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Champions For Children

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Great Meadow Foundation 5089 Old Tavern Road The PlainsVA  20198
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Great Meadow Foundation 5089 Old Tavern Road The PlainsVA  20198
Running-5K - Participant
$25.00
Walking-5K - Participant
$25.00

About This Activity

 

Join us at Great Meadow Foundation for the Champions for Children 5K on Saturday, April 8, 2017! The proceeds will benefit foster children in Fauquier County.

 



 

Children in foster care are separated from everything they have ever known and made to be part of a family they have never met before. Foster families are expected to treat these children as their own and support them returning to their birth families. Often times children and youth in foster care are not afforded the same opportunities as peers their age. Extracurricular activities such as: sports, prom, homecoming, yearbooks, birthday gifts, Christmas gifts, and graduation expenses are not covered by local, state, or federal funding. Though their basic needs are provided for through a foster care stipend, it is minimal. With your support, the foster children and youth will be afforded the same opportunities as their peers.

 

Event details and schedule

Registration will be available the day of the event for an increased amount of $30. Register by Noon on Friday, March 24, 2017 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

 

 

Event Schedule:

Registration                        7:30-8:45 AM

Race Begins                        9:00 AM

Finish Line Celebration  10:00 AM

 

Course:

Dirt Road/Trail

Pre-marked, follow the arrows

Water provided at 1.5mi

Check back closer to event for course map

 

Parking:

On-Site Parking

Please follow all signs and volunteers providing directions

 

What to wear:

Active, comfortable clothing. It is possible it will still be cold in April, so dress appropriately.

 

What to bring:

  • Printed Race Registration

  • Photo ID

  • Water bottle

  • Sunscreen

    Registration is open online December 29, 2016-April 7, 2017.

Organizer Info

  • Fauquier County Social Services

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