Our Second Annual Pat Suit Memorial 5K Fun Run and Walk will be Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The course is an out and back course along Lawerence Hayden Road and the police close the road to through traffic which makes for a wonderful race experience.
The FREE kids fun run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and all particpants will receive an award. We will have varying distances for ages 0-13, with distances of 25 - 100 yards.
Pat Suit was a graduate of St. John's School and was also our beloved Principal from 1990-2011. Mrs. Suit died of breast cancer on January 22, 2013, we celebrate her life and support her legacy with the proceeds from this event.
Please consider making an additional donation to support the Pat Suit Scholarship Fund and MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Cancer Care and Infusion Services.
For questions or to learn about sponsorship opportunities please e-mail PatSuit5K@gmail.com
Event details and schedule
The 3.1 mile course is an out and back course beginning at the back of the athletic fields of St. John's School. Runners will line up on the dirt road about 50 yards back from Sandy Bottom Road. Runners will turn left on Sandy Bottom Road and follow it to Lawrence Hayden Road where they will stay to the right. The turn around will be just beyond the back entrance to Magnolia Park in the Wildewood Subdivision. Runners will then cross the finish line just before the dirt road behind St. John's School.
This course is mostly flat with a few gentle rises and falls. During the race you will find two water stops, please be sure to thank our wonderful volnteers as you get your water. There will be police and course marshalls patrolling the roads if you are in need of any assistance during the race.
Restrooms are located inside of St. John's School which is about a 200 yard walk from the start line. Please plan accordingly.
Professional race timing will be provided by LizaRD Timing. All runners MUST sign a waiver to receive a bib.
Top 3 Overall Male and Female winners, special age group awards are 7 and Under, 8-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, then ten year age groups.
Short races for children of all ages will take place at 8:30 a.m. on the St. John's athletic fields (50-200 meter). All participants will receive an award, there will be no age group awards for the children's races.
Additional T-Shirts may be purchased for $10.00 before October 5th.
Packet pick up will be available on Friday, October 24th from 4-7 p.m. at St. John's School as well as race morning beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Strollers, jogging strollers and well behaved leashed dogs are welcome (please be mindful to clean up any dog messes on the fields or course).
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