6:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 24, 2022
This year, the 29th Annual Ashburn Farm 10K| 5K | 2k run is raising funds for the local regional and international missions of Crossroads UMC. Crossroads serves children and families in Ashburn, Loudoun County, DC, Guatemala and Uganda.
~ 23-year relationship supporting students in Uganda
~ Friendship Bridge – offering financial assistance to folks in Loudoun County experiencing a temporary financial crisis
~ Warming the homeless – a mission to provide Coats and Boots to the unhoused in DC and in Loudoun County.
~ School break bundles – helping to provide food for children who are food insecure and may not have food at home during school holidays
~ Thanksgiving Baskets – providing food for a traditional Thanksgiving meal to children and their families in DC and Loudoun County
~ Bells and Lights – a mission where Crossroads families can help provide Christmas gifts to local families
~ 7-year relationship building simple homes for families in Guatemala
~ English as a Second Language (ESL) classes offered twice a year
Become a sponsor
Donate: Food, Water, or Door Prizes
Volunteers needed! Race Day and Before. Sign up online or sign up Sunday mornings at Crossroads.
Course Setup: Staging equipment and placing signs in preparation for race day.
Wednesday November 23
Thursday November 28
Course Marshals/Flaggers - Training provided to help provide traffic control on race courses (must be 18 years old).
Course Sentry - Provide directions to runners at starting line and on 2K course.
T-Shirt and Race Bag Prep - Help sort t-shirts Tuesday Evening November 22.
Wednesday Registration and Packet Pickup - 3 shifts as runners register and pickup their registration packet:
1:30 - 4pm
3:30 - 6pm
5:30 - 8pm
Thursday Registration and Packet Pickup -
6:45 to 8am.
Food Prep -
Wednesday November 23 6pm - Prep and stage the food and water for runners
Thursday Race Day - prepare coffee pre-race and stage food for runners once the races begin
Water Stop - Race Day -
On 10K Race - Prepare cups of water at the 3 mile mark of the 10K race and hand to runners.
Finish Line - hand bottles of water to finishing runners
Photographer - help record race day activities
Clean-up - Help clean up the building and grounds of Crossroads post race.
Please contact Jen Score with any questions.
Today's Blessing of the Pets has been postponed due to the weather forecast. The new date is Sunday, October 2nd!