The City of Concord Parks and Recreation Department’s Veteran Salute 5K takes place Saturday, November 4 in beautiful Historic Downtown Concord.  The Veterans Salute 5K raises funds for the Military Order of the Purple Heart Combat Wounded Veterans Chapter 634. The USATF Certified 5K course starts and finishes in Downtown Concord on Means Avenue and runs through the McEachern Greenway, continuing on the Downtown Connector Greenway to the finish line. Not only will there be a 5K to enjoy, but also a 1-Mile Fun Run along with a DJ, games,  and inflatables for the children! This event is fun for every family member whether they are running the race or cheering their favorite runner across the finish line, all the while raising funds for a great cause! 

All pre-registered runners receive a goodie bag and T-shirt.  Registration is available at or by walk in registration at 147 Academy Ave. NW, Concord, NC 28026. Pre-registration closes on October 27.  Registration is required for the FREE 1 Mile Fun Run.

Race Day Registration begins at 8:00 am Saturday, November 4 on Means Avenue in Downtown Concord.  Goodie bags and T-shirts are not guaranteed on race day.

1 Mile Fun Run: 9:00 am

Veterans Salute 5K: 9:30 am

Veterans Salute 5K: $10 for Veterans; all others $15 entry fee until October 27. 

$20 Race Day entry fee. 

For more information, contact Sara Rodgers, Athletic Supervisor, 704-920-5619,