Now that the Fitgers 5k has been run, that signals the start of the season. You can start picking your races and putting them on the calendar. This one is a little different, all proceeds benefit Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of St. Louis County Historical Society.

,Free parking is available by the Twig bakery on Calvary road, for participants across the street in the Voyageur Bus Co. lot.To register, complete the form online here with your payment. Registration fee includes race t-shirt and refreshments.

Awards will be given to the top racers in each age group for males and females and teams of five members

Please direct questions to John Werner, Veterans’ Memorial Hall Advisory Committee Member, at 218-343-8849 or

A little about the Veteran's Hall, Veterans’ Memorial Hall was established in 1910 and is a joint program of the St. Louis County Historical Society and the military service veterans of northeastern Minnesota with a mission to gather, preserve, interpret, and promote the rich and diverse human experiences of veterans, their families and communities, through museum, archival and educational programs. Its website,, features more than 6,000 veteran stories.

You can also look up service members and plan a visit. There are pictures and other stories and information.