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SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial 5K Race/Walk


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Saturday, June 17th , 2023 8:00 AM……………….Registration opens at Longhouse shelter at Seneca Park 9:00 AM……………….5K run/walk begins 10:15 AM……………..Children’s Fun Run 10:30 AM………………Award Ceremony AWARDS Overall Male & Female $100, 2nd & 3rd place medals Overall Masters Male & Female $50 1st place age group medals NO DUPLICATION Participation Awards given out at FINISH LINE (for those who want them) CHILDREN’S FUN RUN Free, no registration required BIO Javier Ortiz Rivera was born in Cayey, PR on September 7, 1984. He moved to Rochester, NY at the age of 7 along with his family. Upon graduating high school he enrolled in the US Marine early entry program. In September of 2010 Javier was deployed on his 2nd tour to Afghanistan and 4th total in his 9 years as a Marine. He achieved a rank of Staff Sergeant and Platoon Leader. On November 16, 2010 Javier was killed by an IED roadside bomb while on foot patrol in an Afghanistan province. Javier represents all of the fallen soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our Freedom. Javier 26, was survived by his wife Veronica and three children, Alyssa, Andrew, and Anthony. COURSE INFORMATION The SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial 5K Race and Fitness Walk is sanctioned by USA Track and Field (USATF# NY12901KL). The race will start and finish at Trout Pond . For a map of the course, parking and directions visit RACE AMENITIES – First 150 registered get T-Shirt – Water stop on course – Digital display clock at finish – Accurate mile course – Computerized race results by Robin Hood Racing – Post race refreshments and fun – Free entrance to PRFI Festival (one night only) Festival at Frontier Field REGISTRATION PACKET PICK-UP Registration and packet pickup is available at BURGOS Income Tax , 1816 Clinton Ave North, Rochester 14621 Friday, 6/16 from 1pm – 6 pm 585-266-2680 Race Day Registration and packet pick up will begin at 8:00 am at Longhouse shelter at Seneca Park. All proceeds from the SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial 5K Race and Fitness Wall will go to TAPS . Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors. Families of fallen heroes. Go to for more information. NOTE: There is a processing fee of $2.50 when you register on-line. To avoid the fee you may register in person at 1816 Clinton Ave N.

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