Annual Honor Run 5K and Brew Jam celebrates veterans and their service

People enjoy Brew Jam after the Honor Run on the banks of the river in downtown Fort Wayne on June 24, 2017.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Honor Run 5K and Brew Jam happened Saturday evening at Fort Wayne Outfitters.

Jamie Delagrange joined First News for the details.

The Honor Run is an evening 5K run/walk with a route through downtown Fort Wayne. The run started and ended at Fort Wayne Outfitters, immediately followed by the Brew Jam. The Brew Jam is a party with live music and craft beer, all down on the riverbank.

The event featured dancing, local brews, and opportunity to hang out. Participants were encouraged to honor their veteran or service member during the run in whatever creative way they wanted.

The Honor Run 5K and Brew Jam is an annual event which seeks to celebrate veterans and have an awesome time in the process. 100 percent of proceeds from The Honor Run 5K and Brew Jam will benefit Honor Flight Northeast Indiana and pay for veterans to visit their memorials in Washington D.C., at no cost to them.