NEWPORT — A 5k in honor of Captain John Randall Brainard will start at 1 p.m. on Labor Day, Sept. 1, at the American Legion; rain or shine.

Preregistered runners, cost is $20 for adults, $15 for children. Those registering the day of the race, the cost is $25 for adults, $20 for children. To preregister, make checks payable to “5K for Jay” and mail to P. O. Box 62, East Newport.

A cookout after the race for runners and their families and friends is planned.

Proceeds will benefit those enrolled in ROTC or a military college.

For more information call John Brainard at 314-5653 or Brittany Brainard at 314-5565.

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