Veterans 5K


Event Date

Sun, Nov 8, 2015


Blacksburg, VA


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Running-5K - Individual Registration

$5 $5 Closed

About This Activity

The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets is hosting the inaugural Veterans 5K on November 8th at 9:00am at Virginia Tech on the Cross Country Course off of Duck Pond Drive. Join the Hokie community in supporting The Mission Continues!

Event details and schedule


  • Registration is $5.00 with a minimum donation of $15 to The Mission Continues.
  • Pre-register before November 1st to guarantee a shirt in your desired size!

Packet Pick-up

  • Friday, November 6th, 1:00pm to 5:00pm, behind Lane Hall
  • Race Day, November 8th, starting at 7:00am, at check-in
  • Bring a driver's license, photo id, or print-out of your registration confirmation for pick-up.
  • To pick-up a packet for a friend or family member, have a copy of their id or confirmation.

Race Day

  • 7:00am - Packet pick-up opens
  • 8:00am - Pre-race entertainment begins
  • 8:40am - Group warm-up
  • 8:50am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00am - Skipper fires to start the race!
  • 10:00am - Course closes

Parking in all lots near the course is open and free on race day.


  • A water stop will be located at approximately the halfway point on the course.
  • Water and snacks will be provided after the finish line for participants.

Course Rules

  • This is a closed course; there will be no vehicles on the course.
  • Dogs are not allowed on the course.
  • Only registered participants are allowed on the course.
  • Participants can only cross the finish line once (returning to run/walk with other will cause errors in the timing system).
  • EMTs will be on site for any emergency medical needs. Notify the closest volunteer of any issues.
  • Have fun!

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