AJ Arnett 5k Honor RUN
Register now for the A.J. Arnett 5K Honor Run/Walk on May 20! Proceeds benefit Honor Flights and Shepherd's House Fort Wayne! Electronic timing and use your phone and get instant race results with QR Codes on your race bib. Kids K-8th Grade Run Free. Register Kids for free them at: http://www.clhscadets.com/apps/form/5K-student-registration
Also, there will be activities such as an inflatable obstacle course for kids of all ages to play on at no charge.
On May 20th, celebrate Armed Forces Day and commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) by running the AJ Arnett 5K Honor Run.
Online registration is now open for 2017 at veepraces.com. There will also be ’MORNING OF’ REGISTRATION starting at approximately 7:15 am at the CLHS campus. Fees are $28 for individual and $25 for family discount. There is also a discount for military service.
NEW for 2017: Early packet pickup at the Indiana Army National Guard Armory on cook road on Thursday May 18th from 5 to 8.
SPC AJ Arnett is a 2004 Concordia graduate and a US Army veteran of the Iraq War. A.J. deployed to Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division in January 2005. On July 13, while on patrol in Baghdad, A.J. was seriously wounded in a car bomb attack that resulted in the death of one soldier and seriously wounding another soldier in his squad.
AJ is well known to the area running community and is an example to others in dedication and perseverance. His full biography is below.
The Concordia Lutheran High School Junior ROTC is the host of this run. The CLHS JROTC will donate proceeds from the event to Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana and Shepherd’s House of Fort Wayne.
Race start is Saturday morning at 8:30 am. The race starts and finishes at Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St Joe River Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
The race will start with a cannon blast and there will be other activities for persons of all ages that will highlight the contribution of the JROTC.