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Register now for May 18 Veterans and First Responders 5K

Logo - Veterans and First Responders 5K and Memorial Mile

The Town of Oro Valley and On Your Left Fitness will host the third annual Veterans and First Responders 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Naranja Park, located at 810 W. Naranja Drive. The event Title Sponsor is Splendido at Rancho Vistoso. New this year, 5K and Memorial Mile runners/walkers can choose either a trail route or a road route. There’s also a Kids Fun Run. The first race begins at 7 a.m.

May 2, 2019

The Town of Oro Valley and On Your Left Fitness will host the third annual Veterans and First Responders 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Naranja Park, located at 810 W. Naranja Drive. The event Title Sponsor is Splendido at Rancho Vistoso. New this year, 5K and Memorial Mile runners/walkers can choose either a trail route or a road route. There’s also a Kids Fun Run. The first race begins at 7 a.m.

A portion of the event proceeds will help raise funds for the future Southern Arizona Veterans and First Responders Living Memorial, to be located at Naranja Park. To learn more about the memorial and how you can help, visit https://vfrm.org.

Awards

  • 5k road and trail awards will be given to the top three male and female overall winners. 
  • 5k road awards will also be given to the top three male and female in each age group. 
  • All participants who complete the 5k run/walk or Memorial Mile will receive a finisher’s medal and a Taco Bell breakfast Crunchwrap.

Fees and Registration Info

  • 5K races are $30 (Price increases to $45 on May 17.) Trail race begins at 7 a.m. Road race begins at 7:10 a.m.
  • Memorial Mile is $10 (Price increases to $25 on May 17.) Race begins at 7:15 a.m.
  • Kids Fun Run is FREE and begins at 8 a.m.
     

Register online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/AZ/Tucson/VFR5K

Packet pickup will be Friday, May 17, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Oro Valley Fleet Feet, 7607 N. Oracle Road #121. Packets can also be picked up on race day from 6 to 6:45 a.m.

Questions? Contact On Your Left Fitness at trioyl@me.com.  

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Splendido at Rancho Vistoso (Title Sponsor)
  • Tucson Local Media (Print Media Sponsor)
  • Fleet Feet Tucson (Sponsor)
  • Davis Pediatric Dentistry (Kids’ Fun Run)
  • Taco Bell, locally owned and operated (finish line food)

The Oro Valley Police Department challenges you to participate! (Click for video.)
 

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