The Jack T. Farrar, Jr. "Fill the Shoes" 5K
Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 8:00am
Register by October 19th before price increase and to guarantee your T-Shirt size!
The Kingstowne Striders of Alexandria, VA are proud to present the 8th annual "Fill the Shoes" 5K in honor of Jack. T. Farrar Jr., a long time Hayfield Farm resident who passed away in November, 2005 just 3 months after a diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
This community race is dedicated to Jack and all people affected by pancreatic cancer. All net proceeds of this event will go directly to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (www.pancan.org) to support them in their mission to "advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer".
Registration: On-line registration via Active.com will be available through Thursday November, 2nd. Registration is $30 through October 19th and $35 from October 20th through through November 2nd. You may register at packet pickup (see below) on November 3rd for $40. You may also register at the race site the morning of November 4th for $40.
Please register by Thursday, October 19th to guarantee your t-shirt size.
Donate: If you'd like to make a donation to the 8th annual race, which will in turn benefit the pancreatic cancer action network, please use the button below. We also accept donations to the race via check payable to The Kingstowne Striders. Contact FillTheShoes5K@kingstownestriders.org for payment address.
Become a Corporate Sponsor: Please take a moment to review our corporate sponsor letter and let us know if you'd like to participate by sending an email to either of the race directors or FilltheShoes5K@KingstowneStriders.org
Sponsor Letter 2017
To date our annual race has raised $44,150 thanks to our participants and sponsors! Kingstowne Striders as a PANCAN Patron Donor
Course: The race starts and ends in Hayfield Park, 7611 Hayfield Rd, Alexandria, VA 22315. (We will send detailed location and parking information to your e-mail a few days prior to the event.)
<check back soon for 2017 course map>
Timing and Scoring: Our good friends at Reston Road Runners will provide accurate timing and scoring for all event participants. All race times and results will be available on site after the event, and we will make them available on our website within 24hrs.
Awards and Extras: ALL race participants will be treated to a custom long sleeve race t-shirt, goodies from our sponsors, and a great post-race party with food and raffle prizes. In addition, we award the top 3 overall male and female winners AND the top 3 male and female in each of the following age groups (10&Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70&Over).
Packet Pick-up: Packet pickup will be Friday, November 3rd at Honest Soul Yoga, 6470 Landsdowne Centre Dr, Alexandria, VA 22315 from 12:00pm - 6:00pm. Race day packet pickup will be on Saturday, November 4th in Hayfield Park from 6:45am - 7:30am.
Our race is generously Sponsored By:
Race Email: FilltheShoes5K@KingstowneStriders.org
Co-Race Director: Amanda Farrar (email@example.com)
Co-Race Director: Anne Govert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Kingstowne Striders President: Amanda Williams (email@example.com)
2016 Results (Overall)
2016 Results (Age Groups)
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