Jake’s Pack Virtual 5K run-walk in memory of Michael ‘Jake’ Burkhardt

Milford. The Jake Pack’s Virtual Run will be held from Friday until Sunday. Runners will do their run and have to submit it by the end of the day Sunday.

07 Jul 2020 | 10:23

    Jake’s Pack Virtual 5K Run-WalkIn Memory of Michael “Jake” Burkhardt will be held from Friday until Sunday and registration will be online.

    The run is held in memory of Michael “Jake” Burkhardt, who was killed in an automobile accident on Jan. 25, 2016. Jake was active young man who enjoyed hiking, campfires, listening to music and spending time with his friends. Jake will be remembered as a kind and happy person with a great smile. He always knew when someone needed help and was always there to help.

    The race was started by Jake’s family and friends as a way to keep Jake’s memory alive by supporting what was important to him.

    Proceeds will be used to support the Michael “Jake” Burkhardt Memorial Student Leadership Fund which supports scholarships for high school students looking to pursue degrees in science and environmental studies.

    Starting on Friday July 10, at midnight run/walk your 5K race (3.1 miles) at any point before the 10 p.m. cut of on Sunday ,July 12, and submit your results using the Submit Results button above. Track your run with running apps such as Garmin, Strava and MapMyRun etc. Your race should not have negative elevation gain.

    You are permitted to run the race on a treadmill at least at a 1% incline. Runners and Walkers are encouraged to use Lacawac’s trails!

    Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines while competing in this event.

    The registration for the trail run is $25 and the ewalk is $20. Participants will be mailed a Lacawac personalized gift as a thank you for participating and supporting the Michael Jake Burkhardt Memorial Fund. T-shirts also available for purchase (donation).

    For more information Phone 570-689-9494 or email craig.lukatch@lacawac.org.