Annual Veterans Day Run attracts runners, walkers

Posted on Nov 16, 2015 in Campus News and News

2015 Veterans Day Run
The annual Veteran’s Day Run, hosted by the Veterans Alumni Network and KU’s Student Veterans of America, was held on Sunday, November 15.

The race began at Memorial Stadium, build to honor the 130 students and faculty members who lost their lives in World War I, including Lt. William T. Fitzsimons, an alumnus and doctor who was the first America officer killed in action. Runners traveled past other memorials on the KU campus before returning to the stadium for fun and festivities.

Congratulations to the 142 runners who completed the race! Race results are available here.

This Veteran’s Day Run is designed to honor all those who have served or are currently serving in our military and to raise awareness of the role veterans play at our university. All proceeds raised will support KU’s Wounded Warrior Scholarship Fund (WWSF) and Student Veterans of America (SVA).

For more information about the Veterans Alumni Network or to provide information about your military service, visit the network’s website.

See more pictures from this year’s run on Flickr. Participants are welcome to download photos for personal use.

—Debbi Johanning

2015 Veterans Day Run

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