5th Annual Upton VFW Run to Remember 5K

Event Date

Sat, Oct 4, 2014


Upton, MA

About This Activity


  • Top three men and women overall. Male and female age division awards for age brackets: 12 and under; 13-15;16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
  • Prizes also awarded to first Iraq or Afghanistan Veteran and first Upton/Mendon teacher.


  • Tech T-shirts purchase option available to registrants. 
  • Water and toilets at check-in.
  • Water at half-way point of race.
  • Refreshments at finish.


Event details and schedule


  • 5K run is a fast start, mostly flat course, 100% roads. Walkers and joggers with strollers welcome - must start behind runners. No pets please
  • RUN TO REMEMBER A VETERAN!!! Names to be provided or bring the name of “your” veteran.  A great way to show support! 


  • T-shirt pick-up and race day registration from 7:45am to 8:45am at VFW.
  • Day of race registration price is $25. 
  • Race start time: 9am
Children's Run
  • For children 10 and under, there will be a 1/4 mile to a full mile run (approximately) around the baseball field behind the VFW after the official 5K.  Distance varies according to age. 
  • Location: Baseball field behind VFW.
  • Children's Run starts at 9:45am.   Registration from 8am until 9:30am.
  • Cost is $5.00 and every kid gets a medal!

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