Registration open for Sullivan Brothers 5K & 10K races to be held Oct. 27

The 12th Annual Sullivan Brothers 5K & 10K races will be held Saturday, October 27, and registration is now open.

The Sullivan Brothers 5K and 10K races are intended to serve "as a continuing memorial for those, like the Sullivan Brothers, who have given their lives in service of our country and a celebration of the veterans who served our country and returned home," according to the Grout Museum District.  "We recognize veterans who served so courageously in the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard and their comrades who lost their lives while serving alongside their fellow soldiers."

Registration from September 3 through October 10 for the 5K is $25, and $30 for the 10K.  October 11 through 27, the registration for the 5K is $35, and the 10K is $35.  Proceeds benefit the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum.

1st to 3rd place medals will be awarded in the different age groups (Up to 13, 14 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 +), as well as a trophy will be awarded to overall champions. 

Early packet pick-up and registration will be at the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum on Friday, October 26, from 5 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, October 27, from 7 to 8:45 a.m.  The races take off from the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum at 9 a.m. on the 27th.

Registration can be done online.

KWWL has done numerous stories on the Sullivan Brothers and their importance in our community.  Here are some recent stories:

http://www.kwwl.com/story/36650996/2017/10/Saturday/family-remembers-sullivan-brothers-after-75-years

http://www.kwwl.com/story/36833462/2017/11/13/remembering-5-sullivan-brothers-75-years-later

http://www.kwwl.com/story/37760185/sullivan-brothers-ship-uss-juneau-found-in-south-pacific

You can also type in Sullivan Brothers in the search tab of the KWWL home page for much more.

KWWL thanks all veterans for their service to our country.

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