JROTC 100th Anniversary Fun Run at Norwich University

5K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Apr 23, 2016


Northfield, VT


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Free 5K Run for Cadets, Cadre and JROTC students - 5K Run and Commemorative hat

$0 $0 Closed

5K Run for community members, parents, faculty and staff. - 5K Run, BBQ & Commemorative hat

$25 $25 Closed

5K Walk for community members, parents, faculty and staff. - 5K Walk, BBQ & Commemorative hat

$25 $25 Closed

1 Mile Kids Run - 1 Mile Kids Run, BBQ and Commemorative hat

$15 $15 Closed


$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Fun for all ages and abilities, post-race festivities include a bar-b-que and awards ceremony for the top three 5k finishers and top three JROTC finishers. Below are tuition prizes for the top JROTC runners to the Future Leadership Camp at Norwich University:
1st Place: $1,975 (full tuition)

2nd Place: $1,000

3rd Place: $500

*The JROTC runners must meet the following criteria to receive the award: be a rising sophomore, junior, senior, or have a Norwich acceptance letter.

Cadets and Cadre from Vermont and throughout the Northeast may register for free to participate in our Norwich University event Saturday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m.

All other registrants (guests, community members, alumni, parents and families of Norwich students, etc.) will be charged $25 per adult and $15 per child to include a 100th Anniversary commemorative hat, bar-b-que, and a Centennial Certificate of Participation.

The JROTC 100th Anniversary Fun Run will provide JROTC units the opportunity to plan, conduct, and participate in an event to raise funds for their unit or to contribute toward their service learning/community service project. The overall goal of this worldwide synchronized 5 km event is to have a simultaneous start time in order to allow JROTC units to connect via social media and to be able to view locations around the world in order to truly appreciate the scope and magnitude of this event.

Event details and schedule

Ready, set, go! Norwich University is a host site for the JROTC Anniversary 5k Fun Run. We’re excited about our opportunity to showcase and share all that JROTC has been and what a bright future JROTC has in the next century as part of our ROTC Centennial Symposium.

Race Date:                   Saturday, April 23

Race Day Registration:    9:00 a.m. (Tent on Practice Football Field near Shapiro Fieldhouse)

1 Mile Kids Run Time:     10:00 a.m.

5K Start Time:              11:00 a.m.

Start/Finish Location:     Shapiro Fieldhouse, Norwich University

Course Description: The 5k course will start on Garrity Field. Participants will follow course signs and run toward Park Avenue. Once participants reach route 12, you will turn and run, north, toward Crescent Ave, and down toward Depot Square. Once participants exit Depot Square, run back toward campus on Central Street. At the end of Central Street, participants will run around Sabine Field with music and fans cheering! Volunteers will direct runners toward Webb and around the Upper Parade Ground. Participants will finish on Disney Field.

*Please know there will be directional signs and volunteers on course directing participants.

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