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2024 FCEF Run for the Schools 5k/1 mile

Register for 2024 FCEF Run for the Schools 5k/1 mile

Register for 2024 FCEF Run for the Schools 5k/1 mile

September 15, 2024
8:00 am

Lace up those sneakers and get running to support our schools! We are looking forward to getting back to Cherry Hill Park for our annual FCEF Run for the Schools event! There will still be a virtual run for those who would rather run on their own. The in person 5K will take place Sunday, September 15, at 8:00 am. The USATF Certified 5K course winds through the tree-lined streets of historic Falls Church City. The course is a mix of hills and flat stretches, a little something for every level runner.  There will be a water stop along the course.  The course also includes a 1 Mile loop for runners and walkers.  Strollers are welcome!  No bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades or dogs please. All participants will receive a race shirt and other promotional items.

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REGISTRATION FEES for in person or virtual
5k & 1 Mile: 19 & Over: $40
5k & 1 Mile: 18 & Under: $20

Online registration will close on Wednesday, September 11 at 8:00 pm.
Late registration will still be available during packet pick up and on race day. Participants are strongly encouraged to sign up on line in advance. 

Great prizes for the top male & female finisher and top male/female finisher in the following age categories; 1-10, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 & Over. All awards are for the in-person participants only.

Proceeds benefit the Falls Church Education Foundation and all Falls Church City Public Schools. Programs support at-risk families, advanced teacher training and classroom innovation. For more information on the Foundation, check out the website; www.fcedf.org.

PACKET PICK UP is Friday, September 13 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Meridian High School (121 Mustang Alley, Falls Church, VA) and Saturday, September 14 at Meridian High School in the lobby  from 10:00 am - :00 pm and finally on race morning starting at 6:45 am at the race site.

DONATIONS: If you are unable to attend the race but would still like to donate to the Falls Church Education Foundation as an Academic booster and support our programs for the 2024-25 school year, please go to our website www.fcedf.org to donate. Thank you!

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