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Run the Veterans’ Day 10K in Washington D.C. on November 12th to raise money to help single mothers by supporting First Shift Justice Project!


  • Event Details: The Veterans’ Day 10K is on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 8 a.m., starting and finishing at West Potomac Park, Washington D.C.

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

  •  Goal: There is no minimum fundraising commitment. Our collective goal is $10,000. Last year, First Shift raised $8000! 

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

  •  Sign up for the race! The race is on Sunday, November 12th, starting at West Potomac Park at 8 a.m. When you register, select “Join existing team.” Our team name is (predictably) Run Like a Mother!

  •  Join our fundraising team on Crowdrise! Under the “Donate” button on the right, there is a black button that says “Set up your fundraiser.” Click it to join the team! Note: This button may not be visible if you try to access the site from your phone.

  • 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 w 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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