U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Site Launch
11th Annual RUN! GEEK! RUN! 5k
RUN! GEEK! RUN! presented by Ironistic and Hudson Studio, announces this year’s benefactor – the Alexandria Seaport Foundation (ASF).
Kathy Seifert, Executive Director of the Alexandria Seaport Foundation(ASF) said she “is delighted to be the beneficiary of the upcoming annual 5k race, RUN, GEEK, RUN, created to support a local non-profit and raise awareness for its mission and programs.” The 11th annual RUN! GEEK! RUN! 5K road race will be held at 8:30 a.m. on September 23, 2018, in the Potomac Yard area of Alexandria, Virginia.
Ironistic and Hudson Studio firmly believe in small businesses supporting their local community. With participation from runners and sponsors, who have roots in the Northern Virginia and the DC area, RUN! GEEK! RUN! will raise money to support Alexandria Seaport Foundation(ASF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. ASF provides the educational, career and life skills necessary for young people to secure and maintain employment and become productive members of their communities.
Participants in the 2018 RUN! GEEK! RUN! 5K will receive a t-shirt and souvenir “geek” glasses. Bobblehead trophies will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers; top three master’s male and female finishers, as well as the top three finishers in 13 different age groups. The top three corporate and community teams will also receive awards. RUN! GEEK! RUN! is a USATF Certified 5K course, you can view the course map online here.
All fitness levels are welcome to participate in the 11th annual RUN! GEEK! RUN! 5K, you can run as a team or solo – we have a training program online courtesy of Sue Himes to help prepare you for the race. If you’re not a runner you can sign up to volunteer here. Volunteer’s will assist with handing out water, cheering on racers, and providing support at the finish line.
Early bird registration is open! Sign-up on the RUN! GEEK! RUN! website as an individual or a team. All proceeds will go to the Alexandria Seaport Foundation to run (or walk) in the 5K.
This year, the RUN! GEEK! RUN! 5K race will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. The race will take place in Alexandria, VA, with the starting line between George Washington Middle School and the Braddock Road Metro
Sponsorships for this event provide companies and organizations the opportunity to give back to the local community, as well as gain visibility. All corporate sponsors will have their company logo displayed on the race website, banner, and
t-shirts. More information about sponsorship opportunities is available on the website.
To date, the following sponsors have committed for this year’s race: HudsonLake, Axis Research, National Media, Purple Strategies, TD Bank, Focus Data Solutions, InSite Wireless Group, Royal Jester Apparel, Veatch Charitable Fund, The Zebra Press, Inspiration, METIS SIX, Virginia Paving Company.
To learn more about RUN! GEEK! RUN!, please visit: https://rungeekrun.com
Ironistic (ironistic.com) is a full service, online development and marketing firm. Founded in 2012, but with industry experience going back to 1996, Ironistic delivers innovative website development services and effective online marketing solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. From small brochure websites to custom portals, Ironistic services include strategy and consulting, website/app design and development, online marketing and search engine optimization, and Web hosting and maintenance.
About Hudson Studio
Hudson Studio (hudsonstudio.com) is a small, woman-owned graphic design firm built on the fundamentals of combining compelling visual communications with excellent customer service. Hudson Studio strategizes and delivers pieces based on clients’ needs — not today’s trends. They have local and national, big and small, nonprofit and for-profit clients with a wide range of needs, time zones and deadlines. Creating award-winning works from advertisements to exhibits to identities to publications in a creative and energetic atmosphere is what we do best.
About Alexandria Seaport Foundation (ASF)
The Alexandria Seaport Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which was established in 1982 to honor the city’s maritime heritage and culture. In 1993, ASF shifted its focus to serving at-risk youth through adult mentoring, project-based learning and the building of wooden boats.
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