"It's good to see OWYH bring friends, family, and the whole community together to welcome you home...

To remind you why you were fighting in the first place." - Sgt. Billy McIntyre


Welcome to the OWYH, NFP 4rd. Annual Wounded Warriors 5K Run

Since 9-11-2001, over 32,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines have been injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.   Operation Welcome You Home, NFP (OWYH) wants to make sure these honorable and dedicated young men and women, and all of our past warriors who served including WW II, Korean and Vietnam Veterans, are not forgotten by those they swore to protect... the citizens of the United States of America.  As such, OWYH is sponsoring a 5k race from which all proceeds will benefit our local Wounded Warriors.

To Donate to the OWYH WW5K:

Race Information:

Date:  May 23, 2015

Start Time:  8:00 am sharp

LocationSettler's Park, 24000 W. Lockport St., Plainfield IL

Registration Limit:  5K Run/Walk participants are limited to the first 1,200 entries. Once this limit has been met, registration will be closed. Online Registration ends at Noon on April 30, 2015. No refunds will be given.

Race Day Registration: A Kiosk will be available for you to register. This platform will accept Cash, Credit Card and Cash Payments. All registrations will be entered immediately before race starts.


2015 Pricing

   On-Line Registration before NOON 4/30

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)


   On-Line Registration after NOON 4/30

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)


   Race Day(CASH ONLY) 6:30-7:30am

Adults (11 and above)


Children (10 & Under)



To register, please call 630-341-1222 or email ww5k@welcomeyouhome.org


In Honor of / In Memory of

Honor your Military Hero with their name on EVERY race T-shirt for a donation of $25.00. You can select this option when registering for the race.  Every race registrant receives a race shirt with their entrance fee. 


If you are not registering for the race and would like to honor your Hero, please email ww5k@welcomehome.org for more information.  Deadline is midnight, April 30th.



For Sponsorship Opportunities, please email:




Free Photo Downloads on OWYH Photo Gallery!


Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up:    Pick-up your Bib and Shirt -   Dates, times and locations TBA.

Please bring your confirmation of registration and a photo I.D.


Race Results:   All runners and walkers in the 5K Run will be timed using chip timing with LIVE RESULTS STATIONS. Results will include finish time, pace, overall finish position, age and division place.



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