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!

Wednesday, May 24th from 2pm - 7pm

New Balance

2879 95th Street

Naperville, IL 60564



 Thursday, May 25th from 2pm - 7pm


13311 S Route 59

Plainfield, IL 60585



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, 3.1 mile USATF Certified Course

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

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.)

2017 Pricing

   On-Line Registration through May 1st

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)


   On-Line Registration after May 1st

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)


   Race Day(CASH ONLY) 6:30-7:30am

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)



To register, please call 630-341-1222 or email RunForTheBrave@welcomeyouhome.org




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 RunForTheBrave@welcomeyouhome.org for more information.  Deadline is midnight, April 15th.



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