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Annual Patriots’ Cup 5K race event set to benefit Arc

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The Arc of Northern Virginia presents the 36th annual Patriots’ Cup 5K road race on Saturday, May 31 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Springfield Town Center (formerly Springfield Mall). More than 250 runners, representing 27 corporate and community teams (to date) will compete in the 5K event. There is also a one-mile accessible course for walkers.

Teams of 5-7 runners are invited to participate in the run to support this worthy cause. Team participation also can boost employee morale, promote a culture of fitness, and demonstrate the company’s commitment to the community. One team registration is $500. To register your team for the 5K run, contact Howard Stregack, Director of Development, at, or 703 208 1119.

Walkers can register online at The walker registration fee is $25 and all proceeds benefit The Arc of Northern Virginia. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome for the walk.

Registrations for both teams and individual walkers will be accepted until Friday, May 30, however participants are urged to sign up as soon as possible. Complete information about the Patriots’ Cup event and a course map are available at . This year the Patriots’ Cup is hosted and held in conjunction with the Springfield 15K/5K and Springfield Days.

The Patriots’ Cup Corporate Challenge is one of The Arc of Northern Virginia’s major fundraisers, helping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to lead a more independent life. The Arc of Northern Virginia serves over 16,000 individuals with I/DD and their families in Arlington and Fairfax Counties, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church.



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