On Sunday, Nov. 11th, the fourth annual Veterans Day Memorial Run will be offered as part of the Town of Stoneham’s Veterans Day Ceremony. Dedicated to bringing community members together with and in support of local military members, this event is for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. In addition to being the first 11K road race offered in the United States, veterans and active duty military members are invited to participate at no cost.
About the Race
- Adult Registration … $25 for 5K / $30 for 11K
- Youth Registration (18 and under) … $20 for 5K / $25 for 11K
- Veteran/Active Military … No Cost*
All pre-registered participants will receive a long-sleeved race shirt and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.
*The Veterans Day Memorial Run is offered to veterans and active military members at no cost. For more information on how to register, please contact Megan Day by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 617-548-7721.
The Veterans Day Memorial Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, Nov., 11, 2018. The race starts and finishes at Stoneham Town Hall which is located at 35 Central Street, Stoneham 02180. Municipal and street parking is available on site.
- 9:00-11:00AM: Check-In and Registration open
- 10:30 AM: Veterans Day Observance Ceremony begins
- 11:00 AM: Bells of Peace ring in observation of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day
- 11:11 AM: Ceremony concludes, race participants assemble
- 11:30 AM: Race begins
Race proceeds will go to the Skate for the 22 Foundation and the Stoneham Veterans Assistance Fund.
IN PERSON REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK-UP
401 Main St, Melrose
Saturday, Nov. 10th, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Pre-registered runners are encouraged to pick up their packets and new runners can register too! Marathon Sports Melrose will be providing a 20 percent discount to all purchases made in the store by registered participants.
For more information, please visit veteransdaymemorialrun.org.