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5th Annual RJ Hess Memorial 5k

Event organized by UVA Army ROTC

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On April 23rd, 2013, 1LT RJ Hess was killed in the service of his country in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan. 1LT Hess was a graduate of the University of Virginia Army ROTC program and was respected as a genuine leader by his peers. In memory of 1LT Hess, UVa Army ROTC established the 1LT Hess Leadership Award and Scholarship, which will be presented annually to a Fourth Year Cadet who embodies the attributes of moral courage, integrity, and selfless service. By participating in the RJ Hess Memorial 5k, you can show your support for and help develop the future generations of the U.S. Army’s leaders.

General tickets are $15 per person. Check in begins at 8:30. Race will start at 9.

There will also be a shadow run for those who cannot make it in person but still would like to participate. Shadow run tickets are $5 for just the run and $15 to include a T-shirt.