Do It For the Kids Day 5K Walk/Run

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Peaks View Park

1147 Ardmore Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24502

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This is a community event open to all people, of any fitness level. DIFK Day 5K is a beautiful fall event designed with families in mind!

About this Event

Patrick Henry Family Services invites you to participate in the first annual Do It For The Kids Day 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, October 5, 2019!

Please come check out the Community Partners Expo during and after the race, presented by our co-host Power of We Lynchburg.

Thank you for coming alongside PHFS to deliver Help, Hope, and Healing to the children, adults, and families of Lynchburg.

Every dollar raised during the Do It For the Kids Day 5K will be spent on serving children and families and furthering community collaboration.


1147 Ardmore Drive

Lynchburg, VA US 24502


Ready...set...go! Run in Lynchburg’s most beautiful park setting!

This event begins and ends within the Peaks View Park grounds, winds through calming trails, and a peaceful river. Family-friendly course setting. Easy out and back, paved trail. Come join us!


5K: $25 (deadline Fri. October 4, 2019) || $30 (Race Day October 5, 2019)

Paper registration is not available for this event.

Registration fees are non-transferable & non-refundable. An entry can only be used for the person registered for the entry. Entries cannot be deferred to the following year or a future event.


9:00 am

Assisted Participants:

We are pleased to provide an opportunity for assisted participants to enjoy race day. An assisted participant is typically being pushed in a stroller "appropriate" for the event (ie.. hand break, tether, appropriate wheels). Both the participant being pushed and the pusher are required to register for this event. Assisted participants will start prior to the start and be ranked separately from the event. Both the pusher and assisted participant should indicate this classification during the registration process for our planning purposes.


Event t-shirts will be guaranteed to those registered by Friday, September 20, 2019.

T-shirt sizes- Adult sizes: 2XL, XL, L, M, S // Child sizes: L M, S


Packet Pickup is at Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Avenue, Friday, October 4th, 12:00-6:00 pm. Race Day packet pickup is 7:45-8:30 am at Peaks View Park, Ardmore Drive Entrance


Top Overall M/F, Top Overall Masters M/F, Top Finisher in each age group. Overall awards ranked on "gun" time / Age group results ranked on "chip" time.

*This is a Chip timed event, Disposable MyLaps Race Bib Technology will be used.


12 & under, 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & up. Age Group ranking based on "chip" time.


Check out the Community Partners Expo on site, race day! Our co-host, Power of We Lynchburg, is organizing this fun, family friendly resource for participants and spectators.


Volunteers are critical to the success of this event. If you are interested in making a difference as a volunteer please click HERE for more info and to register as a volunteer.

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T-shirt deadline is Friday, September 20, 2019

Walkers are welcome.

Entry fees are not refundable and may not be transferred.

Dogs and strollers are prohibited.

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Peaks View Park

1147 Ardmore Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24502

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