Vet Fun Run

Vet Run

The West Valley’s 11th Annual Veterans Day 5k Fun Run/Walk and Ceremony on November 11, 2024, will be held at Estrella Mountain Community College in partnership with the City of Avondale, and benefits veterans who face financial barriers to education. The City of Avondale Police and Fire Departments will also be onsite, providing interactive activities for all attendees. Local gyms will be hosting four exercise stations during the 5K run.

Tickets will also be available for purchase for a VIP Warrior Brunch after the 5k Fun Run/Walk and Ceremony. The Experience will include a special catered brunch with beverage tastings, sponsored by 8-Bit Aleworks and EMCC Culinary.

Proceeds of the Vet Fun Run will go to the Dr. Ernest Lara – EMCC Veterans Scholarship Fund. This scholarship fund is designed to assist veterans at Estrella Mountain Community College who may face financial barriers in pursuing or completing their education.

Get Ready for our 11th Annual Vet Fun Run!


November 11th, 2023

Event Schedule:

  • 0900 - Registration Starts at the southwest corner of Estrella North Plaza.
  • 0945 - Warm Up
  • 1000 - Run!
  • 1100 - Ceremony
  • 1200 - VIP Warrior Brunch

The City of Avondale Police and Fire Department will be onsite with fun and interactive activities and community resources!

$11.11 for Veterans and Military

$35 for Civilian Admission | Includes entry fee and a commemorative t-shirt

$75 for VIP Admission | Includes the same as above + beverage glass, + Warrior Brunch and brews sponsored by EMCC Culinary and 8 Bit Aleworks

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View the Photo Galleries of Previous Fun Runs!

EMCC Vet Fun Run 2022

 

All net proceeds will directly support Dr. Ernest Lara- EMCC Veterans Scholarship Fund. This program is designed to assist veterans in financial situations that may prevent them from going to school or completing a degree.