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Saturday, August 5, 2017


7:30 a.m. – Race Day Registration

9 a.m. – 5K Start

10:30 a.m. – Kids 1/4 mile Run Start

10:35 - Veterans Program

11:30 a.m - Prize Drawing

Salute Our Veterans 5K & Kids Run

5k Walk/Run – 9:00 AM start time

The course has been accurately measured around beautiful Three Rivers Park District, Carver Park Reserve (Parley Lake Picnic Area)


Kids 1/4 Mile Fun Run – 10:30 AM start time 

Once the 5K is complete, we will fire the gun for the kids 1/4 mile run. This run will not be officially timed, although a display clock will show time. Parents are welcome to run with their son or daughter. 

Part of the proceeds from this event will go to Flags & Honor a non profit 501c organization out of Chaska, MN. Flags & Honor help local Veterans and their families.








Pick an option to register for the Salute Our Veterans 5K or Kids Run


1. Register online by clicking on the 5K or Kids Run button below.

2. Click on the "Registration Form Download" button to download a PDF of the registration form to print and mail in.  

3. Register at Three Rivers Park, Carver Park Reserve (Parley Lake Picnic Area) 8100 Grimm Road, Waconia, MN  starting at 7:30 AM on Saturday, August 5, 2017.


Register By  July 22nd

Event                                                        Cost 

5K Run                                                       $30

Veterans Registration                             $25        

Kids Run                                                    $15                     

Register After July 22nd

Event                                                         Cost

5K Run/Walk                                              $35

Veterans Registration                              $30

Kids Run                                                     $20



Q – When is the Salute Our Veterans 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run?

A - The 5k run & walk will start at 9:00 AM August 5, 2017. The Kids Fun Run will start at 10:30 AM


Q- Where will the Salute Our Veterans 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run take place?

A – Both events will take place at Three Rivers Park District, Carver Park Reserve (Parley Lake Picnic Area), 8100 Grimm Road, Waconia, MN 55387

Q - Is there a Veterans Discount?

A - YES, Veterans will save $5.00. Veterans ONLY (You are on the Honor System) :-)

Q - Can I walk the 5K?

A - Of Course WALKERS are welcome!! 40% of participants will be walkers!


Q - What is included in my registration?

A – Runners will receive a custom designed Salute Our Veterans 5K T-shirt,( Kids will receive a short sleeve shirt), beverages, snacks and TONS of give aways,  and other great after race refreshments!!!


Q- When is packet pick-up?

A - From 4:00 PM -7:00 PM on Friday, August 4, 2017 at (Site to be determined)   You can also pick-up your packet and register also at the Parley Lake Picnic Area on the day of the race starting at 7:30 AM


Q - How can I pay for registration @ packet pick-up, and registration the day of the of the event?

A - On packet pick-up day and race day registration, we accept credit cards, checks, or cash!


Q - Are there prizes?

A - We will give prizes to the first overall Male & Female Finishers! The we will have a HUGE Prize Drawing at 11:30 AM. You Must Be Present to Win!!


Q - Can I push my baby jogger?

A - Yes, we ask that you line up towards the back at the start, so you are not blocking runners.


Q - Will my son or daughter receive a t-shirt when registering for the kids Run?

A - Yes, the kids will be receiving a custom made Salute Our Veterans Kids Run t-shirt!

Q - Can I exchange my shirt if I ordered the wrong size?

A - Please wait until the end of the 5K to see if we have extra shirts available to trade


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