This event honors our Veterans, benefits the effort to BRING HOME THE USS ADAMS and supports K9s For Warriors. The 5K Race begins at 8:00 A.M with the ringing of the USS Charles F. Adams (DDG-2) Bell. There will also be a 1 Mile Fun Run and a Patriotic Paws Parade at 9:00 A.M.
Patriotic Paws Parade
This is the 2nd Annual 1-mile event. Bring your dressed-up pups! Some of the cutest Patriotic Paws participants will be recognized and have pictures posted on social media.
Finishers will receive a medal! The 1st place overall Male and 1st Place overall Female will receive $250 each in prize money! Awards will be given to the top three male and female overall finishers and to the top three male and female finishers in age groups from 12 and under to 80 and over.
Military Team Awards
Largest Military Group
Fastest Military Group
Most Spirited Military Group
Top two Commodore's Unit Award
Military/Veteran Teams interested in running as a unit and competing for "Best of" awards, please contact Joe Snowberger at VetJax@outlook.com
Each participant will receive a technical shirt!
Post Race Celebration
Post-race food and beverage is sponsored by Chase.
More information on the 6th Annual Salute to Veterans 5K
You can register at any 1st Place Sports store on the instore computer with no processing fee.