Veterans Day 5K

Events Details

We are excited to announce a live 5K Run/Walk series!

Cairn University Athletics and RUN 12:1 Running Club are excited to bring you a series of Fall 2020 races. The Veterans Day 5K, is a trail style race being held at Core Creek Park, Langhorne, PA. We are working with authorities and a committee of race experts to organize this event. Be assured our highest priority is the health and safety of all our participants, volunteers, and staff. This event gives you the chance to support veterans through a scholarship fund at Carin, and also the Cairn University Cross Country Team. It is also one of only a few live races to be held in our area this year!

To maintain proper social distancing and safety for everyone, registration for the on-site Veterans Day 5K on November 7th is limited to 200 participants. There is also a virtual run for those who prefer that option. All registrants will receive a unique, custom designed shirt for each race, and those completing all the races in the series will receive an additional RUN 12:1 Running Club moisture wicking race shirt.

5K Details

The Veterans Day 5K is hosted by the RUN 12:1 Running Club and raises money for a Cairn University scholarship fund for veterans and the Cairn University Cross Country Team. Following is information about the Veterans Day 5K:

Race Information - Saturday, November 7, 2020

  • Course: Trail format laid out on an established dirt path over a rolling terrain course
  • Distance: 5k (3.1 miles)
  • Location: Core Creek Park, Langhorne, PA
  • Parking: Check-in will be held at Pavilion 10, accessed off Woodbourne Road across from Maple Point Middle School.  The pavilion is on the left just pass the tennis courts (on the right). There is parking near Pavilion 10.
  • Registration: Please complete on-line by Friday, November 6. Limited on-site registration will be available as space permits
  • Check-in: 8:30am - 9:15am
  • Start Time: The race will start at 9:30am – Rain or shine
  • Fee: $25 (pre-registration)/$30 on-site; alumni, faculty & staff $20; students $15; special team pricing available
  • Race Shirts: All participants will receive the custom designed, Veterans Day 5K race-shirt
  • Series Race Shirt: Anyone completing both races in the Cairn Fall Race Series will receive a RUN 12:1 Running Club moisture wicking shirt

Donation & Registration

  • The registration fee is tax deductible. The proceeds will be divided between the Cairn Scholarship Fund and the Cairn University Cross Country Team


  • Top 3 Male / Female Overall Winners

Virtual Challenge Details

What is a "virtual challenge", how does it work, and why should I do it?

From Thursday, November 5, 2020 – Sunday, Novmeber 8, 2020, take up the challenge and run or walk 1 mile, 5K, 5 miles, or as many miles as you can. This is something that can be done by anyone, anywhere (no matter where in the world you live or are traveling to), any time night or day, any distance, at any pace, during any # of days. You can walk or run any combination of days and distances that works best for you. You can even do it indoors on a treadmill - so just about anyone can do it!

Virtual Challenge

When: Thursday, November 5, 2020 through Sunday, November 8, 2020
Where: Anywhere in the world
Time: Any time that fits your schedule
Who: Open to all
Cost: $25 per participant
Shirt: All participants receive the custom designed Veterans Day 5K race shirt. Shirts will be mailed to all participants in the Virtual Challenge
Series Race Shirt: Participants completing both races in the Cairn Fall Race Series (virtually or in person) will receive a RUN 12:1 Running Club moisture wicking shirt
Prizes: All participants are eligible for prizes selected by random drawing during the virtual challenge