Run for Veterans 5k


Event Date

Thu, May 19, 2016


Alton, IL


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Running-5K - Open

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

Join us in the 1st annual Run for Veterans 5k!

The 5k will be held on the Madison County Confluence trail in Alton which runs along the Mississippi river. The 5k will begin at the pavillion by the Melvin Price Lock and Dam. It will follow the levee trail with great veiws of the Mississippi River, Lewis and Clark Bridge, and Downtown Alton. Once reaching the foot of the Lewis and Clark Bridge ( The halfway point of the 5k) participants will turn around and return to the Lock and Dam.

Proceeds will go to the Tau Sigma Military Club at the SIUE School of Dental Medicine as well as the group's main service project which is providing dental care to homeless veterans. All entries include an event T-Shirt

Event details and schedule

The 5k officially begins at 6:30pm, but we will have a rolling start so you can begin as soon as you arrive.

Participants can begin checking in @ 6pm.

There is plenty of parking at the Lock and Dam area.

There will be a raffle for various prizes from our sponsors that helped us put this event on.

The 5k is self timed.

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