APK (Capt Andrew Pedersen-Keel) 5K

Sat November 3, 2018 Guilford, CT US 06437 Directions


$25 10:00AM EDT Registration ends November 1, 2018 at 8:00pm EDT


$25 10:00AM EDT Registration ends November 1, 2018 at 8:00pm EDT
Guilford Fair Ground
Lovers Ln
Guilford, CT US 06437

This is the 5th Annual APK 5K Run/Ruck/Walk and kids fun run in memory of Capt Andrew Pedersen-Keel. All proceeds of this year’s race will benefit the Special Forces Charitable Trust, Fisher House - West Haven, The APK Endowment Fund (Madison and Guilford Foundations), Spike's K9 Fund and Wounded Warriors Family Support.

The race will start and finish at Guilford Fairground and follows a certified, picturesque route. Access to the fairground is free and there will be plenty of opportunities for spectators to watch participants. Besides a 5K Run, there is also a 5K Ruck/Walk and a Kids Fun Run.

Long sleeved t-shirt to all run and ruck/walk participants and short sleeve shirt for kids (Limited to first 500 registrations. Sizes will be subject to availability)

Race Day Schedule

  • 08:00 am Registration Opens
  • 09:30 am Kids Fun Run
  • 10:00 am 5K Run - 5K Ruck/Walk start

Entry Fees

  • 5K Run - $25 ($30 on race day)
  • 5K Ruck/Walk - $25 ($30 on race day)
  • Kids Fun Run - $10

Please note: Attention Ruck Sack March participants!

Please bring a backpack with non-perishable food items with the following recommendations: for participants 150 lbs. and under – 10 lbs.; for participants over 150 lbs. – 20 lbs. The food donations shall be distributed to the Madison Food Pantry, The Guilford Food Pantry and The St George Food Pantry after the challenge.


Food Requests:

  • Coffee/Tea
  • Canned Soup
  • Rice
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly – in plastic containers
  • Baked Beans
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Granola Bars
  • Pasta
  • Juice – in plastic containers
  • Cereal


  • 5K Run - 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall male and female finishers Challenge coins for age group winners, (Under 13, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+)
  • 5K Ruck March/Walk 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall finishers 5K Ruck March/Walk 1st overall team/unit will receive a plaque with their name engraved . The plaque will remain in their possession until next year's Ruck March.

No rain date, entry fees are non-refundable.

The APK 5K is part of the soundRUNNER CT Race Series

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