Park University Veterans Organization Hosting Armed Forces Day 5K Race

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Park University’s chapter of the Student Veterans of America will hold its Armed Forces Day 5K race on Saturday, May 16, starting at 8:30 a.m. in English Landing Park in Parkville.

Registration for the event, limited to 75 participants, is $25 per person, with funds to support Park’s SVA chapter. The mission of Park’s SVA chapter is to ensure that all military veterans who attend Park University will have ample opportunity to further advance their academic goals and to create a network of student veterans locally and nationally.

The first place male and female competitors will each receive two tickets to sit in the University’s Zone of Courage outdoor suite at Sporting Park for that evening’s Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado Rapids match (7:30 p.m. kickoff). The second place and third place male and female finishers will each receive $75 and $50 gift cards, respectively. T-shirts will be provided to all participants.

Registration on the day of the event begins at 7:30 a.m. To register, contact Jason Matthews at Payment of cash or checks will be accepted the day of the event or by contacting Jennifer Cassity at / (816) 584-6433.