Monday, July 17, 2017

Boys Home 5K Walk/Run on Sept. 9

Boys Home of Virginia invites you to join us for our 1st Annual Walk/Run 5K and FREE Kids' Fun Run in Roanoke, Virginia. This event will take place on Saturday, September 9 at the Roanoke River Greenway, Wasena Park. The Kids' Fun Run will begin at 8:45 a.m., followed by the Walk/Run 5K at 9:15 a.m. Early registration will be $25 until August 8. From August 9 until September 9, registration will be $30. The registration fee includes a free T-shirt and "swag bag."
Boys Home is encouraging a friendly competition amongst the churches! We invite and challenge you to create teams. If you wish to participate in a group with your church, you may select it when you register at If your church is not listed, contact us (Lauren Ward at  or 540-965-7714) and we will add the church. Church groups will compete at two levels: 1) overall finish among the top four participants in each group, and 2) total contributions raised for Boys Home of Virginia through race registrations, sponsorships, and donations. Winning church will receive a pizza party! Click here for a poster and bulletin insert. 
Proceeds from the race will help fund the construction and renovation of two elementary school classrooms on the Boys Home of Virginia campus in Covington, VA.