Veterans Inc. Run4Veterans 5k to Be Held in Worcester

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Worcester, MA –Veterans Inc. will host Run4Veterans 5k Road Race and Walk on Saturday, Nov. 2nd at The Beer Garden Pavilion in Worcester, MA. Funds raised will support the programs and services offered to veterans in need and their family members.

The event will be emceed by WCVB’s reporter Katie Thompson. The race begins at 10:30 am. Same-day registration will be open from 9:00 to 10:00 am.

The starting line will begin at The Beer Garden, 64 Franklin St. Worcester. Pre-registration is $35 per runner Registration for veterans, active duty military personnel, or ROTC is $25 per runner. Registration for kids under 12 is $20 per runner. Online registration is available until noon on Nov. 1st. Online registration is available at run4veterans.racewire.com Same day registration is $40 per runner.

A course map is available on the registration page. Packet pick up will take place November 1st at Sneakerama in Worcester from 4:30pm -7pm, or day of race at the Beer Garden starting at 9:00 am. There will be an after party at the Beer Garden featuring the live music of the Candy Criminals.

Prizes Awarded in the Male and Female Divisions in each category of 14 and under, as well as ages 15-22, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+. The oldest veteran finisher will also be recognized. Tee shirts will be given to the first 250 to register..

All proceeds from the event will benefit Veterans Inc.

Major Sponsors: Bay State Savings Bank, The Beer Garden, The Hanover Insurance Foundation, Joy Guru Humanitarian Services, People’s United Bank, Reliant Medical Group, Shaws and Winn Companies.

Official Media Sponsors: WCVB, The Pulse Magazine, WXLO

About Veterans Inc.

Veterans Inc. is New England’s leading provider of support services to veterans and their families. A 501(c)3 non-profit, the organization’s single-minded mission is to be there for our veterans in their time of need. Incorporated in 1990, Veterans Inc. has helped more than 85,000 veterans in need and today operates offices and programs in all six New England states. Our services include housing, employment & training, counseling, substance addiction treatment center, family support programs, benefits counseling and advocacy, temporary financial assistance, health and wellness, food services, post-9/11 support and women & childcare services, and home renovations and modifications for low income disabled veterans.