About This Event
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The 3rd Annual Race for Warriors 5k is being hosted by the St. Wolfgang House at Guardian Angels Central Catholic. All proceeds from the event will benefit veteran programs in the area. One-hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated. In our first two years, we have raised over $9,000 which has benefited the veterans Honor Flight, the American Veterans Memorial in West Point, the Norfolk Veterans Home, and financial assistance for local veterans and their families Every penny raised has been donated.
Race and Route
The race is a fun run/walk. Participants should feel free to run, walk, or do any combination throughout the race. The race will begin in front of the GACC cafeteria on Niphon street between Walnut and Bridge streets. The route is 5 kilometers long, or 3.1 miles. Signs will be planted along the route to guide runners and there will also be student volunteers to help runners along the way. Water tables will be set up along the route, as well.
Trophies will be awarded to the top Men's and Women's overall finisher. Medals will also be presented to the top 2 finishers for both men and women in each of the following age divisions:
<20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Entrants should park in the following lots:
-GACC school parking lot, 319 E Decatur directly North of the high school
-St. Mary's church parking lot on the corner of Monitor and Walnut streets
-GACC dirt lot directly west of school, entrance to lot is from Decatur street
Runners will check-in in the GACC auditorium--GYM ENTRANCE. Entrance is on Walnut street. Signs will be posted. Here you will receive your T-shirt and bib number.
Kids' Fun Run
The 1 mile kids' fun run is for those children wanting to run but can't quite finish a 5k yet. Participants will run with high school students and will always be supervised along their route. All participants will receive a medal and t-shirt. After their race they will be supervised by high school students and staff, and they also get breakfast.
Feel like running but don't know what to do with your kids? Bring them and let us watch them while you run! Our students (with adult supervision) will play games and do projects with them in the GACC gym until you finish. All you'll need to do is let us know at check-in.
Breakfast and Awards
After the race, breakfast will be served in the GACC cafeteria for all runners. Breakfast is included with your registration fee. Once everyone is finished with the race, we will present awards.
If you are with someone who did not register to run but wishes to eat, we will have a free-will offering for the breakfast.
About the House of St. Wolfgang
St. Wolfgang House is a student organization at Guardian Angels Central Catholic consisting of 41 current students and 22 alumni, as well as a teacher acting as house Dean and two other staff advisers. We focus our efforts on service, knowledge, faith, and family. We hold various service projects throughout the year as well as family and faith-building activities. If you would like to learn more about the House of St. Wolfgang or are in need of any service, please contact Matt Schlaebitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the school at 402-372-5326, or check us out on Facebook and Twitter.
"Crux Mihi Ancora" (The Cross is my Anchor)
Our Sponsors and Donors
We'd like to thank our generous sponsors and donors. Look for their signs along the route on race day. Please support their businesses!
KTIC Radio AM 840/107.9 The Bull
Beemer American Legion Post 159
Citizens State Bank
VFW Adrian Kaup Post 4912 (West Point)
American Legion Post 70 (West Point)
Rick and Jayne Wimer
A/C Lightning Protection
West Point Travel Plaza
West Point Monument
Northeast Eye Care
Flower and Gift Gallery
Charter West Bank
Tom's Rexall Drug
Minnick Funeral Home
West Point News
Hunke Promotions (Ginger Hunke)
Peterson Body and Paint
Prinz Grain and Feed
Lincoln Street Market
Schmitt's Clothing, West Point
Davis Family Auto Sales
Stokely Funeral Home
Pizza Hut, West Point
Kaup Seed and Fertilizer
Law Offices of Daniel Bracht