POTOMAC RIVER RUNNING
4th Annual Burke Rockstar Run 8K
Proceeds to benefit
The Celebrate Cherie Scholarship Fund
8 a.m ■ April 28, 2013 ■ Burke, VA
What: The 4th annual Burke Center Rockstar Run will be an 8K course down Burke Center Parkway, in Burke VA. This is the only race of its kind in Burke.
Who: The race net proceeds will be donated to The Celebrate Cherie Scholarship Fund, an Annual Scholarship for a deserving area student attending a graduate level Physical Therapy program. For 2012 we anticipate approximately 1000 area runners. In addition, every runner also brings associated volunteers and spectators, making the total attendance much greater!
When: The event will be held Sunday morning, April 28th, 2013. The 8K will begin at 8:00AM with the 1-Mile Fun Run to follow. A post-race festival with music and awards ceremony will be held immediately following the race. This event is kid friendly!
Where: Burke, VA: 5175 Burke Center Parkway
For additional race information visit http://www.prraces.com/rockstar/.
The Rockstar Race benefits the Celebrate Cherie Scholarship Fund. Cherie Yadao, a physical therapist and manager for Commonwealth Orthopedics had her life cut short on August 29, 2009 at age 35 after a valiant fight against a rare cancer called extra pulmonary small cell carcinoma.
To the end, Cherie lived her life to the fullest and touched so many lives in the process. To know Cherie is to understand her favorite saying “Party like a Rockstar.” The Rockstar Run 8k/1 mile fun run/walk celebrates the essence of Cherie-her spirit of adventure, her tenacity, and her insatiable zest for life. Proceeds from this race will go to the Celebrate Cherie Scholarship Fund to help physical therapy students pursue their dream of helping others as Cherie did.
Image Credit: www.potomacriverrunning.com
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