Race Details

Boots for Troops 5K & Battle of the Boot Ruck March 

 

Individual 5K Participants are welcome to:

  • Walk
  • Run
  • Ruck (walk or run wearing combat boots)

 

Club TEAM Competiton:

  • Any size group
  • Do NOT have to start and finish together
  • Open to walkers and runners
  • Must have 5 or more pre-registered in order to set up a TEAM TENT and be eligible for team awards.

 

Corporate TEAM Competiton:

  • Any size team
  • Do NOT have to start and finish together
  • Open to walkers and runners
  • Must have 6 or more pre-registered in order to set up a TEAM TENT and be eligible for team awards.

 

Ruck-March Competition (OPEN to TEAMS ONLY)

2 or 4 person teams made up of any gender combination in the following categories:

  • JROTC Team
  • ROTC Team
  • Military Team (Veteran and Active Duty)
  • First Responder Team (Fire/Police/EMT)
  • Military style boots REQUIRED
  • Min 20-pound packs REQUIRED
  • 1st Place trophies awarded for each division

Event Details

  • When: Saturday November 18, 2017
  • Where: Harlinsdale Farm — 239 Franklin Road — Across from “The Factory” in Historic Franklin, Tennessee
  • Why: To honor and thank our military past and present. To provide funding for nonprofit Medals of Honor programs.
  • Who: All ages and abilities are welcome
  • Attire: Boots are encouraged but not mandatory – so lace up either boots or running shoes! (Military packs welcome but not mandatory)
  • Packet Pickup: TBA
  • Virtual packets start being mailed on or before:  11/12/16
  • Parking: FREE inside the park grounds.

 

Schedule:

TBA

 

About the Course/Race Venue:

  • 5K soft track (turf) and gravel road course
  • 200 acres of rolling farmland
  • ½ acre dog park
  • 3 acre pond
  • Public restrooms
  • FREE Public parking within the park

 

Posted on June 8, 2016 in Medals of Honor

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