00 AM in Elmwood Park with an amazing crowd full of energy. Scenic course, Finisher Medals, awesome race shirts, & Awards for the Top 3 Overalls, Top 3 Masters Overalls, Top 3 Grand Master Overalls, Top 3 Senior Master Overalls, and Top 3 in all the regular 5 year Age Groups.
Last day to register to guarantee your shirt size
7:00 AM Race Day Registration & Pickup Opens
8:00 AM Race START
Early Bird Pricing (ends 3/30)
MILITARY 5K: FREE*
MILITARY 10K: FREE*
MILITARY 15K: FREE*
Virtual 5K: $40
Virtual 10K: $45
Virtual 15K: $50
Regular Pricing (ends 5/26)
MILITARY 5K: FREE* (registration closes 5/26)
MILITARY 10K: FREE* (registration closes 5/26)
MILITARY 15K: FREE* (registration closes 5/26)
Virtual 5K: $40 (registration closes 5/26)
Virtual 10K: $45 (registration closes 5/26)
Virtual 15K: $50 (registration closes 5/26)
Race Day Registration (5/27)**
*Military...FREE Race Entry (Shirt is not included; may purchase one for $15) Registration closes 5/26.
**Register by 5/18 to guarantee a shirt in your size. Afterward, they'll be available while supplies last.
Virtual Shirts will be shipped out starting 5/31/23.
All three events will start and finish at Elmwood Park. All events will have a timed start & finish.
Awards and Goodies
Awards in the 5K/10K/15K as follows:
Top 3 Overall Male & Female
Top 3 Overall Masters (40+)
Top 3 Overall Grand Master (50+)
Top 3 Overall Senior Master (60+)
Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+)
All finishers will receive a Finisher Medal for 2023! This will be the 1st of three finisher medals for our Patriotic Series so collect all THREE!
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!"
Then the virtual race is for you.
New to Virtual Running? Here's how it works:
Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you! Sign up and register for the Virtual Event!
Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!
Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want. Please remember to social distance & be safe!
Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the race hashtag:-)
Submit your results online
View your Results Monday after the Event Date.
Event Courtesy and Weather Policy
Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any
competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds and be disqualified.
All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.
Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.
Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.
No COVID-19 Refunds. If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.