The 5th Annual Jack & Abby 5k Race for the NICU is coming soon. The race is scheduled for Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 8 am. The 2014 location is at Innsbrook North Shore Commons, 4951 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen, VA.
Jack and Abby Smith would have celebrated their 5th birthdays this June. The race is a way to celebrate in their honor and help other babies who are in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit fighting for life.
About the race
The race is a 5k run/walk/stroller and 1/2 mile kids fun run so it's perfect for the entire family. The event takes place rain or shine.
In addition to a traditional race, the event includes:
- Butterfly release honoring babies
- Fundraising prizes
- Jonathan the Juggler
- Moon bounce
- Snow cones
- Bonnie the Bunny
- Much more!
Fundraising goes a long way in helping babies in the NICU:
- $50 can pay for one month of a breast pump rental for a NICU mom
- $75 can pay for a pack n play for a baby to sleep safely when they go home
- $100 can pay for one night in a hotel for parents who live far away