Vets Day 5K celebrates centennial of World War I armistice

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Campus News and News

2018 KU Vets Day 5K
The 2018 KU Vets Day 5K run, hosted by the KU Student Veterans of America and the Veterans Alumni Network, was held Sunday, Nov. 11. The 5K began and ended at Memorial Stadium, traveling through the KU campus past five war memorials.

The race included 451 participants, with 53 virtual runners from 17 states. The overall winner, Jacob Bull, finished in 17 minutes, 49 seconds.

This year’s run commemorated the centennial of the World War I armistice.

All proceeds from the Vets Day 5K support KU Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter, the KU Veterans Alumni Network, and the Lt. Gen. William K. Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center.

A full list of race results is available here. Check out photos from this year’s run below. All photos may be downloaded for personal use.

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