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Junior League of Northern Virginia’s Fourth Annual Strides For Success 5K Run and Children’s 1K Fun Run/Walk
WHAT: 5K Run and Children’s 1K Fun Run/Walk
WHERE: Fairfax Corner Shopping Center
11950 Grand Commons Avenue
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
WHEN: Sunday, April 26, 2009
The Junior League of Northern Virginia’s Strides For Success 5K Run and
Children's 1K FunRun/Walk will be held at Fairfax Corner Shopping Center Sunday April 26, 2009. The 5K starts at 9 a.m., and the 1K starts at 9:15 a.m. This is a family-friendly event targeting novice to advanced-level runners with prizes for top male and female finishers in numerous age groups, completion prizes for all children, refreshments, T-shirts, goodie bags and children’s entertainment. Strollers are allowed only for the 1K Fun Run/Walk. No dogs allowed.
INFORMATION: Registration is available online, by mail, at packet pickup and the day of the race.
Advance registration is $30 for the 5K race until April 21, 2009, and increases to $35 after that date.
1.Register online at www.runwashington.com/features/stridesforsuccessinfo.html until midnight PT April 21, 2009.
2. Registration forms also are available at www.jlnv.org. Submit by fax to 703-761-4139 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the race or registration, call 703-442-4163 or e-mail email@example.com.
PACKET PICKUP: Packets, T-shirts and goodie bags will be available at REI in Fairfax Corner
Friday, April 24, from 4 - 8 p.m., and Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. -3 p.m.
Packet pickup on race day is from 7 - 8:45 a.m. Early packet pickup is encouraged to avoid waiting in line.
RACE COURSE: Our certified 5K course, VA05035-RT, is a pleasant tour of the area around Fairfax Corner Shopping Center. Please see the race Web site, www.jlnv.org, for the course map.
DIRECTIONS: From Interstate-66 West, take exit 57B (Route 50). Pass the exit for Fair Oaks Mall and then take the second exit onto West Ox Road. At the second stop light turn left onto Monument Dr. At the third stop light, you will be at Monument Dr. and Government Center Pkwy. Fairfax Corner is in front of you on the left. Free parking.