Veterans Day 5K

Saturday, November 7, 2015   •   11:00 AM
presented by Safety And Health Foundation in support of
  • Enter by September 30 and save $10
  • Complete information and on-line registration
  • Express registration
  • Fundraising page
  • Enter by mail | PDF
  • All finishers receive a free LED LED Beetle Light
  • Your choice of red, white, blue, yellow, green
  • Imprinted with our logo
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  • Park in Rosslyn or Georgetown. The start line is a short walk from Rosslyn Metro station on Blue/Orange Line
  • On the Mount Vernon Trail, starting at Key Bridge, Rosslyn, Arlington VA, and run along the Potomac River
  • Starts across from Gateway Park in Rosslyn
  • Starts at the north end of Mount Vernon Trail, 1201 Lee Highway, Arlington VA
  • Downhill, then flat and scenic
  • Run past Theodore Roosevelt Island and see Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and West Potomac Park on other side of the river
  • One water/aid station at Roosevelt Island
  • Showcases Potomac River
  • Follows Mount Vernon Trail from Rosslyn past Memorial Bridge and back
  • USATF-certified course VA10078RT | Printable PDF | DOC | GMAP
  • Includes t-shirts and post-race refreshments
  • Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918,
  • when Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compié gne, France.
  • The First World War left nine million soldiers dead and 21 million wounded, with Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, France, and Great Britain each losing nearly a million or more lives.
  • In addition, at least five million civilians died from disease, starvation, or exposure.

  • Now thousands of veterans of recent wars need support all over America.
  • Operation Reinvent is one organization assisting women veterans to return to civilian life and to find jobs commensurate with their finely-tuned professional skills
  • Benefits Operation Reinvent serving America's veterans worldwide

  • Host hotel:
  • Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington VA
        • $195.00 per night from 11/6/2015 to 11/10/2015
        • Last day to book by: 10/09/2015
        • Call 703-524-6400 or 1-888-236-2427 and use group name "VETERANS DAY 5K" or "Reference # M-4ITQRHF"
        • Reserve rooms on-line

  • Timing by Safety And Health Foundation.
          • We use the old-fashioned but environmentally-friendly bib number method.
          • Please wear your bib number visibly on the front of your shirt.
  • Awards to top 3 overall M/F and top 3 in 10-year age-groups M/F
  • 2 water / aid stations
  • Post-race music and refreshments
  • We want this race to be GREEN
  • To emphasize our commitment to conservation,
          • All our printing is two-sided on recycled paper
          • We offer on-line paperless entry
          • You may bring your used (but not abused) running shoes to packet pick-up for recycling by More Foundation Group
          • Our t-shirts are printed by Sport Science™ > using an environmentally-friendly non-polluting ink fusion process, rather than traditional screen printing
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  • 2015 sponsors and exhibitors
  • Join us as a sponsor (PDF)
  • Call Jay Jacob Wind (703-927-4833) to be a sponsor or race-day exhibitor | Please bring your own chairs, table, and tent
  • Sponsors who donate $100+ get their name ($250+ for logo) on the race t-shirt & website, plus goodie bag inserts and race-day display
  • Send sponsorships and 200 goodie bag inserts by October 15 to SHF, c/o Jay Jacob Wind, 611 South Ivy Street, Arlington VA 22204

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  • Veterans Day 5K   •   REGISTRATION FORM
    Make checks payable to SHF, 611 South Ivy Street, Arlington VA 22204

    By entering this event, I agree, warrant and covenant as follows: I know that running is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter or run this race unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this race including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, including high heat and/or humidity, the conditions of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me.   Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your acceptance of my application, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Safety And Health Foundation, Operation Reinvent, Arlington County Virginia, Road Runners Club of America, USATF, and all sponsors, their directors, elected and appointed officials, employees, officers, agents, representatives, and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.   I acknowledge that the application fee shall be non-refundable.   I agree that Safety And Health Foundation may use my name and likeness for publicity purposes. We will keep your personal data private.

    Signature ______________________________________ (parent or guardian if under 18)

    Name ________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Address ______________________________________________________________________________________________
    City   _________________________________________________________ STate ___ ___ ZIP ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
    E-mail ________________________________________________________________________________________________
    T-shirt __ (XS S M L XL XXL)
    Gender __ (M F) •   Age as of 11/7/2015 __ __
    Phone __ __ __ - __ __ __ - __ __ __ __
    Birthdate __ __ - __ __ - __ __ (mm-dd-yy)

    Enclosed is my entry fee:
    [__] $25 by August 31
    [__] $30 by September 30
    [__] $35 by October 31
    [__] $40 on November 1 through 7, including at packet pickup on November 7 by 10:45 AM
    [__] Members of supporting clubs and US military service veterans may take a $10 discount
    Club name ____________________________________________ or Branch of military service ____________________________________________

    I want to be a sponsor.

    Enclosed is a tax-deductible gift of $_____ to [__] SHF, [__] Operation Reinvent
    For information about sponsorship, contact Jay Jacob Wind (703-927-4833)
    Sponsors who donate $100+ get name ($250+ for logo) on t-shirt & website, plus display and goodie bag inserts

    I want to be a sponsor or exhibitor

    My exhibit features: ________________________________________________________________________________