Date(s) - 05/18/2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
West LA Veterans Affairs Medical Campus
11303 Wilshire Blvd., VA Bldg. 116
$45 adults. $15 ages 9 and younger (by May 16); $50 adults, $20 children (May 18).
New Directions for Veterans, a nonprofit agency that assists homeless veterans, invites the public to join them in walking or running in honor of those who have served and those who are currently serving in the Armed Forces to benefit a great cause – helping veterans get their lives back! This family-friendly event raises much needed funding for NDVets to provide comprehensive, life-saving services for veterans. The 5K offers a safe course throughout the West LA VA campus for both runners and walkers at all levels. Check In/Registration and Packet Pick-Up starts at 6:30 a.m. and Warm-Up on the Main Stage begins at 6:45 a.m., followed at 7:55 a.m. by a Veteran and Active Duty Acknowledgement. The 5K has a 8 a.m. start-time with the Finish Line Festival and Award Presentation happening at 9:30 p.m. All finishers receive a medal with 1st 2nd, and 3rd place finishers receiving prizes according to age group. Online registration closes on May 16 at 8 p.m.