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YOU’RE INVITED to be a part of the biggest community event in Manassas Park!
Over 500 supporters from across all 50 states and 5 continents joined us last year for our first-ever virtual literacy run! This year Manassas Park City Schools is poised to have an even LARGER event!
We are uniting our community through another globe-spanning virtual race!
From May 1 - May 9, participants will have the opportunity to choose a day, time, and course for their 5k or 1 mile run.
Proceeds from the event will continue to go toward purchasing print and digital resources to enhance literacy and integrate mathematics, science, and social studies learning on our campuses.
That's okay! If you are walking at a comfortable pace, 1 mile would be about 20 minutes long and a 5k, which is 3.1 miles, would then take you about 1 hour.
Yes, but please be mindful of the Center for Disease Control (CDC)'s recommendations for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html) Remember to stay 6 feet apart should you come into contact with any other pedestrians during your virtual race.
No, in order to keep things simple for participants we are not requiring or keeping track of times for either race.
No, that is up to you! Since we are not keeping track of times, if you would like to break up the 5k or 1 mile race, you can!
Any photos that you would like to be added to the race website and division page can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also post your photos on social media and use the event hashtag - #MPCSrun.
Registration fees will go towards the purchase of print and digital resources to enhance literacy and integrate mathematics, science, and social studies learning on our campuses.
Unfortunately, we are not able to do t-shirts for participants this year, as the cost for shipping each t-shirt is not feasible. After the race, we will be sending commemorative race magnets to all registered 5k and 1 mile participants.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.mpark.net/our-schools/manassas-park-elementary-school/student-life/cougar-literacy-run.
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