Held on the first Saturday in November in Charlottesville, this fundraising and awareness event draws 200-300 dedicated runners and supporters of the Shelter. After the 8:00 am race finishes, all runners are welcome to stay for a chance to win one of many grab bag prizes donated by area businesses.

22nd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Shelter


WHERE: Charlottesville Downtown Mall

COST: $25 before 10/16/18; $30 after and on race day. Long sleeved t-shirt only guaranteed to runners/walkers who have pre-registered by 10/16/18.

REGISTRATION: Online registration at RunSignUp.com, you can download a form here or pick one up at Ragged Mountain Running Shop. Race Day registration from 7:00 – 7:45 a.m. near Jefferson Theater. Entries accepted by mail on or before Nov. 1st and at Ragged Mountain Running Shop until 3 pm on Nov. 2nd.

PACKET PICKUP: Friday, 11/2/18, 8:30am-6:30pm, Shelter for Help in Emergency Community Outreach Center, 1415 Sachem Place, Cville 22901

AWARDS: Top 3 female/male overall and top 3 female/male masters finishers receive awards. All runners are eligible for Grab Bag prizes. Must be present to win.

FOR RACE INFORMATION OR INQUIRIES ABOUT SPONSORSHIP: Call 434-963-4676 or email Jenny Spangler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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