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The Community Bridges 5K Run/Walk

Sat October 20, 2018 Charlottesville, VA US 22903 Directions

5K Run/Walk

9:00AM EDT
UVA Chemistry Building
409 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA US 22903

Thanks, friends and neighbors for participating in the first ever Community Bridges 5K! 

Your support meant so much to President Ryan and to the many service organizations, who will benefit from the $25,000 we were able to donate to the CNE. 

Our goal was to take some strides, no matter how small, towards bridging our community. We think, thanks to your overwhelming support, we were able to do just that as over 1500 of you joined together, on foot, as we celebrated through the wonderful neighborhoods of this historic new course. 

A few housekeeping items of note:

1. All age group placers may pick up your official "Run with Ryan" cinch bag and Ragged Mountain winter gloves after November 9th at the shop. 

2. Those who did not receive their shirt may also do so after November 9th at the shop. We thank you for your patience. 

3. Just started running or walking and would like to go beyond the 5K distance? Then please join me for the Charlottesville Track Club's popular 10 Miler Training Program and Men's Four Miler Training Program starting this Saturday. 

I do hope you enjoyed the event as much as we enjoyed preparing for it. On behalf of our wonderful race committee and President Ryan, I thank you for joining us for this historic debut event. Let's do it again next fall! 


Mark Lorenzoni, co-Race Director  

p.s. A call out to Dana Thiele for the wonderful race day photos.



The University of Virginia – in partnership with the Charlottesville Track Club and the local Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) – is proud to present the Community Bridges 5K Run/Walk in celebration of the inauguration of President James E. Ryan.

1988 Olympians Paul Ereng and Margaret Groos will join President Ryan and his wife Katie Ryan for this special event. All are welcome to participate, including runners, walkers or those who simply wish to donate. All proceeds will benefit the CNE.

All proceeds will benefit the Center for Nonprofit Excellence and its members. 
For your entry donation, you will receive a special commemorative white cotton t-shirt.

We encourage local schools, churches, and businesses to create Community Teams!

Free Parking will be available at Scott Stadium surface lot.
Parking at Memorial Gym/Newcomb Garage will be available for $2.50.

Registration Fee+:
$30 (8:00 pm Friday  - 8:15 am Saturday) 
+Students and children under the age of 18 save $5!

PLEASE NOTE: We will NOT allow dogs or strollers on the course. There are no refunds or transfers allowed.

Please read this important letter with final race instructions.

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