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Round Robinson 5K

                 

2014 Round Robinson 5K General Information...


WHEN: Sunday, November 9, 2014 --  Race Start Time is 8:30 a.m.

 

WHERE: Robinson Secondary School
(5301 Sideburn Rd. in Fairfax, VA 22032)


General Registration is NOW OPEN...

Click here to register!

Registrations received by Sunday, November 2, 2014 will be guaranteed a commemorative t-shirt.
Online registrations will be accepted until Noon on Friday November 7, 2014.

On-site Late Registration will be available during packet pick up and on race day from 7:00-8:00 am. 
All registration fees are non-refundable. See you at the start!

SCROLL DOWN for VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES and NEEDS!

ABOUT THE RACE
The 2014 Round Robinson 5K is a community event open to any runners or walkers. The proceeds benefit Robinson Crew Booster Club and the Robinson Crew Team.
Our goal is 500 runners and $5,000 in sponsors ($5K for the 5K). Rowers receive 1 point for every $10 in sponsorship they bring in. Please share this page and ask your friends and local businesses to participate and become a sponsor.

Robinson Crew is recognized as a varsity sports team, but, it receives no financial assistance from the Fairfax County Public School System, Fairfax County, or the State of Virginia. 
Robinson rowers and parents volunteer thousands of hours each year so that our student-athletes can participate in this exciting activity which builds not only strong bodies, but also teamwork and mental discipline. It costs approximately $1,900 per rower to cover the equipment, coaches’ salaries and other fees needed for a successful season.  Robinson Crew Booster Club is a non-profit organization.

COST TO RUN
The general registration fee is $30.00 per runner. On-site registrations received during packet pick up on Saturday, November 8 and on race day will be charged a fee of $40.00.  Register early to receive a commemorative t-shirt.

PACKET PICKUP & LATE REGISTRATION:
Runner Packets and T-shirts will be available for pick on Saturday, Novembe
r 8th Specific details will be posted in late October.

COURSE:
This is a certified 5K course. Runners and walkers will follow a course through neighborhood streets around Robinson Secondary School.  The course map will be posted in late October.  There is no "rain date." The event will be held rain, shine, snow. In the case of significantly inclement weather, we reserve the right to alter components of the event or course to address safety concerns, or potentially cancel the event.  In such situations, there will be No Refunds of entry fees. Each registrant must accept any such risk of their entry fee.

AWARDS AND PRIZES:
Award certificates and prizes will be presented to the top 3 overall male and female finishers of the race.
Additional award certificates and prizes will presented to the first and second male and female finishers in each of the following age categories:

13 and under  /  14-19  /  20-29  /  30-39  /  40-49  /  50-59  /  60 and over

PRE-RACE ACTIVITIES:
Pre-race activities will kick off at 8:00 with a flag salute and the singing of The National Anthem, followed by a pre-race warm stretch and warm up.

POST RACE ACTIVITIES:
Refreshments will be served to all participants immediately following the race.  Awards and prizes will be given out at this time. 

TIMING:
Racing timing will be done by RaceDC Timing.  The ChronoTrack timing system will be used to score the race. The system will use a disposable B-tag (Bib-tag),
which will be secured to each runner's bib and records the exact time a runner crosses the finish line.

QUESTIONS:
Please e-mail our race coordinator, Cindy Gagnon.   5Kinfo@robinsoncrew.org


Become a Sponsor!

The Robinson crew team needs to reach out to our community to ensure the continued success of our crew program. The funding for our crew team is provided by generous business leaders and wonderful families who recognize the importance of funding such a challenging and rewarding activity for our hardworking and dedicated boys and girls crew team. The Robinson Crew Boosters would appreciate your sponsorship for our Round Robinson 5K and are grateful for any level you choose to provide. Your sponsorship is tax deductible.

Sponsor Form (Download)
Sponsor Tax Letter (Download)
How to Get Points for Securing Sponsorships
We need your help to get the word out to potential sponsors and runners! For every sponsor that a Robinson Crew member secures for the race, you will receive one point per $10 that sponsor donates. For every runner that names a Robinson Crew member on his/her registration, you will receive one point.  Please provide both the Sponsor Form and Sponsor Tax Letter to potential sponsors.
For more information about Sponsorship and race points, contact Beth Guilding at guldinge@cox.net

Volunteer Opportunities
Everyone’s help is needed to support our 17th Annual Round Robinson 5K race! 

Use the links below to sign up for opportunities to volunteer or make a donation.

Saturday, November 1 at the Robinson Market Place:   Volunteers should wear their crew spirit wear to promote our program.   You will be responsible for handing out information about our race, accepting paper based runner registrations, and answering general questions about the Robinson Crew program.
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4eaba728a13-robinson


Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9:   There are still volunteer opportunities available to help prepare for the race and support operations on race day.  This event requires a significant amount of manpower, please volunteer!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4eaba728a13-race2


We Need Donations of SmashBurger Gift Cards! 
All other slots are filled – THANK YOU!!!  Gift cards need to be turned into Cindy Gagnon by this weekend.  You can drop them off at our table at the Robinson Market Place.  
Email:  cgpatsfan@verizon.net
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4eaba728a13-round


NEW!!!  Water and Fruit Donations are Needed!  These refreshments will be provided to runners.
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4eaba728a13-water