Round Robinson 5K is a community event open to any runners or walkers. The proceeds benefit Robinson Crew Booster Club, the Robinson Crew Team, and Special Operations Warrior Foundation. http://specialops.org/
Robinson Crew is recognized as a varsity sports team, but, it receives no financial assistance from the Fairfax County Public School System, Fairfax County, or the State of Virginia. Robinson rowers and parents volunteer thousands of hours each year so that our student-athletes can participate in this exciting activity which builds not only strong bodies, but also teamwork and mental discipline. It costs approximately $1,900 per rower to cover the equipment, coaches' salaries and other fees needed for a successful season. Robinson Crew Booster Club is a non-profit organization.
A portion of the proceeds from the race will be donated to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full financial assistance for a post-secondary degree from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical, or trade school; as well as educational and family counseling to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line of duty. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation also provides immediate financial assistance to severely-wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel and their families. Robinson Crew is also Keep Reading