Honor the Brave 5k & Battle for the Wall 7k
WhereIronton, OH - Ironton Riverfront
WhenNovember 9, 2019 - 9:00 AM
What5k run/walk or 7k off road challenge!
The Honor the Brave 5k is an out and back course beginning at the Arch on Bobby Bare Blvd and Vernon St. Participants will will run down North 2nd Street over the overpass, continuing straight to the turnaround on Deleware Street. Racers will head back to the finish using the newly constructed paved floodwall path, finishing on the riverfront side of the floodwall.
The Battle for the Wall 7k is a unique distance with both paved and grass sections giving an extra challenge for our adventourus runners! Participants will start at the Arch following the same course as the 5k, after crossing the Storms Creek bridge they continue on 2nd street, make a left turn onto Nash St. and head up the floodwall to the grass path traveling alongside the scenic Ohio river to the turnaround at the Hanging Rock gate. The 7k will also finish on the paved path to the riverfront.
$20 if pre-registered before November 8th
$25 Day of Race
$15 for PRE-REGISTERED groups of 10 or more
FREE for Veterans or Active Duty MIlitary
5 year age groups
9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Overall Awards to first two overall male and female finishers.
Age Group awards to first three finishers in each male and female age group.
Awards to Top Male and Female Military Participants
No duplications of awards
Proceeds from the race will be donated to organizations to honor and support our local veterans. Proceeds will be divided between Ohio Flags of Honor and Disabled American Veterans.
The Ohio Flags of Honor Traveling Memorial honors the men and women of Ohio who have given their lives in service of this country. Their events and display are a wonderful contribution to our local Memorial Day celebration.
The Local Chapter of Disabled American Veterans helps our hometown veterans connect with healthcare, disability, employement, education, and financial benefits they've earned.
This race is a community service project organized and hosted by Ironton Lawrence County Community Action. Our mission is to measurably improve the well being of Lawrence County residents by providing oppurtunities for those in need. We truly hope the community will join us on November 9th, Veteran's Day weekend to honor and provide much needed donations to our veterans.
Find Out More about this race by visiting our Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/2345647915754706/
Strava Link for 5k https://www.strava.com/activities/2533740209
Strava Link for 7k https://www.strava.com/activities/2781071471
**EVERY pre-registered runner will receive a half price discount code for Ironton's Wizardfest! Enjoy a super fun weekend attending both events!!
**Register by SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3rd to guarantee a super cool LONG SLEEVE t-shirt!