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9th Annual - Baron “Deuce” P. Braswell II Braswell savethedate copy
Run/Walk Against Teen Violence 5K & Youth 1 Mile
Saturday, September 20th, 201

This run has been created to bring a continued awareness to the issue of teen violence, and the effects of teen violence on the victim, the families involved, the perpetrator and the community as a whole.

The event is designed to bring families and the community together, uniting for a cause and taking a Stand Against Teen Violence and violence in our community.

Baron was a sixteen year old Courtland High School student and varsity football player who was murdered on the 20th of January 2006. This senseless act of violence should not be forgotten. We as a community need to take a stand against teen violence, and not accept it as a part of our daily lives.

The run is a combination event. A 5K run/walk and a 1 mile fun run for kids 14 & Under, a raffle for prizes, guest speakers to provide dialogue on issues pertaining to teen violence, food, music, prizes, moon bounces and more.

The BPB II Run Against Teen Violence will be beneficial in several ways. It will honor Baron's memory, it will address issues of teen violence, it will positively impact the community and it will support the efforts of the Baron "Deuce" P. Braswell II Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund
awards scholarship's to assist college bound seniors who have excelled both academically and athletically and are graduates from the City of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George or Caroline County school districts.

Help us to educate our young while participating in an event that is both
beneficial to health, heart and mind.

5k Run/Walk
And Youth 1 Mile Fun Run
Youth 14 & Under 1 mile fun run starts at
8:00 am,
5k Run/walk will begin at 8:30 am

Course will be measured 5k course,
and Winning Chip timed by Race
Timing Unlimited

A Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix
Race Series - #9

Please Send Entry Forms to:
“Fredericksburg Area Running Club”
P.O. Box 3653
Fredericksburg, VA 22402

Please Send Donations to:
“Community Foundation of the
Rappahannock River Region”
ATTN: Baron P. Braswell II Memorial
Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 208
Fredericksburg, VA 22404 -0208
(Office) 540-373-9292

• Do NOT mail entries after September 15, 2014, remember that you can register at packet-pickup the day before the event
• Use entry form on reverse side of this page. Copies can be made. Please fill out the form completely and SIGN!
• Make checks payable to Fredericksburg Area Running Club and send to FARC, P.O. Box 3653, Fredericksburg, VA 22402
• You can also register online at or through the Fredericksburg Area Running Club’s
website Online registration closes September 17.
• Entry fees are non-refundable, and race will be held rain or shine
• For more information e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or check the Fredericksburg Area Running Club website at, or call (540) 834-2440

Race Fees
5k Run/Walk: Adults: $22.00 postmarked by September 6. After September 6 cost is $25.00. Race Day cost is $30.00.
5k Run/Walk: Students: 18 & U - $15.00 postmarked by September 6 (same fee for race day).
1-Mile Youth Fun Run: 14 & U - $10.00 postmarked by September 6 (same fee for race day).
T-shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered runners – no guarantee of shirt on race day if you register late!

Winning Chip Timing
5k timing is provided by Race Timing Unlimited. All chips will be picked up on race morning, and must be worn on ankle. No chip, No Time. All chips must be returned at the end of the race. If you do not return your chip, you will be charged a fee.

Open: The top 3 men and women open finishers receive cash prizes. First place: $200, second place: $150, third place: $100.
Masters (40+): Top male and female receive cash prize of $75 each.
Age Groups: The top 3 men and women in each of the following 5 year age groups will receive an award: 14 & U, 15-19,
20-24, continuing to 65 & over.
Youth 1 Mile Fun Run participants will receive a finishers medal.
School Spirit Award: The schools with the most participants will be awarded $1,000 (1st place), $500 (2nd), and $250 (3rd)
Refreshments for all participants and volunteers immediately after the athlete is finished.

Packet Pick Up & Late Registration: Late Registration, Race numbers and t-shirts may be picked up at VA Runner on Friday, September 19 (10 am – 6 pm). and Saturday (Race Day) at Courtland High School from 6:30 am -7:45 am (1 miler) and 6:30 am – 8:15 am for the 5k

Race day registration will be held at Courtland High School from 6:30 am - 8:15 am for the 5k, and 6:30 am -7:45 am for
the Mile Fun Run. Unclaimed packets will not be mailed to entrants.

Please arrive early to allow yourself enough time to complete the registration process.
Directions: From I-95 (North or South) – Exit 126B, Massaponnax, turn right at bottom of exit ramp Upon entering Route 1 turn right just a few feet prior to the 3rd stop light (Southpoint Pkwy) in the far right lane designated for right hand turns only (Chick Fil A is on right). Proceed North on Southpoint Pkwy to the second stop light. This is the intersection of Southpoint Pkwy and Courthouse Road. Turn left onto Courthouse Road and proceed West to the 6th stop light. This is the intersection of Courthouse Road and Smith Station Road. Turn left at the 6th light onto Smith Station road and the school is on the left hand side a little less than a mile away. The High School sits about 3/4 mile off of the road in between that administration building and Courtland Elementary.

Important Information: To ensure runner safety, unregistered runners, unauthorized vehicles, bicycles, skateboards, roller skates and roller blades, and running with dogs are prohibited on the course. Baby joggers allowed for walkers only.

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Pouches' Community Corner

Pouches Visits the Past


If Pouches' experience at History Camp is any indication, your son or daughter will enjoy joining Washington Heritage Museums and the George Washington Foundation for History Camp in Fredericksburg. The week-long day camp will be held June 25-29, from 9:00 a.m. to noon each day.

Young historians discover American history with hands-on experiences as they walk in the footsteps where the history of Fredericksburg, and a budding America, was created. The camp complements the history taught in classrooms with activities such as soap making, code breaking, colonial crafts, penmanship and much more.