North Quincy Street - near the intersection of Wilson Boulevard
The 2nd Annual Acumen Solutions Race for a Cause™ 8K Race and and 1-Mile Fun Run to Benefit 12 Local Charities will take place October 17th in Arlington, VA.
The 1 mile format has been added this year to give families and young runners a chance to participate. The race gives all registrants the unique opportunity to choose their charitable preference by picking from the following organizations listed below.
• Boys and Girls Club – Alexandria-Olympic Branch
• Boys and Girls Clubs – Fairfax Branch
• Bridge to Freedom
• BUILD Metro DC
• Child & Family Network Centers
• E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
• For Love of Children
• Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena, Inc.
• Greenbrier Learning Center
• National Fatherhood Initiative
• The Women’s Center
• United for DC
Location: North Quincy Street - near the intersection of Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA
Date: Sunday, October 17, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM
8K Race Fees:
$30 through Packet Pick up October 16
$35 Race Day
1-Mile Fun Run:
$25 through Race Day
$15 through Race Day (No shirt)
The race will be on a fast out-and-back, flat course that begins and ends on North Quincy Street - near the intersection of Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, VA. The event is produced in partnership with Potomac River Running and runners of all levels, as well as walkers, are encouraged to participate.
For more detailed information and registration go to www.theraceforacause.com
Sponsoring organizations confirmed to date include:
Championship Level Sponsors
• AtlasAdvancement, Inc
• Jones Lang LaSalle
• The Meltzer Group
• Watkins Meegan LLC
• TMA Direct
• Tobin, O'Connor & Ewing
• Federal Title & Escrow Company
Medalist Level Sponsors
• Tysons Nissan Mazda
• Piedmont Investment Advisors, LLC
• SunTrust Bank
• The Advisory Board Company
Pacesetter Level Sponsors
• Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, P.C.
• Baird Automotive
• Bruce Rosenblum
• Enterprise Rent-A-Car
• RedPeg Marketing
• Schreffler Chiropractic
• Sparksoft Corporation
Community & In Kind Sponsors
• Atlantic Services Group, Inc.
• Daycon Products Company, Inc.
• Eventide Restaurant
• KTA Group
• Monumental Vending
• Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza
• SB Nation DC
• Spider Kelly's
• The Newport Group
• Whole Foods Market, Arlington
Over the years, Acumen Solutions has developed many innovative ways to encourage their employees’ support of non-profits in their communities. Acumen Solutions’ previous 10K road races and last year’s Acumen Solutions Race for a Cause 8K have contributed over $125,000 to benefit local nonprofits. The company has contributed over $1 million dollars to charitable causes since its inception.
A 90 second video of the 12 non-profit beneficiaries of this race discussing their involvement in the race is available at: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=6441307&lang=en. Please let me know if you would like me to send you a 30 or 90 second video of this in beta, DC pro, or an MP 3 or 4 digital format.
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Beginning to advanced Runners
$30 - $35
Contact Name: Elizabeth McNeil