The University of Wisconsin - Superior is staying true to its military-friendly recognition by helping and honoring local veterans.

The school is doing this by hosting its 3rd Annual Running for Our Heroes 5K Run/Walk.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the Douglas County Soldiers and Sailors Relief Fund as well as the UW-Superior Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center.

The race is Saturday, September 10 at UWS at 9 a.m.

Registration is $15 for veterans and students and $30 for regular registration.

Early registration guarantees yourself a T-shirt and swag bag. Late registration includes a T-shirt and swag bag until supplies last.

Check-in and the race start/finish is at the Marcovich Wellness Center.

New this year, there will also be a free quarter-mile kid's race beginning at 8:45 a.m.

To register, and for more information, head to the