Veterans Marathon and Heroes 5K

Where: 227 West Van Buren Street Columbia City, IN 46725
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Who: Jo Ann Bird (
The Bird Family is proud to continue the tradition of the 14th Annual Veterans Marathon, a superb event honoring our nations Veterans.
Located in the heart of northeast Indiana, Columbia City is a small-town community with true Hoosier values. Its a community rooted in its agricultural heritage, strengthened by its commercial and residential development, and proud of its hometown heroes.

In honor of those servicemen and servicewomen throughout nation, We present the 14th Annual Veterans Marathon, Half-Marathon and Heroes 5K on November 12th, 2022. Located in Northeast Indiana. We can promise that flags will be waving at the start, a gently rolling countryside course, and a race experience you will always remember. The Veterans Marathon will be honoring the Marine Corp for its 14th running of the race, the Heroes 5k will be honoring the Whitley County Sheriffs Department for 2022. The AMVETS #2919 based out of South Whitley will be the recipent of 50% of the Veterans Marathon profits, 25% will be donated to the Whitley County Sheriffs department.

Come experience the challenge and excitement of running the Marathon, Half-Marathon or 5K and do so in honor of Americas veterans and heroes. Youll be glad you did.

Start time:
8:00 am Eastern Standard Time for the Marathon
8:00 am Eastern Standard Time for the Half-Marathon
8:15 am Eastern Standard Time for the Heroes 5k

End time:
The half-marathon course closes at 2:00 pm, the full marathon course closes at 2:00 pm

Marathon ( 2 Loops) USATF Certification #:IN17015TDK.
Half Marathon USATF Certification #:IN17014TDK.

Heroes 5k course will close by 9:30 am

The Heroes 5k has a 3 person team challenge where the total time of a team is added together to compete with other teams for a unique "Hero-based" award.