Come out and support veterans by participating in the Second Annual Veterans Day 5K. The proceeds of the race will go to sponsor a service dog for a deserving veteran through WNY Heroes.
WNY Heroes has been around since 2007 and is an IRS 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization, whose honorable mission is to provide monetary assistance in order to bridge the gap and help alleviate the impact of financially based post-combat challenges.
2017 Race Details
This year's race will take place on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM and will take place entirely on Fredonia's scenic campus. Students, faculty, staff, and community runners are welcome to attend. Draw string back pack and a long sleeved t-shirt (to first 100 registered), and a post-race party is included in the registration fee. Awards and prizes to overall male/female runners plus medals to the top 2 in ten year age groups. The course is flat, quiet, and run almost entirely on Fredonia's (very wide) sidewalks. There is a water table at the halfway point.
2017 Course Map:
Registration, packet pick-up, and the post-race party will take place in the Steele Hall Field House on the day of the race. Signs will direct participants and volunteers to parking and registration. Those unfamiliar with Fredonia's campus should use a campus map.
- Register online until Wednesday, November 8. You can click here to register.
- Students can use Fredonia Debit by registering in the Ticket Office (Williams Center).
- Race-day registration is available.
Volunteers help to make our race successful and are needed before, during, and after the race. In addition to volunteering on race day, there will be a short volunteer orientation in the week prior to the race.
Volunteers can register by filling out this online form. Thank you for your interest in volunteering, but we have way too many now.
A big thank you to all our sponsors!!
Bob & Shirley Coon
Chautauqua Health and Fitness
Liberty Vineyards & Winery