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Rev3 Run Rogue 5K and 1K Races

  • The Rev3 Run Rogue 5K and 1K are slated for Saturday, March 23, at the Fairfax Corner Shopping Center. Participants may walk or run a USATF-certified 5K course at 8:30 a.m., or participate in a 1K kids’ fun run at 8 a.m.

  • Both courses start and end in front of Coastal Flats restaurant. Strollers are allowed in the 1K, but no dogs in either race. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three male and female finishers, and the first-place winners will also receive coupons for a free pair of Brooks shoes.

  • Age-group awards will also be given, plus over-40 cash prizes. Registration is $30, 5K; and $15, 1K, ages 8 and under. There’ll be music, too, as well as Starbucks pastries and coffee. All finishers will receive a Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream cone, and every child in the 1K will get a medal. Participants and survivors receive commemorative T-shirts on which they may write the name of the person for whom they’re running.

  • Rogue Racers and Rev3 Adventures are putting on this fund-raiser. Rogue Racers is a Fairfax-based, running/triathlon club. Rev3 Adventures puts on adventure races in events including mountain biking, running and canoeing.

  • All proceeds will be split evenly between Life with Cancer www.http://lifewithcancer.org/ and Team BT for Accelerated Brain Cancer Cure http://www.abc2.org/. For more information or to sign up, go to http://www.runrogue5k.com.

— Bonnie Hobbs