Race for Usher Syndrome 4K

Event Info

Date: September 14, 2019

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Distance: 4K

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Hidden Valley High School
5000 Titan Trail
Roanoke, VA 24018


Sep 14, 2019
7:00AMPacket Pickup
8:00AMRace for Usher Syndrome 4K Starts (Open Race)
8:45AMGirls' Middle School 4K Race Starts
9:30AMBoys' Middle School 4K Race Starts
10:00AMGirls' Varsity 5K Race Starts
10:45AMBoys' Varsity 5K Race Starts
11:30AMCombined JV 5K Race Starts


The race is taking place on September 14, in honor of Usher Syndrome Awareness Day on September 21st, which is in honor of the Equinox. This is done because the Equinox represents a time of going into darkness, which is what the life of someone with Usher syndrome is like. We are going into a time of more darkness as we progressively lose more vision. This race is taking place before the Clash With the Titans cross country meet my school and team host.

This is the second year this race is being put on, last year was an amazing success and I'm super excited to put it on again. We raised almost 7,000 dollars which was way beyond the goal we had set, 500 dollars. This year our goal is 5,000 dollars and to get there will take a lot more but i believe with the support of everyone we can meet it.

It will be a 2.5 mile race at the beginning of the XC meet. It starts at 8 am, so the best time to get there is 7:30 am to make sure you have time to park and get everything. For safety reasons, every person who runs has to sign a waiver, if you are younger than 18 a parent has to fill it out.


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