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2nd Annual Veterans and First Responders 5K

Veterans and First Responders 5K logo on white background

2nd Annual Veterans and First Responders 5k run/walk and Memorial Mile run/walk to help raise funds for the Veterans and First Responders Memorial in Naranja Park.  

The memorial will be a place where people can go and reflect; they can honor their forefathers, grandfathers, grandmothers, aunts and uncles – whoever served.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:00am-9:00am (ended)


  • Online registration increases at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18. 
  • Onsite registrations will be available race morning until 6:30 a.m. for $50

All participants who sign up by April 30, 2018, and complete the run/walk or the memorial mile will receive an event shirt. Everyone will receive a custom finisher's medal. 

5k Awards will be given to the Top Three Male and Female overall winners, as well as First-Third Place Male and Female in each Age Group. Age groups are:

  • 14 and under
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70-79
  • 80+

Packet pickup will be at the venue on race morning from 5:30 - 6:45am.  This is when you will receive your shirt and timing chip.  All runners wanting an official finish time must wear a timing chip on their shoe.  You will receive your finisher's medal and a slice of pizza sponsored by Rosati’s Pizza Sports Pub once you cross the finish line.

Kids can enjoy a free Kid's Fun Run, arts and crafts sponsored by Children’s Museum Oro Valley and a demonstration by the Oro Valley Police Department Motor Unit.  

Spectators can purchase a slice of pizza from Rosati’s Pizza Sports Pub.

Title Sponsor:
Splendido at Rancho Vistoso

Kids Fun Run Sponsor:
Nakoma Sky

Print Media Sponsor:
Tucson Local Media

Children's Museum Oro Valley
Rosati's Pizza Sports Pub

Naranja Park
810 W. Naranja Drive
Oro Valley, AZ 85737