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VFW POST 805 .1K Fun Run!

That’s right – point one! A run that anybody can finish.

The Race Starts in

THIRD ANNUAL VFW POST 805 .1K RACE
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016 - Race starts at 10:00 AM

Sgt Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805 in O'Fallon, Illinois is sponsoring a short run to go a long way towards helping veteran and military families through VFW Post 805 and the VFW National Home for Children.

ENTER THE RACE EVERYONE CAN FINISH!
When: Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Where: VFW Post 805, 221 W. 1st Street, O'Fallon IL 62269
What: Race At Your Own Pace for a distance of .1K (from the Caboose in Downtown O'Fallon IL to the VFW)
Why: To benefit the VFW National Home for Children.

Frequently Asked Questions


EARLY REGISTRATION is open until Monday, March 21st to guarantee a complete race packet with t-shirt and the .1K race sticker. However, registrations will be accepted up to and including the day of the race.

Schedule of Events - Saturday March 26, 2016
8:00 – 9:45 AM - Race Day Registration
9:40 – 9:55 AM - Group stretch and prep led by U.S. Marines
9:55 AM - Line up and get ready!
9:57 AM - National Anthem
10:00 - GO! (Run, walk, skip, jump, dance or crawl to the finish line)
After the race:
10:30-11:00 Post-Race awards and recognition.
Lunch and post-race refreshments will be offered at the Post 805 canteen!

Download the Registration Form and Enter Now! OR Register Online!

Photos of the 2015 .1K Race





Video of TV Interview with Tim Ezell of KTVI and Paul Zinck about the Inaugural Race in 2014.

O’FALLON, IL (KTVI) – Paul Zinck stopped by to tell Tim Ezell about the VFW Post 805 in O’Fallon, Illinois fun event for the whole family. Read/view full article

2016 Platinum Level Sponsors

Lanzotti & Rau attorneys at law

2016 Gold Level Supporting Sponsors

Rau Imaging, Inc  

Become A Supporting Sponsor for the .1K

Platinum/Corporate: $500 and over

  • Premium placement of logo and business name on back of race T-shirt (logo if provided).
  • Complimentary Team Entry (up to six people, a $90 value) for the .1K race.
  • Announcement of Platinum/Corporate sponsorship on race day.
  • Listing and logo (if provided) on race website and Facebook page.
  • A display table available in the race registration area from 8AM-noon on Race Day.
  • Recognition on Board of Sponsors to be displayed at race on race day.
  • Certificate of recognition as Platinum/Corporate sponsor.
  • Tax deductible donation to VFW Post 805, a 501(c)19 organization.

Gold Level: $400.00

  • Logo and business name on back of race T-shirt (Logo if provided).
  • Two complimentary entries to the .1K race.
  • Announcement of sponsorship on race day.
  • Listing and logo (if provided) on race website and Facebook page.
  • A display table available in the race registration area from 8AM-noon on Race Day.
  • Recognition on Board of Sponsors to be displayed at race on race day.
  • Certificate of recognition as Gold sponsor.
  • Tax deductible donation to VFW Post 805, a 501(c)19 organization.

Bronze Level: $200.00

  • Business name on back of race T-shirt.
  • Recognition on Board of Sponsors to be displayed at race on race day.
  • Listing and logo (if provided) on race website and Facebook page.
  • Tax deductible donation to VFW Post 805, a 501(c)19 organization.

Donation $50.00-$199.00

  • Listing and logo (if provided) on race website and Facebook page.
  • Tax deductible donation to VFW Post 805, a 501(c)19 organization.

Interested in becoming a Supporting Sponsor?

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If you would like to make a donation to the
VFW National Home for Children, click the
"Donate" button and enter the amount of
your donation at the top of the form.