If you are looking for a fun race and want to help preserve Vet History, come and run the Veterans’ Memorial Hall 5k this weekend. The online registration is still open for a few more hours, but you can also register at the race.

The race begins at 9 AM on Saturday, May 14 at the Twig Bakery, 3930 East Calvary Road, Duluth, Minnesota. Free parking is available for participants across the street in the Voyageur Bus Company lot.

Registration fee is $25. Registration forms are available at the administrative office of the St. Louis County Historical Society, 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota or on the Society’s website here. Completed forms may be returned with payments (cash or check) to the Society’s administrative office. On-line registration with a credit card is also available by clicking here. Registration fees may apply for on-line registration.

If registering a team, be sure to state the team name and register each member individually. The registration fee includes a 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 wernercsm@gmail.com.

All the proceeds go to Veterans’ Memorial Hall. It 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, right here, archives feature more than 6,000 veteran stories.