The annual "Veterans Home Run" 5K run and 3K walk will be held Saturday, July 2nd, at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs starting at 7 a.m. Registration cost is $15 for active-duty military and veterans and $20 for civilians. It is free for wheelchairs and visually impaired or disabled runners/walkers.
Proceeds benefit the Crawford House, 415 S. Weber, which provides safe emergency housing for homeless veterans who receive VA-provided mental and medical health care, and a temporary structured living environment for veterans in VA-provided substance abuse rehabilitation.
To sign up, search for Veterans Home Run on http://www.active.com
. Registration closing date is Thursday, June 30, at 12:01 PM
The venue is two laps around Prospect lake on an asphalt course. Memorial Park is located at 250 South Union Blvd. The event kicks off just west of the 7-11 velodrome on the east side of the park near Union Blvd.
For more information, e-mail Jim Beckenhaupt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 719-636-2696.