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Our second annual PRAI 5K is for anyone wanting to run, walk, or crawl their way to the finish line!

The PRAI 5k is our second annual community fundraiser dedicated to raising funds for research and education into PANS & PANDAS; A childhood neuroimmune disorder that is estimated to effect as 1 in 200 children.

Race packet pickup:
Friday, October 5th 3pm-7pm
15785 WC Main St, Midlothian, VA 23113

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Post Race Party

Celebrate with us afterwards with free admission to the family-friendly event. Enjoy kids’ activities, characters and entertainment by School of Rock. Come learn about what PRAI is doing in the community.

Strollers and wheelchairs welcome!


Course Details

The PRAI 5k and Kids Fun Run will be held in Chesterfield, VA right off 288 at Westchester Commons Shopping Center. The course is pretty flat and easy to navigate.

Race Results: full results will be posted on commonwealthtiming.net within hours following the event.

Course map subject to change.

course map

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I bring strollers?

    Yes. This is a family friendly event. You may walk or run with strollers.

  • May we bring pets?

    No. Due to safety concerns, there are no animals allowed on the course.

  • Where can we park?

    Parking is available throughout The Village Green. When facing Regal Cinemas, there's plenty of space to the right to park. Handicap parking is available around The Village Green area.

  • What are the timeline of the events?

    Day of Registration begins promptly at 7:00am

    Kids Fun Run Starts promptly at 8:30am

    PRAI 5k starts promptly at 9am

    Awards Ceremony & after party: 10am

    Concludes: 11am

  • Where can I register?

    https://give.classy.org/PRAI500k

  • What is included in the registration price?

    Race bib; Race T-shirt; Race Swag; Post Race food & beverage; Free admission to our family-fun event

    Please note: T-shirts are NOT guaranteed for those who register the day before the event. All children will also get a participation medal.

  • Can someone else pick up my packet?

    Yes, a friend or family member may pick up your packet on race day or day before, with ID and previous notification.

  • Where do I pick up my race packet?

    Race packets can be picked up Friday, October 5th 3pm-7pm at WCC. Please pickup your t-shirt and registration packet at the tent on the Village Green behind Noodles and Company.

    15785 WC Main St, Midlothian, VA 23113

  • I cannot find an answer to my question?

    Please contact Jill Lemon at Jill.Lemon@praikids.org

  • Are walkers allowed in the 5K race?

    Yes, the course venue is wide roads and we welcome all walkers to come out and join the race.

  • How long is the kids fun run? What ages would you recommend?

    The Kids Fun run starts and ends on Main Street. It is .30 miles and is a flat road in the back of the shopping center at Westchester Commons. The runners will not be near any traffic. We suggest it be for children 8 and under.

  • Does the event have a rain date?

    No, the event will be held Saturday, October 6th rain or shine.

  • Can I get a refund of my race entry fee?

    We regret we cannot refund registration fees or transfer race registrations from one runner to another.

PRAI is a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code: Tax ID: #81-0744425 Contributions to the foundation are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.