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The Jack T. Farrar, Jr. "Fill the Shoes" 5K

Thank You for participating in our 8th annual community race to benefit the pancreatic cancer action network.  We all have different reasons why we run, walk, or volunteer and we all have choices in events, so we thank you for picking us and sincerely hope you enjoyed our race.

click here to DONATE (until December 15th)

Honest Soul Yoga
Kingstowne Family Chiropractic
Ledo Pizza
Metro Run and Walk
Feld Entertainment, Inc.
Walker's Grill
Grounded Coffee Shop 

Franconia Police
Kingstowne Striders

Thank you to our new new 2017 sponsors:
The Kingstowne Communion
Massage Envy
Paisano's Pizza

2017 Results (Overall)

2017 Results (Age Groups)

Race Overview:

The "Fill the Shoes" 5K was established in 2009 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 race is hosted annually by the Kingstowne Striders on the first Saturday in November.     

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".  

2017 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. 

2017 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

2017 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.)

<2017 course map>

2017 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.

2017 Awards and Extras: ALL race participants will be treated to a custom 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). 

2017 Packet Pick-up:  Packet pickup will be Friday, November 3rd at Metro Run & Walk in Springfield, VA from 3:00pm - 7:00pm. Race day packet pickup will be on Saturday, November 4th in Hayfield Park from 6:45am - 7:30am.       

Our race is generously Sponsored By:











Contact Info/Questions? 

Race Email: FilltheShoes5K@KingstowneStriders.org

Co-Race Director: Amanda Farrar (aef222@aol.com)

Co-Race Director: Anne Govert (annelang79@gmail.com)

Kingstowne Striders President:  Amanda Williams (president@kingstownestriders.org) 

Past Results

2016 Results (Overall)

2016 Results (Age Groups)

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