Spend Yourself 5K Run/ 3K Walk

RACING….. to feed the hungry!  

Join us for our Second Annual Spend Yourself 5K Run/3K Walk through beautiful Falls Church City, Virginia on the W&OD Railroad Regional Park.  Race is on a certified course with professional timing.

Race proceeds benefit Spend Yourself Hunger Ministries.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 10 am ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, BUT WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU PARTICIPATE. PLEASE REGISTER IN PERSON ON FRIDAY EVENING AT PACKET PICKUP OR ON SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE THE RACE. LOCATIONS AND PRICING LISTED BELOW.


 

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RACE RESULTS 

Date & Starting time
The race will begin at 8:00 a.m., November 23, 2013.
The start will be staggered to avoid congestion on the W&OD Railroad Park trail.  (fastest runners first)  *Walkers will begin after all the runners have started. No need to stand around in the cold. You can wait indoors prior to the start of the race!

Registration Information

    Early Bird Registration: by November 10, 2013 (t-shirt guaranteed)
    Adult - $25, Children under 18 - $10,  Family Max (same address) - $60            

    Late Registration: November 11 – November 22, 2013
    Adult - $30, Children under 18 - $10, Family Max (same address) - $70

    On site Registration: Day of Event (cash or check only)
    Adult - $35, Children - $15, Family Max - $80


Race Packet Pick‐Up
Pre‐registered participants may pick up race packets on Friday, November 22, at Road Runner Sports from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Road Runner Sports is located at 1120 W. Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046. Click here for their website.

Packets may also be picked up on the morning of the race at Columbia Baptist Church from 6:30 a.m to 7:30 am. (Packet pick up on Friday is encouraged !)

Race Day Registration is available on race day from 6:30a.m to 7:30 a.m (Shirt not guaranteed).


Food Donation
Participants are encouraged to bring non‐perishable food items to contribute to the Spend Yourself local Food Pantry. When you donate food on race day, you will be entered for a free pair of new running shoes from our running store partner Road Runner Sports. These are shoes of your choice up to $ 120 in value!

Course
Enjoy a scenic run on the beautiful W&OD Railroad Regional Park trail in Falls Church City. The up‐and‐back 5K course is certified by the USA Track and Field. From a start on Maple Avenue at the campus of Columbia Baptist Church, the course heads to the Little Falls entrance of the W&OD Railroad Park trail (at approximately mile marker 6) and heads toward the turn‐around at the bridge over Route 7 (mile marker 7). The finish is back at Columbia Baptist Church on Maple Street.

*3K Walk follows the same course but turns around after 1.5K.
*This is a stroller friendly course.


T-Shirts
All entrants will receive a specially designed commemorative Long Sleeved Cotton T‐shirt.  Early Registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt in requested size.

Fundraising
When you register you will be given the opportunity to do personal fundraising for the race.  Include your friends and family by having them support you as you run or walk, and increase the benefit of the race to the Spend Yourself Ministries.  The top fundraiser will be recognized on race day!

Financial Donations
Financial Donations to Spend Yourself can be made on behalf of a race participant or generally to Spend Yourself by going here

Awards

The top overall male and female runners will be awarded medals. The top two male and female runners in each age category will also receive medals.

We extend a HUGE THANK YOU to our 2013 Spend Yourself Race Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors:

* Euclid Specialty Managers ( www.euclidmanagers.com)
* Hier & Haines Salon ( www.hierandhaines.com )


Silver Sponsors:

* Baskin, Jackson & Duffet, PC, Attorneys at Law ( www.baskinjackson.com )
* Flanders and Wade, Attorneys and Counselors at Law ( www.flandersandwade.com )
* Morgan, Meredith and Associates ( www.morganmeredith.com )
* Wigo Clinic ( www.wigoclinic.com )
*Greehan, Taves, Pandak & Stoner, PLLC ( www.gtpslaw.com )


Bronze Sponsors:

* Road Runners Sports
* State Farm Insurance - Jonna S.Wooten Agency
* Clare and Don's Beach Shack
* Yates Family
* NOG Insurance
* BB&T


Friends of Spend Yourself®:

* G&H Litho
* Charlie Mayhew - Weichert Realtors
* Three Links


Food and Gift Cards Provided By:

* Chick-Fil-A
* Elevation Burger
* Trader Joe's
* Fresh Market
* Great Harvest Bread Co


About Spend Yourself®
Inspired by Isaiah 58:10, which challenges us to “spend yourself in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed,” the vision of Spend Yourself® is to commit to a long‐term, concerted effort to address both spiritual and physical hunger around the world. Starting as a food pantry in Falls Church serving the local community, Spend Yourself® has expanded to fight hunger in Southwest Virginia, Haiti and India.  Learn More Now!

Directions
The race will start at Columbia Baptist Church
103 West Columbia Street, Falls Church, VA 22046.


From Washington, DC, and Arlington area
I‐66 West to Sycamore Street. Exit right on Sycamore. Proceed to 2nd traffic light and turn left on Rt. 29 South (Lee Hwy/Washington Street). Proceed on Rt. 29 South approximately 6 blocks to church on right at the corner of West Columbia Street and Rt. 29.

From I‐495 (The "Beltway")
Take exit 49B onto I‐66 East (toward Washington). Exit I‐66 at Rt. 29 South (Lee Hwy/Washington Street); immediately move to right lane. Turn right onto Rt. 29 South (Lee Hwy/Washington Street) at traffic signal. Proceed approximately 3 blocks to church on right at the corner of West Columbia Street and Rt. 29.

Parking
Parking is available in a portion of the Columbia Baptist Church parking lot but only accessible from Washington Street/Rt. 29.  Parking is also available in nearby lots and on side streets that are not closed for the race.  Please respect our neighbors and only park in legal parking spots.

 

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Want To Be A Sponsor?
We’d love to talk to you about this great opportunity!
For more information and sponsorship levels
contact Danny & Jeanine Aronowitz