The fourth annual Krit Classic 5K road race will take place on Sunday, June 3 at 9 AM in Andover, MA to benefit the Krit Kearins Memorial Scholarship Fund. The race will begin at Andover High School and finish back at the school after a race encompassing the surrounding vicinity. New this year is a 1K race on the school track that’s perfect for kids and begins at 8:30 AM. All ages and skill levels are invited to join in the race – either walking or running – simply to enjoy great community time and a wonderful cause.
The Krit Kearins Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Kristin “Krit” Kearins who passed suddenly during a bicycle accident in 2008 on the way home from her position at the Children’s Hospital in Boston. In just 26 years, Krit accomplished many things, having been an outstanding athlete and Andover High School and graduated with her B.A. in Early Childhood Development. The scholarship fund, raises money each year to support a senior athlete at Andover High School who demonstrates the same sportsmanship and energetic spirit as the fund’s namesake.
Race entry is just $25 for the 5K leading up to the race then $30 the day of. The childrens’ 1K race is just $5. To register, pleave visit the website. If you cannot race but would like to submit a charitable donation to the fund, please visit the Krit Kearins Classic website or email Pam Sheehy at email@example.com.