Stars & Stripes VeteRun 5K benefits Honor Flight

Date: November 11, 2024

Length: 5K (3.1 Miles)

Start Time: 10:00am

Location: Stewart Lodge, Mendon Ponds Park (map)

Stars & Stripes VeteRun 5K
Friday, November 11, 2024 | 10:00am
Stewart Lodge - Mendon Ponds Park

Virtual: November 10th-12th


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A portion of proceeds will support:
Honor Flight Rochester, Inc.

VeteRun 5K is a family-friendly event honoring our Veterans and Active Military.
Participate in-person or virtually.

In-Person Entry Fees Include:
- Electronic RFID Timing
- Race Bib
- Live results posted online
- Printable Finisher Certificate
- Premium blend cotton t-shirt to all those registered by 10/28/24, after 10/28/24 shirts will be available while supplies last. 

Virtual 5K Event

Support Honor Flight Rochester on your own time & join us virtually!
Run/Walk a 5K course of your choosing between 9am Friday, November 10th and 11:59pm Sunday, November 12th and submit your times!

Virtual Entry Fees Include:
- Live results posted online
- Premium blend cotton t-shirt to all those registered by 10/28/24, after 10/28/24 shirts will be available while supplies last. 
- Finisher Certificate available for print
- Digital bib

 Race Logo Tee

Shirt guaranteed if registered by 10/28/24

*Color Subject to change based on availability

By registering for this event you are acknowledging that the date, time, location, and distance of the race may be changed, switched to virtual, or canceled at any time as deemed necessary by the Race Directors due to circumstances beyond their control. In the event that any of these scenarios happens or any other scenario, there will be no refunds, transfers, or deferrals allowed unless otherwise stated.

Registration/Packet Pickup

    Now - 9/30    9/1 - 11/10 (6pm) 
In Person 5K $25 $35
In Person 5K (Veteran or Active Duty)  $15 $20
Virtual 5K $25 $25
Registration for both the in-person & virtual events will remain open through 6pm on Sunday, November 10th.

Processing Fees Apply

  • TBD
    Please go to packet pickup to reduce race day lines.  You may pick up for others.
  • Monday, November 11th from 9am - 9:45am at Stewart Lodge at Mendon Ponds Park. 
    We highly recommend not waiting to race day.


5K Award Categories for the in-person event

  • Overall Male/Female
  • Top Three Overall Male/Female in the following age groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & Over

Awards Ceremony at 11:15am inside Setwart Lodge

Race Day Schedule

9:00am - On Site Packet Pickup
10:00am - 5K Race Starts
*There will be no race day registration. Please plan accordingly. 

11:15am - Awards Ceremony


5K Course Map

This course is an out and back on the road within Mendon Ponds Park.  The road is open to traffic so please remain against traffic.


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

Click here to view a map of the park.