APK (Capt Andrew Pedersen-Keel) 5K

November 4, 2023 Guilford, CT 06437 US Directions



11/04 10:00AM EDT


11/04 10:00AM EDT


111 Lovers Ln
Guilford, CT US 06437


This is the 10th Annual APK 5K Run/Walk & Ruck in memory of Capt Andrew Pedersen-Keel, with all proceeds going to benefit: Participants have the choice to take part in a live event at the Guilford Fairgrounds, 111 Lovers Ln, Guilford, CT on November 4, 2023 OR complete a 5K Run / Ruck at a time and location of their choice. The only limit is that you must complete the activity between October 28, 2023 and November 4, 2023.

Proceeds from this year's event will be used to provide support for the APK Charities Direct Assistance Program. This program is designed to provide direct financial and other support services to service members and their families, who are in need of emergency or hardship assistance.

Please Note: Registration for the live and virtual activities is exclusively online. Registration for the live event shall remain accessible until 9:50 am on race day morning. Virtual participants have until 12:00 pm on November 4, 2023 to register. 

Event Options

  • Live 5K - Run or walk.
  • Live Ruck March - Complete the 5K with attitude wearing a weighted backpack containing non perishable food items that will be collected after the event and donated to local food pantries.
    • We recommend pack weights of:
      • 10 lbs for participants  up to 150 lbs.; and
      • 20 lbs for participants over 150 lbs.
  • Virtual Run / Ruck - Complete a 5K any time, anywhere between October 28, 2023 and November 5, 2023.

Event Schedule

  • Virtual Ruck
    • Virtual participants can complete their run from October 28, 2023
    • Results may be posted via this site at any time between October 28 and 12:00 pm on November 6, 2022.
  • Live Event
    • Race day check in opens: 08:00 am on November 4, 2023
    • Race start: 10:00 am. Arrive early and be ready to rumble at 10:00 am sharp!

Race Entry

  • Live Event
    • 5K Run/Walk
      • $30 before October 2, 2023
      • $35 before October 30, 2023
      • $40 thereafter
    • 5K Ruck
      • $30 before October 2, 2023
      • $35 before October 30, 2023
      • $40 thereafter
  • Virtual Event
    • Virtual Run / Ruck
      • $30 before October 2, 2023
      • 35 before October 30, 2023
      • $40 thereafter
  • OR - Become a Fundraiser and raise a minimum of $150 to receive a $30 registration refund! 

Race Shirts

  • A long sleeved race shirt will be given to the first 300 registrants. Shirts for virtual participants will be mailed after November 4, 2023.
  • Shirt availability will be on a first come first served basis, preferred sizes are not guaranteed.

Refund Policy

  • Entry fees are non-refundable.


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