Run to Remember 2018

Honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice! Join us for this 10K & 5K as we give thanks and remember the cost of freedom this Memorial Day Weekend.

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Race #2 of 5 in the 2018 Ole  Brook Run Series

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CLICK HERE TO VIEW RACE RESULTS FROM RUN TO REMEMBER!

Run to Remember Race Guide 2018

Race Info

Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018 – 8:00 am

Location: Downtown Brookhaven, MS at the Military Memorial Museum (Old Train Depot- 125 S Whitworth Ave, Brookhaven, MS 39601)

 

 

Schedule of Events

Registration/Packet Pick-Up: 7:00 am-8:00 am

10K Run & 5K Run/Walk Start: 8:00 am

1 Mile Kids Run: 9:00 am

Awards & Finish Line After Party: 9:30 am

 

Registration

10K Run & 5k Run/Walk:

  • Early Registration is $25.00 (until April 26)
  • Regular Registration is $30.00. Race Day Registration is $35.00.
  • Includes T-shirt, Finisher Medal, Bib, SWAG Bag, and Finish Line After Party!
  • Deadline to be guaranteed a T-Shirt and desired size is May 17, 2018. After this date T-Shirts will be first-come-first-serve until they’re gone!
  • T-SHIRT NOT GUARANTEED FOR RACE DAY REGISTRATION!

1 Mile Kids Run:

  • Early Registration is only $5.00! (until April 26)
  • Regular Registration is $10.00. Race Day Registration is $15.00.
  • Includes Finisher Medal, Bib, SWAG BAG, and Finish Line After Party!
  • For Kids 12 & under. Parents are welcome to run with their kids at no charge, but awards will only be given to registered participants ages 12 & under.
  • In order to keep Kids Run prices as low as possible for families, the kids race does not include a t-shirt.

 

Awards

All participants who finish the race will receive a finisher medal. Awards will also be given to overall winners (Male/Female), as well as to age group winners, 3 deep in each age group.

 

Finish Line After Party

For this event, we will have a very special Memorial Day themed Finish Line After Party honoring the men and women who have served our country. Sure we’ll have some great post-race refreshments, but the real treat will be the tribute to our troops. More information coming soon!

 

Charity

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We believe in making our races more than just a race. We are committed to giving back and with each of our races we support a charity or cause that is making a difference. We are excited to support Wounded Warrior Project through the 2018 Run to Remember. Wounded Warrior Project is a non-profit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Thanks to supporters like you, hundreds of thousands of warriors, their family members, and caregivers receive access to programs and services that meet their unique mental, physical, and economic needs, free of charge, for life. When you support Wounded Warrior Project you ‘re helping foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded warriors in our nation’s history . When you register for Run to Remember 2018 you will have the opportunity to make a donation to Wounded Warrior Project. In addition, Defining Moment Events will make a donation from Run to Remember to Wounded Warrior Project. For more information on Wounded Warrior Project visit http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Military Tribute Signs

Honor that special soldier in your life by running/walking in memory or in honor of them at Run to Remember 10K, 5K, & 1 Mile Kids Run! You can purchase a Military Tribute Sign that will be posted along the route! Signs can be purchased with your registration when you register!
If you have already registered, or if you’re not running but would like to have a sign you can order a sign here: https://www.raceentry.com/races/run-to-remember-10k-and-5k/2018/shopping
Signs can be purchased for $30.00 and are yours to keep after the race.
Information to be printed on the sign, including the photograph, must be emailed to definingmomentevents@gmail.com NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, MAY 11!

 

Training Program

Running your first 5K? We want to help get you ready! Our couch to 5K training program for this race begins the week of  March 18 and runs up until race day. The program includes 3 run/walk days per week  with specific instructions to help get you ready. Click the link below to download a printable version of the program.

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Volunteer

Don’t want to run but still want to be a part? Volunteer! Volunteers will be needed to serve in the following areas:

  • Water Stations
  • Check-in/Registration
  • Setup/Clean up
  • Assisting at Finish Line After Party

All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt, but the best part is you’ll get to be a blessing to all of our participants and you’ll be a huge part of making this event a great success!

CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER!

 

FAQ’s

Are refunds available if I can’t make it?

No. Since all race expenses have to be paid prior to the race, we are unable to offer any refunds.

Can I still get my t-shirt if I am unable to make it?

If someone you know is able to pick it up for you at the event we will allow them to do so. You must let us know ahead of time who will be picking it up for you. We will not mail t-shirts if you are unable to make it.

Is there a discount for Military?

Yes! Since Run to Remember is a race dedicated to honoring those who have served, we want to show our appreciation by offering a discount for all military! Simply use promo code “MILITARY” at checkout. Thank you for your service!

Do I have to stay for the awards presentation to get my award?

Yes. We will not mail awards.

Will results and times be posted?

Yes. Southern Race Timing will be our timer and results will be posted at http://www.runolebrook.com.

Are strollers allowed?

Yes strollers are welcome, but please be mindful of other runners and use caution.

Are pets allowed?

No. Due to safety concerns of other runners, we do not allow pets.

Can I wear headphones during the race?

Yes. Just be cautious and aware of other runners, and be sure you can hear instructions and are able to hear any oncoming traffic.

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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Presenting Sponsor of Run to Remember 2018


 

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