Stars & Stripes Veterun 5K & Kids Run Wild Races Presented by Harris Corporation

Date: November 12, 2018

Length: 5K, Kids Run Wild Races

Start Time: 11:00am

Location: Mendon Ponds Park (map)

YellowJacket Racing/Fleet Feet introduce VeteRun 5K presented by Harris Corporation

Thursday, July 19th Press Release: YellowJacket Racing/Fleet Feet partners with Harris Corporation who has signed a three year contract as Presenting Sponsor of the VeteRun 5K

VeteRun 5K is a family-friendly event honoring our Veterans and Active Military.

Proceeds Support:
Honor Flight Rochester, Inc.


  • Chip Timing
  • Live results posted online
  • Live text and email results
  • Finish line video integrated into the results within the following week
  • Military branch specific race bibs
  • Finisher Medals
  • Premium blend cotton t-shirt to all those registered by 10/29/18, plus the next 150.

Volunteer Opportunity

We are seeking volunteers to help at Registration, Finish Line, Food Area, Road Marshals, & Water Stops.  CLICK HERE to sign-up to volunteer at Veterun!!

Registration/Packet Pickup

Distance  By October 15   October 16 - November 11   Race Day 
5K  $25 $30  $30
 5K Active Military/Veterans  $10  $10  $10
Kids Run Wild 1/4 Mile  FREE FREE  FREE
Kids Run Wild 1/2 Mile $10  $10 $12
Kids Run Wild 1 Mile $10  $10  $12

Packet Pickup

  • Sunday, November 11 from 12pm-5pm at Fleet Feet @ The Armory:
    • ARMORY: 155 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14620
  • Race Day, Mon, November 12 beginning at 10am at Stewart Lodge 


5K Awards

  • Top 3 Overall Male/Female
  • Top 3 in the following age groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

Kids Run Wild Awards

  • All finishers receive a Kids Run Wild finisher medal

Race Day Schedule

9:30am - Registration Opens
11:00am - 5K Race Starts
11:45am - 1/4 Mile Kids Run Wild Race Start
11:50am - 1/2 Mile Kids Run Wild Race Start
12:00pm - 
Full Mile Kids Run Wild Race Start
12:15pm - Awards Ceremony


5K Course Map

Kids Run Wild races will be multiple loops and will take place in the field next to Stewart Lodge with the playground.


Parking is available within Mendon Ponds Park at the Beach Lot off of Douglas Road. Please do not park on the grass!

You can also park in the far lot (past ARHAUS) at the Culver Road Armory and carpool!

Click here to view a map of the park.