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Biggest Run for Schools Yet Unites 650+ Runners for F.C. Schools

330runforschoolsAll of the mascots from Falls Church City Public Schools were on hand to cheer on runners and walkers in the Falls Church Education Foundation’s annual Run for the Schools 5K run and one-mile walk. More than 650 participants, the biggest turnout in the history of the event, registered this year for the fundraiser, which nets funds to support FCEF and FCCPS programs throughout the school year. This year’s event brought in more than $18,000. Samia Akbar of Alexandria took first place overall with a time of 00:18:17 in the 5K, followed by Sergiy Tislin of Falls Church with a time of 00:18:48. (FCCPS Photo/Marybeth Connelly)