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

Race Day Schedule of Events


Color Guard

National Anthem


Ribbon Cutting


(Subject to change)

 Dave Savini, Masters of Ceremonies, CBS Investigative Reporter

6:00 – 7:15 a.m.
Same-Day Registration
Pre-Registered Packet Pick-Up

7:00 a.m.
Opening Ceremony

 Grace Dillingham, God Bless America


Color Guard presentation:

Knights of Columbus, Bishop Roger Kaffer Assembly #3232

Staff Sergeant, Michael Joseph Ounanian, USMC

PVT Mario Anguiano, National Guard

SFC Jerome Gisclair, US Army

Commander Greg Roach, U.S. Navy (Retired)

JoEllyn Caulfield, National Anthem

Plainfield Fire Department: American Flag Ceremony

Donna Morsovillo, OWYH Founder




Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans


Mayor Collins, Plainfield

Mayor Baldermann, New Lenox

 Congressman Foster

Commander Greg Roach, U.S. Navy (Retired)


America’s Farmers Grow Communities, Monsanto Fund

Olney C Allen Elementary School Penny War Donation

Tammy Miceli, Bagpiper Plainfield

8:00 a.m.
5k Run/WALK Begins

Lead by Naperville Trek Bicyclists

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Awards Ceremony

6:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Support those who support Veterans by visiting Sponsor Tents, Silent Auction Tent, Operation Welcome You Home Tent.


10:30 – 2:30 p.m.


Craft'd in Plainfield

16031 S. Lincoln Hwy

Plainfield, IL 60586

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

For Additional Information
Please e-mail or call 630-341-1222




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