Held on the first Saturday in November in Charlottesville, this fundraising and awareness event draws 200-300 dedicated runners and supporters of the Shelter.  After the 8:00am race finishes, all runners are welcome to stay for a chance to win one of many grab bag prizes donated by area businesses.

23rd Annual 5K Run/Walk for Shelter

WHERE: Charlottesville Downtown Mall

COST: $25 before 10/15/19; $30 after and on race day. Long sleeved t-shirt only guaranteed to runners/walkers who have pre-registered by 10/15/19.

REGISTRATION: Online registration at https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Charlottesville/5KRunWalkforShelter, you can download a form here or pick one up at Ragged Mountain Running Shop. Race Day registration from 7:00 – 7:45 a.m. near Jefferson Theater. Entries accepted by mail on or before Oct. 31st and at Ragged Mountain Running Shop until 3 pm on Nov. 1st.

PACKET PICKUP: Friday, 11/1/19, 8:30am-6:30pm, Shelter for Help in Emergency Community Outreach Center, 1415 Sachem Place, Cville 22901

AWARDS: Top 3 female/male overall and top 3 female/male masters finishers receive awards. All runners are eligible for Grab Bag prizes. Must be present to win.

FOR RACE INFORMATION OR INQUIRIES ABOUT SPONSORSHIP: Call 434-963-4676 or email Jenny Spangler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..