VA Connecticut Healthcare System
2013 VA 5k Race/Walk
West Haven, Conn. – The 6th annual Veterans Day 5K Race/Walk takes place Monday, Nov. 11 at 10am. This event is open to runners and walkers of all ages with the course contained entirely on the grounds of the West Haven campus, 950 Campbell Avenue.
Registration is $18 prior to Oct. 31. Cost is $20 November 1 through race day. T-shirts will be available for those who pre-register and as available on race day. Race day registration begins at 8am.
Proceeds from the event will benefit local efforts to construct a Fisher House on the grounds of the West Haven campus. Fisher Houses are similar to Ronald McDonald Houses providing free accommodations to the families of veterans receiving inpatient care.
This year’s race is held in honor of former employees Brenda and Kevin Tanski who passed away earlier this year as a result of a vehicle accident. Brenda and Kevin were avid supporters of this race.
The race is made possible through the sponsorship of the Reverend James McCarten Assembly 119 of the Knights of Columbus along with support from the Start Line Race Systems, Marty Schaivone and Ronnie Behinger.
Register at http://www.hitekracing.com/veteransday5k/.