APK (Capt Andrew Pedersen-Keel) 5K

Sat October 30 - Sat November 6 Guilford, CT 06437 US

This is the 8th Annual APK 5K Run/Walk & Ruck in memory of Capt Andrew Pedersen-Keel, with all proceeds going to benefit:

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak and social distancing restrictions, the 2021 APK 5K is a virtual event enabling participants to take part at a time and place that is convenient and safe. 

All registered participants will receive an APK signature long sleeved t-shirt (1) will be mailed out after race week. Registration will remain open until the final day of race week and results may be posted at any time up to and including November 12, 2021.

Event Descriptions

  • 5K - Run or walk a 5K route of your choice, record your time and post it via this web site.
  • Ruck March - Complete a 5K route of your choice with attitude wearing a weighted backpack.
    • We recommend pack weights of:
      • 10 lbs for participants  up to 150 lbs.; and
      • 20 lbs for participants over 150 lbs.

Event Schedule

  • Your 5k or Ruck March should be completed anytime between October 30, 2021 and November 6, 2021
  • Upon completion, up load you time via this web site under the RESULTS menu option. Results may be posted at anytime from November 1 through November 10.

Entry Fees

  • 5K Run/Walk - $30 
  • 5K Ruck - $30
  • Become a Fundraiser and receive a registration refund! 

Please note: Attention Ruck March participants!

A tradition of our Ruck event has been that participants wearing a pack, weighed down with non-perishable food items that are donated after the event to local food pantries. This year we are asking ruck participants to please consider adding a monetary donation amount to their registration in lieu of a food contribution.


  • Participants in both events will receive a long sleeve APK shirt (1).

Please note:

  1. Shirt availability will be on a first come first served basis, preferred sizes are not guaranteed.
  2. Entry fees are non-refundable.


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