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RVA Run For “Friends” 5K

Posted at 10:28 AM, Mar 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-18 13:06:06-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR): Lace up your running shoes and Run For Friends, Friends Association for Friends, an institution helping children and families in Jackson Ward for 140 years.

RVA Run For Friends 5K is the first 5K run entirely in Historic Jackson Ward. The 5K Saturday, March 22, will start and end at Abner Clay Park on Leigh Street,  registration begins at 8:45am and the race/walk starts at 9:30am rain or shone.Registration fee is $20 and is tax-deductible and comes with a r-shirt, complimentary water & post-race snack.

After the race the student government for VCU’s Medical School will host the Strauss Cup Field Day of fun and entertainment, a fun event with dunk tank, powder-puff football, moon bounce, dodge ball games, raffles, food and drinks. Free parking in and around Abner Clay Park, for more information visit,