Run For Ryan Memorial Run

Sat July 9, 2022 Dayville, CT 06241 US Directions
Events

5K

9:30AM EDT

Walk

8:00AM EDT
Description

This is a family friendly 5K Run/Walk event in honor of Ryan French. Ryan was a resident of Thompson and a student in the Ag-Ed Program at Killingly High School. While at KHS, Ryan was a 3-year Varsity runner in Cross Country, 2-year Varsity runner in Outdoor Track, an ECC All-Star in both sports, and a Scholar Athlete. Ryan had a significant impact on the people around him, both young and old alike. Ryan possessed many good qualities and core values including leadership, motivation, dedication, sportsmanship, and pride in all that he did both on, and off, the Cross Country trails. The proceeds from this race will be going into the “Ryan French Memorial Scholarship Fund” which provides Scholarships to well deserving Killingly Ag-Ed Seniors going onto higher education.

Entry Fees:

  • Run or Walk
    • Over 18 yrs - $25 before July 4, 2022 then $30
    • 18 yrs and under - $20 before July 4, 2022 then $25
  • Kids Fun Run - FREE

Note: Entry is via online registration ONLY. Registration shall remain open until 9:15 on race day.

Event Schedule

  • Race day check in opens - 07:15 am
  • Walk start - 8:00 am
  • Kids Fun Run - 9:00 am
  • Run start - 9:30 am

Awards:

  • Top male and female overall
  • Top three male and female age group winners:
    • 11 yrs and under
    • 12-15 yrs
    • 16-19 yrs
    • 20-29 yrs
    • 30-39 yrs
    • 40-49 yrs
    • 50-59 yrs
    • 60+ yrs
  • $50 cash awards shall be given to any male or female who establishes a new course record.
    • The current records are:
      • Men - 16:42 (Daniel Stevens, 2019)
      • Female - 19:19 (Brandy LeClair, 2019)

Tee-Shirts:

  • A race shirt will be provided to all run / walk entrants registering by June 11, 2022. Thereafter shirts will be subject to availability.

 

Ryan French Memorial Scholarship Fund

Ryan French was a resident of Thompson and a student in the Ag-Ed Program at Killingly High School who sadly passed away in 2017. While at KHS, Ryan was a 3-year Varsity runner in Cross Country, 2-year Varsity runner in Outdoor Track, and ECC All-Star in both sports, and a Scholar Athlete. Ryan had a significant impact on the people around him, both young and old alike. Ryan possessed many good qualities and core values including leadership, motivation, dedication, sportsmanship, and pride in all that he did both on, and off, the track and cross-country trails. The proceeds from this event will be going into the “Ryan French Memorial Scholarship Fund” which provides Scholarships to well deserving Killingly Ag-Ed Seniors going onto higher education. 

Since its inception in 2017, the Ryan French Memorial Scholarship Fund has provided a total of $12,400 in Scholarships to 21 Ag-Ed Seniors. We look forward to continuing to award these Scholarships, and honor Ryan’s memory, for many years to come. 

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