Race Day Information

It’s Our Turn, Inc. is delighted to host the 9th Annual Memorial Day Veterans 10k & 5k Race featuring the U.S. Space Force Theme! We are excited for race day!

To ensure a smooth process at packet pickup, make sure you have an email confirmation for your race.

Only pick up your own race packet. If picking up race packets for others, please coordinate ahead and bring a photocopy of their driver’s license.

Early Packet Pickup

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Military Heritage Museum, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Race Day Packet Pickup

Date: Monday, May 30, 2022
Time: 5:45 am – 6:45 am
Location: 100 Nesbit Street, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950, United States
Pickup near the starting line on E. Retta Esplanade adjacent to Vietnam Wall


Public parking available at the Charlotte County Courthouse, 350 E Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL.

Race Course

Water station 1 at the 5k & 10k turnaround on the north end of bridge
Water station 2 in Gilchrist Park

Post Race Refreshments

Brewed coffee from Los Dos Cristianos at It’s Our Turn, Inc. tent
Subway sandwich, cookie, and chips
Sparkling Ice
Michelob Ultra

Awards Ceremony

Awards will be given to the top overall male and female finishers, and the top three male and female finishers in each age group.


45-minute photo session with Kristin Henry Photography
2 – 5k entries to Twin Tot 5k Race 11/5/22
2 – entries to the Freedom 5k Run 12/31/22
Gift basket from Los Dos Cristianos $180 value
Gift certificate to Running Warehouse $200 value

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