October 23 - November 01, 2020

Sandy Erickson Race for Christian Education 5k and Fun Run (VIRTUAL)

October 23 - November 01, 2020 Organized by Collegedale Academy


Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
Running-1K - Individual Age group/open
Running-5K (OUT OF STATE) includes shipping of your packet - Individual Age group/open

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About this event

October 23, 2020 - November 01, 2020
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Collegedale Academy is dedicated to enriching the lives of families and our community through Christian education. The Worthy Student Fund (WSF) is critical to our mission in furthering our ministry for every student, especially those that couldn’t otherwise afford a Christian education. We are planning to help over 160 students with financial aid this upcoming school year and this would not be possible without you.

In order to raise money for the WSF, we developed a 5K and Kids Fun Run, in honor of Sandy Erickson, our beloved teacher who taught first grade for over twenty years at A.W. Spalding Elementary School. Mrs. Erickson cared deeply for each of her students, working one-on-one to enhance their success. When diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), she kept her cheery attitude and sense of humor, exemplifying Christ’s selflessness.

With admiration, we decided to dedicate the 5K and Kids Fun Run to Mrs. Erickson.

Last year the Sandy Erickson Race for Christian Education 5K and Fun Run raised $70,558 that benefited the WSF. We had 61 sponsors and 529 registered student and community runners that participated in the event. Our overall goal this year is to raise $375,000 for WSF and this race is key in jump-starting our efforts.



Event details and schedule

Packet Pick-Up


Community Runners: you may pick up your packet at Collegedale Academy Elementary Building at the rear entrance, under the pavilion on the playground, located: 4820 University Dr, Collegedale, TN 37315.   

  • Friday, 10/23/2020 from 7:00 am to 8:30 am and from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
  • Sunday, 10/25/2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm 

Collegedale Academy Students, Parents, and Faculty: We will distribute packets to the students in their classroom on Friday, 10/23/2020 and you may also pick it up on Friday and or Sunday.

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