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Run the Veterans’ Day 10K in Washington D.C. on November 10th to raise money to help working mothers by supporting First Shift Justice Project!


  • Event Details: The Veterans’ Day 10K is on Sunday, November 10, 2018 at 8 a.m., starting and finishing at West Potomac Park, Washington D.C. There is also a 2-Mile Tidal Basin Fun Walk that begins at 8:15 a.m.!

  •  Fee: The 10K race fee is $35 (before 10/19), paid to Pacers Running at the time of registration for the race. The fee for the 2-Mile Tidal Basin Walk is $20.

  •  Goal: There is no minimum fundraising commitment for individuals. Our collective goal is $6,000!

  • Form a Team: If your office would like to form a team and commit to raising or donating at least $1000, we’ll include the name of the organization on our annual Running Like a Mother T-Shirt! Commitments must be received by October 1st October 11th (deadline extended!) for inclusion on the t-shirt. Sign up here.

How do I sign up? Here’s how you do it!

  • Let your family and friends know you are running as a fundraiser and ask them to sponsor you by donating to First Shift Justice Project! In the weeks before the race, we will send you email templates and other information to help you fundraise.


Even if you decide not to run, you can DONATE or help us recruit runners! Please spread the word about this event to everyone you know!

Will I get a t-shirt? Heck yes! T-shirts will be available to all team members who raise at least $100.

Questions?: Please contact us at 240-241-0897 or lbrown@firstshift.org with any questions. Thanks for your support!

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