Operation Restart Half Marathon, 5k/10k and All Patriots Mile

1233 Rancho Vista Blvd, Palmdale
Palmdale, CA 93551

Running > Half Marathon, 5k, 10k

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Event Description

Operation Restart Half Marathon, 5K/10K and All Patriots Mile is an opportunity for the community to directly affect the lives of our Veterans. 100% of proceeds from registrations go directly to veterans who participate in Operation Restart Scholarship, Operation Restart House, need mental health counseling or need direct financial assistance. 

Palmdale, CA is a flat, high-desert area in the heart of the Antelope Valley.  The USATF Certified Half Marathon, 10k and 5k courses are all flat and FAST!  There's beauty in the desert all around; keep in mind that weather can be unpredictable, so dress in layers.

Event details and schedule

Everyone receives a medal to commemorate their support of Veterans!



Half - Marathon

USATF certified FLAT/FAST course
0630 am START TIME

USATF certified course

All Patriots Mile 


All Patriots Mile 
Come one, come everyone!

There's a Patriot mile designed with lots of encouragement and fun along the way for anyone willing to take the challenge! Strollers are welcome as well as children and adults of all ages. Walking is encouraged!

Every All Patriots Mile participant receives a finisher's medal. 

All registrants receive a Tech Shirt commemorating the the Operation Restart Half Marathon, 5K and 10K Run/Walk Early online registration is encouraged.  Guranteed shirts for registrations on or before 3/13.  We'll have plenty of extra shirts on hand for same day registration, but sizing may be limited.


-- Individuals --

Top two Male and Female finishers in each age category receive 1st and 2nd place medals.

* Individual Categories *
0-19 years
20-29 years
30-39 years
40-49 years
50-59 years
60-69 years
70+ years

*Overall Top Finisher * 
Top Male and Female finishers earn Top Finisher Award! 

-- Teams --

All WINNING team members receive placement medals. Teams also receive a winner's plaque.

Minimum of 3, Maximum of 5 members per team to qualify for an award.

* Team Categories *

1st Responder 


Registration Fees

Early registration November 15-December 31

Half Marathon - $60

10K - $40 
5K - $30 
Patriot Mile - $15

Normal Registration January 1-March 31

Half Marathon - $65

10K - $45

5K - $35

Patriot Mile - $15


Same Day Registration

Half Marathon - $70

10K - $50

5K - $40

Patriot Mile - $15

100% of registration fees go directly to funding the veteran projects of Vets 4 Veterans.

Start/Finish Area

Sears Parking Lot

Toilets and washing area provided


Antelope Valley Mall

Pre-Race Packet Pick Up

There will be a Pre-Race Packet Pick Up held on March 31, 2017, the day prior to the event. Please come to the Highlands Church, 39625 20th St W, Palmdale, CA 93551.  Please come anytime between 4pm and 7pm to get your packets.  Can't wait to meet everyone!


Race Day Registration

YES! We will have same day registration beginning at 0530. T-shirts may not be available for race day registrants but we will make every effort to have one available.

Race Contact

Tom Armfield 

Michael Campbell 

Vets 4 Veterans is a 501 (c) 3 organization that was formed by a group of Vietnam veterans suffering from PTSD in an effort to ease the hardships of a younger generation of veterans. All donations go directly to programs or veterans in need; the administrative board is 100% volunteer and never receive compensation for their efforts.

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