Run for the Brave 5k Run Walk Ruck - Operation Welcome You Home

Welcome to the OWYH 6th. Annual 5K Run for the Brave


Can I make a Donation to the OWYH RUN FOR THE BRAVE 5K?  Yes, donations are greatly appreciated. 

Can I sponsor a Veteran?  Yes,  a $35 donation is all it takes to sponsor a Veteran.

Is there a Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up

Yes. Locations and times TBA


Please bring your confirmation of registration and a photo I.D.

Is there Parking?  High School parking lots approximately 1,000 cars. We encourage car pooling please. Parking on the practice field is prohibited.

Certified 5K Run/Walk?  Yes

Will Race Results be Posted?   All runners and walkers in the 5K Run will be timed by using ChronoTrack Timing with LIVE RESULTS STATIONS day of the race. Results will include finish time, pace, overall finish position, age and division place. Race results will also be available online or mobile smartphones at

Pre Race Packet Pick Up:

Wednesday, May 23rd 3:00 - 7:30 p.m.

New Balance

2879 95th St., #115

Naperville, IL 60564

Phone: 630-637-7373


Thursday, May 24th 3:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Athletico Physical Therapy

13311 S. Rte. 59

Plainfield, IL 60585

Phone: 815-577-2488


Please bring your confirmation of registration and a photo I.D.


Timing and Bibs?  The WW5k is an officially timed event. Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event.
In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your bibs is:
Clearly visible on the front of the torso
Unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle)
Pinned in all four corners
Not covered (jackets, runner belts, water bottles, etc.)

2018 Pricing

   On-Line Registration before May 1st

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)


   On-Line Registration on & after May 1st

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)


   Race Day(CASH ONLY) 6:30-7:15am

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)



To register, please call 630-341-1222 or email




In Honor of / In Memory of

Honor your Military Hero with their name on EVERY race shirt . Each name that you put on your shirt will be a $25 donation for each name. Donation does not include a shirt. You can select this option when registering for the race. Every race registrant receives a race shirt with their entrance fee. If you would like additional shirts to present to your hero or other family members it is $25 per shirt. If you have any questions please call 630-341-1222.


If you are not registering for the race and would like to honor your Hero, please email for more information.  Deadline is midnight, April 15th.



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