Jefferson School to hold Dirty Bird 5K Run/ 2.5K Walk May 8

Proceeds to benefit scholarship fund
Runners and walkers take to the trails at the 2013 Dirty Bird 5K Run. SOURCE SUBMITTED
April 22, 2014

Kick up some dirt on The Jefferson School’s nature trail at 22051 Wilson Road in Georgetown at the Dirty Bird 5K Run/2.5K Walk at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 8. Proceeds fund scholarships to help children from all income levels attend the nonprofit, pre-K through eighth grade school lin Georgetown. The Jefferson School’s nature trail meanders through the serene forest, along two ponds, and around the school’s country scenery.

The entire community is welcome to run or walk or to just come by to take a peek to see what The Jefferson School has to offer. There will be refreshments, music, and prizes to guarantee fun for the whole family. While wheelchairs and strollers are welcome, pets are not.

Participants who preregister by Friday, April 25 will be guaranteed to receive a Dirty Bird race T-shirt. Preregister prior to the race date at to receive the early bird discount of $20. Registration fees will increase to $30 the day of the race.

There are no refunds for this race, which takes place rain or shine. If hazardous conditions such as lightning are imminent, the race may be delayed or cancelled. Race registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

Those who cannot run or walk can contribute to the cause by signing up for No Show Registration. Supporters can also help by sponsoring the event. Sponsorship opportunities  are available to individuals and businesses by contacting The Jefferson School at 302-856-3300 or

Current sponsors of the Dirty Bird 5K Run/2.5K Walk include coach Nancy Berg, Calloway Services LLC, DJ Intensity, Domino’s Pizza (Georgetown & Milton locations,) Kick n’ Chicken, New Balance and Road ID.

For further information, to preregister, or to sponsor this event, visit, call 302-856-3300, or email

To learn about enrollment openings, contact Head of School Connie Hendricks at 302-856-3300 or visit


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