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ReeseStrong 5K and Gold Ribbon Kid's Run

Event Details

ReeseStrong 5K and Gold Ribbon Kid's Run

Time: September 17, 2016 from 8:30am to 11:30am
Location: Mechanicsville, Virginia
Street: 9351 Atlee Road
City/Town: Mechanicsville, Virginia 23116
Website or Map:
Phone: 804-512-4101
Event Type: run, walk, 5k, fundraiser, family
Organized By: Randy and Kristin Mudd
Latest Activity: Aug 23, 2016

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Event Description

About the Event

Join us for the 8th Annual ReeseStrong 5K and Gold Ribbon Kid's Run on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 8:30 AM.  Once again, we are racing to fight childhood cancer that has interrupted the lives of families in our community.  This race allows us to bring awareness to these children's fight, educate about childhood cancer, and help ease the burden on our friends who are raising their children in and out of the hospital.  Stay for the family friendly festival following the 5k.


About the Course

The course is set in the neighborhoods of Rutland and Cool Spring Forest off Route 301 in Mechanicsville, Virginia. All runners will be chip timed and finisher medals will be given to all participants.


Starting Times                                        

Gold Ribbon Kid’s Run   8:30 AM

ReeseStrong 5K Run/Walk  8:55 AM

Entry Fees   Thru 8/18  8/19-9/14   9/16-9/17

0 - 18              $15                $15                      $20

Everyone Else   $25                $30                      $35


Gold Ribbon Kid's Run

The Gold Ribbon Kid's Run will take place in the Rutland Common's Shopping Center.  Gold Ribbon Kid's Run participants can then run/walk in the ReeseStrong 5K at no additional cost.  

ReeseStrong 5K Youth Training Team

If your child is training to complete a 5K for the first time, trying to set a 5K PR, or getting in shape for fall sports, then join us for the ReeseStrong 5K training program.  This structured 7 week program will help youth ages 7 to 15 prepare for the September 19th ReeseStrong 5K.  Group training sessions will begin on Sunday, July 31.  Participants will be grouped by age and ability level from beginner to advanced. 


A variety of prizes and awards will be given out including recognition of the top 3 male and female 5K finishers.

To register or for more information, click here.

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