Race for Hope, 2015 RESULTS


Click for 10K results:  Hope10Kall  Hope10kwin

5K Results:  Hope5Kwin Hope5Kall

The 2015 Race for Hope 10K & 5K held on at the Mariners’ Museum Park in Newport News, VA. The race was held on Saturday, August 29, 2015.

The event was organized by Share HEART in Africa benefiting the children of Sierra Leone.  The race itself was conducted and results were generated by the Peninsula Track Club. Conditions were clear and sunny with temperatures in the 70s.  Both the 10K and 5K followed roads and paths within the Mariners’ Museum. The courses are not USATF certified. 300 runners entered the races (130 in the 10K and 170 in the 5K) 93 runners completed the 10K and 137 completed the 5K.

Notable performances include Ryan Carroll, 32 of Portsmouth VA who won both the 10K and 5K races: 33:47 in the 10K and 16:28 in the 5K. In the 10K, first woman was Jessica Riggs, 38 of Williamsburg VA with a time of 41:50 In the 5K, first woman was Kelly Rock, 15 of Chesapeake with a time of 20:57 Another notable performance was by Robert S White, 91 of Hampton VA with a time of 41:26 , good for 2nd Place for Men 70 & older.

Click to download/view race flyer:  Race for Hope flyer – Group Rates

Sat., Aug. 29 –  10K – 8 a.m.,  5K – 9:30 a.m.wport News, Va.

Contact: Saffiatu Harper (757) 358-7648
e-mail – sharper@shareheartinafrica.org


Thank you for your prayers and support of my recent trip to Sierra Leone.  I am looking forward to telling you all about it during the 2015 Race for HOPE 10K/ 5K/ 1-Mile Run/Walk on August 29th.

If you haven’t already registered, please register today and invite your friends and family.  We need your support to help change the lives of orphans in Sierra Leone, West Africa.

Kids are welcome!  Thanks to Calvary Assembly in Hampton VA, there will be face painting, balloons sculptures and a bounce house!

Entertainment Needed:  If you are an entertainer and would like to bless us with your talent, please let us know.

Sponsorship opportunity: If you have a business, we would like to invite you to be a sponsor for this event.  Sponsorship information is attached and can be filled out online at www.ShareHEARTinAfricaEvent.org.

If you decide to sponsor this event, please reply with your logo so we can list you as one of our sponsors.  Monetary donations can be made at: http://www.shareheartinafricaevent.org/3/adbook.htm

We would also like you to please post our event on your information board, and include it on your calendar, website, and mailings.

We look forward to welcoming you at the 2015 Race for HOPE!


Saffiatu Harper


2015 Race for HOPE 10K/ 5K/ 1-Mile Fun Run & Interactive


Website:  www.ShareHEARTinAfrica.org
Global Giving Campaigns:  http://goto.gg/18906

Mailing address:  P. O. Box 15692 | Newport News, VA  23608

404-310-2240 or 757-358-7648

 Thank YOU - Share HEART in Africa