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CSM John S. Werner Memorial 5K Run-Walk

CSM John S. Werner Memorial 5K Run-Walk

May 11, 2024, 9AM

Start & Finish at:

The Other Place Bar & Grill

3930 E Calvary Rd

Duluth, MN 55803

Entry Fee: $30 ($35 after May 9, in-person at race)

Runners, please see the image above for event information and the route map.


The Saint Louis County Historical Society and its Veterans Memorial Hall are holding a 5k to honor the memory of Command Sergeant Major John S. Werner on Saturday, May 11, 2024. Start time is 9AM with a short ceremony prior at The Other Place Bar & Grill, 3930 East Calvary Rd, Duluth, MN 55803. The entry fee is $30. Runners may register via’s website at

CSM John S. Werner, beloved Mayor of the City of Rice Lake, Boy Scout troopmaster, mechanic, and veteran of over 40 years passed away March 25, 2023. CSM John S. Werner was a moral and upright man who loved his family, community, and nation, and served faithfully to all. He was a man who exemplified what it means to be a public servant, leader, and patriot.

Proceeds will benefit the programs of the SLCHS’s Veterans Memorial Hall, which he cared so deeply about, including the Society’s Annual Remembrance Dinner, the Mike Colalillo Scholarship, VMH’s “History in a Pint” programs, and improvements to Medal of Honor Row at the St. Louis County Depot.

If your business is interested in sponsoring this event, along with other Veterans Memorial Hall activities, please see the sponsor form below.

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For further information on the race or sponsorship, please contact Ron Hein at


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