The 6th annual Veterans 5K Run and Walk takes place on a beautiful course at Sportscore One. There will be cash prizes, participation medals for all finishers, dog tag awards, a free kids fun run, military branch awards and contests. A great family friendly event but also a certified, timed 2018 Rockford Roadrunners circuit scoring run.
Come support our veterans, enjoy our great post-race food and have some fun! Proceeds benefit the Veterans Drop-In Center.
Directions: Mercyhealth Sportscore One – 1288 Elmwood Road, Rockford, IL 61101 - Located on the west bank of the Rock River at Elmwood Rd. From I-90: Exit at Riverside Blvd. and go west across the river to N. Main St. (IL 2). Turn right on N. Main to Elmwood Rd. and turn right back toward the river. From the south: Exit U.S. Bypass 20 on IL 2 and go north through Rockford to Elmwood Rd. and turn right. From the west. Take U.S. Business 20 to Springfield Ave. Turn left on Springfield, which will become Riverside Blvd. From Riverside Blvd., turn left on IL 2 to Elmwood Rd. and then turn right.