Lace up those sneakers and get running to support our schools! This year, you get to pick the course. Our annual FCEF Run for the Schools event is now a virtual run and will take place anytime the weekend of September 12-13. All participants will receive a race shirt and other promotional items.
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.
5k: 18 & Over: $35
5k: 17 & Under: $15
1 Mile: 18 & Over: $35
1 Mile: 17 & Under: $15
Online registration will close on Saturday, September 12 at midnight. Please note any registrations after Wednesday, September 9 at midnight will have to pick up their packets at one of the designated times.
READY TO RUN: Run/walk anytime, on any course during the weekend of September 12-13. Once you finish, log back into the registration system, click the blue ACTION button found under the Run for Schools race and click "Log Results" to enter your time.
AWARDS: A virtual race is about the experience and raising money for a great cause. Instead of overall winners, awards will be chosen based upon photos posted to our social media accounts, Facebook/Instagram/Twitter
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(FCEFoundation on Twitter, fcefoundation on Instagram, or Falls Church Education Foundation on Facebook)
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** We've got spirit! Yes, we do! Best addition of school spiritwear
** We are family! Best family photo op
** You can go your own way! Best photo on most creative route taken
**Believe in your selfie! Best post-race selfie
PROCEEDS from RFS support the Falls Church Education Foundation and FCCPS.
PACKET PICK UP is Thursday, September 10th from 5-8 pm and Saturday, Sept 12th from 10 am - 2 pm at The State Theater (220 N. Washington Street, Falls Church, VA).
Shipping option: Participants are expected to pick up their packets during one of the times listed above. However, If you live out of the area or prefer to have your packet mailed, you will have the option to have your packet shipped to you for an additional cost.
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 2020-21 school year, please go to our website www.fcedf.org to donate. Thank you!
Sponsors include Apple Federal Credit Union, CBC, Debbie Hiscott for City Council, Family Medicine in Falls Church, Fit 4 Mom, Gilbane, Markon Solutions, New Editions Consulting, ROCK STAR Realty Group, Synaptitude Consulting, Viget, and The Young Group as well as recognition for long time city leader, Betty Blystone.