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VFW POST 805 .1K Fun Run!

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

The 2019 Race Starts in

The 6th Annual 2019 Fun Run will be held on March 30, 2019.

ENTER THE RACE EVERYONE CAN FINISH!
When: Saturday, March 30, 2019 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 raise funds for the VFW National Home for Children and the VFW Post 805 Troop Support Fund.

Frequently Asked Questions

EARLY REGISTRATION is open until Sunday, March 24th 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 30, 2019
8:00 – 9:45 AM - Race Day Registration at Post 805

8:00 - 9:45 AM - Race Day Breakfast and carb load at Post 805

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:
10:05 - Noon Post-Race activites at Post 805, including prizes, awards, check presentation, and raffle drawing.

BBQ Lunch at Post 805

All Day Drink Specials at the Post 805 canteen.


Download the Mail-in Registration Form and Enter Now!

Register Online!




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

2019 Platinum Level Sponsors

  Marine Corps League logo  Red Door Realty logo  Sgt. Jeab Whitaker  Christkindlmrkt logo  SIU Carbondale

2019 Gold Level Supporting Sponsors

Rau Imaging, Inc  Ayy DJ Entertainment  

2019 Bronze Level Supporting Sponsors

Col. Claire Bandy  Fairy Tasty Muffins  Murphy Truck Repair     

Become A Supporting Sponsor for the .1K

Platinum/Corporate: $400 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.
  • Tax deductible donation to VFW Post 805, a 501(c)19 organization.

Gold Level: $300.00

  • 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 (if requested).
  • Recognition on Board of Sponsors to be displayed at race on race day.
  • 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.
  • One complimentary entry to the .1K race
  • Tax deductible donation to VFW Post 805, a 501(c)19 organization.

In-Kind

  • Recognition at Race and on Facebook page.
  • Tax deductible donation to VFW Post 805, a 501(c)19 organization.

Interested in becoming a Supporting Sponsor?



If you would like to make a donation to our fundraiser, click the "Donate" button and enter the amount of your donation at the top of the form.