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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, June 24th , 2017
8:00 AM……………....Registration opens at Longhouse shelter at Seneca Park
9:00 AM……………....5K run/walk begins
10:15 AM……………..Children’s Fun Run
10:30 AM……………...Award Ceremony
Overall Male & Female $100
Overall Masters Male & Female $50
1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group medals
CHILDREN’S FUN RUN
Free, no registration required
Javier Ortiz Rivera was born in Cayey, PR on September 7, 1984. He moved to Rochester, NY at the age of 7 along with his family. Upon graduating high school he enrolled in the US Marine early entry program. In September of 2010 Javier was deployed on his 2nd tour to Afghanistan and 4th total in his 9 years as a Marine. He achieved a rank of Staff Sergeant and Platoon Leader. On November 16, 2010 Javier was killed by an IED roadside bomb while on foot patrol in an Afghanistan province. Javier represents all of the fallen soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our Freedom. Javier 26, was survived by his wife Veronica and three children, Alyssa, Andrew, and Anthony.
The SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial 5K Race and Fitness Walk is sanctioned by USA Track and Field (USATF# NY12901KL). The race will start and finish at Trout Pond . For a map of the course, parking and directions visit www.prfestival.com.
- Water stop on course
- Digital display clock at finish
- Accurate mile course
- Computerized race results by PCR Timing
- Post race refreshments and fun
- Free entrance to PRFI Festival with proof of race bib (one night only) Festival at Frontier Field 7/26/2017.
- Shirts available for the first 200 registered
REGISTRATION PACKET PICK-UP
Registration and packet pickup is available at BURGOS Income Tax , 1816 Clinton Ave North, Rochester 14621
Friday, 6/23 from 10 am - 6 pm
Race Day Registration and packet pick up will begin at 8:00 am at Longhouse shelter at Seneca Park.
All proceeds from the SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial 5K Race and Fitness Wall will go to TAPS . Tragedy Assistence Program For Survivors. Families of fallen heroes. Go to taps.org for more information.
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Additional race information can be found at http://prfestival.com.