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October 31, 2021

Fierce at Pierce running festival

PIERCE FIELD EAST PROVIDENCE , RI • 275 MERCER ST EAST PROIVIDENCERI  02914 Organized by OSM

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INSPIRING AND INVESTING IN HUMANITY
That's what Shannon did each and every day and what the foundation will continue in her memory.

Shannon Heil, a full-time student who also worked full-time delivering pizzas, and who further made time to train (and win!) at the highest levels of competitive cheerleading.

Shannon invested herself into the lives of friends, family and even those people she’d randomly encounter. Shannon lived life to the fullest, and her example inspired others to do the same. She was determined to do more – to make her mark on this world – in everything she did.

She picked up the moniker “Fierce” on the cheer mat because of her bright red hair, her precise, athletic and graceful movements and because she was tall and powerful. From a distance, Shannon Heil was a commanding presence. In conversation, even more so.

On the afternoon of July 11, 2013 Shannon was taken from this world in a horrific automobile crash on a dangerous stretch of road in Burrillville, RI. She was only 18 years old and had her whole life in front of her.

Convinced Shannon’s impact needed to continue on, her friends and family created the “Fierce For Shannon Foundation” to invest in young people who embody the same attributes that Shannon had.

The Foundation awards scholarships and grants to individuals and groups whose work ethic, drive and determination align with the way Shannon lived her life. In the simplest of terms: we will fund fierce.

To learn more about the Fierce For Shannon Foundation go to www.fierceforshannon.org .

Map links:

5k-https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4197169129

6 miler-https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4197178066


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INSPIRING AND INVESTING IN HUMANITY
That's what Shannon did each and every day and what the foundation will continue in her memory.

Shannon Heil, a full-time student who also worked full-time delivering pizzas, and who further made time to train (and win!) at the highest levels of competitive cheerleading.

Shannon invested herself into the lives of friends, family and even those people she’d randomly encounter. Shannon lived life to the fullest, and her example inspired others to do the same. She was determined to do more – to make her mark on this world – in everything she did.

She picked up the moniker “Fierce” on the cheer mat because of her bright red hair, her precise, athletic and graceful movements and because she was tall and powerful. From a distance, Shannon Heil was a commanding presence. In conversation, even more so.

On the afternoon of July 11, 2013 Shannon was taken from this world in a horrific automobile crash on a dangerous stretch of road in Burrillville, RI. She was only 18 years old and had her whole life in front of her.

Convinced Shannon’s impact needed to continue on, her friends and family created the “Fierce For Shannon Foundation” to invest in young people who embody the same attributes that Shannon had.

The Foundation awards scholarships and grants to individuals and groups whose work ethic, drive and determination align with the way Shannon lived her life. In the simplest of terms: we will fund fierce.

To learn more about the Fierce For Shannon Foundation go to www.fierceforshannon.org.

Location

PIERCE FIELD EAST PROVIDENCE , RI

275 MERCER ST EAST PROIVIDENCERI  02914

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Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25.00

Running-6 miler - Individual Age group/open

$35.00

Running-Half marathon - Individual Age group/open

$45.00

Running-5K bring a friend - Individual Age group/open

$40.00

Running-6 miler bring a friend - Individual Age group/open

$60.00

Running-Half marathon bring a friend - Individual Age group/open

$80.00
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