2nd Annual Police Week 5K

2nd Annual Police Week 5K

Press release by Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office:

Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office will hold its second annual Police Week 5K Run/Walk Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 9 AM at the Three Flags subdivision.

97 runners and walkers participated in last year’s race, which raised about $1200 for the Virginia Public Safety Memorial Foundation to help with dedication events and perpetual maintenance expenses for the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial, where fallen law enforcement officers, including Constable Benjamin M. Nalls and Deputy George R. Lillard Jr. of Culpeper, are honored.

There will be a welcome ceremony at 8:30 AM at the community center (12340 Osprey Lane, Culpeper). Trophies will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers, and the top female and male finishers in the six age groups- 15 and under, 16-20, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50 and over- will receive awards. Ribbons will be awarded to all children participating.

The entry fee is $25 for participants who pre-register online (www.culpepersheriffsoffice.com) by Friday, May 15; race day registration is $30 and runs from 7:30 to 8:30 AM at the community center. All proceeds will benefit the Culpeper Sheriff’s Charitable Fund and the CCSO Chief’s Memorial Scholarship.