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Officer Stephen Arkell Community 5k

Brentwood, NH, Sat May 12, 2018

Presented by The Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Fund and The Brentwood Police Association
  • Online Registration Deadline: Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12:00 NOON ET

Select Your Category

Category Fee
Adult (13+) 5k
$35
Kids (12 & Under) 5k
$0

Event Items

Donate to The Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Fund 100% of proceeds to benefit the Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Scholarship.
Options Amount
Donation
MEN'S Dry Fit Short Sleeve Race Shirt in Green Purchase additional Men's shirts here. This years race shirt will be green.
Options Quantity Price Each
Men's Small x $10.00
Men's Medium x $10.00
Men's Large x $10.00
Men's XL x $10.00
Men's XXL x $10.00
Men's XXXL x $10.00
Men's XXXXL x $10.00
WOMEN'S Cut Dry Fit Short Sleeve Race Shirt in Green Purchase additional Women's shirts here.
Options Quantity Price Each
Women's Small x $10.00
Women's Medium x $10.00
Women's Large x $10.00
Woman's XL x $10.00
YOUTH Short Sleeve Race Shirt Your little one will look great in this miniature version of our official shirt. This years race shirt will be in green. Youth Sizes
Options Quantity Price Each
Youth Small x $7.00
Youth Medium x $7.00
Youth Large x $7.00
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On May 12, 2014 Officer Stephen Arkell of the Brentwood Police Department made the ultimate sacrifice after responding to a domestic disturbance call on Mill Pond Road.   He was shot and killed while doing what he did best, helping people within his community.

In 2015 the 1st Annual Officer Stephen Arkell Community 5k was established in Brentwood NH to honor and remember the selfless sacrifice of Officer Arkell.  Celebrated by over 2,000 participants and almost 40 local sponsors, the day was a huge success.  

Following the race, in cooperation with the Portsmouth Rotary Club, 100% of the proceeds were used to establish the Stephen Arkell Memorial Scholarship Fund.  This fund awards yearly scholarships to Seniors at Exeter High School, where Stephen Arkell attended.  These students must demonstrate the same sense of community, volunteerism and love of athletics that Stephen possessed.  We are proud to announce in 2016 we awarded our first set Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Scholarships.  Please visit our page for a downloadable application http://officerarkell5k.org/scholarship/

Let this be a day for the community to come together, help one another, and remember a beloved friend. 

Thank you all for your continued support!

RACE INFO

Start time is 10:00am, however timing is electronic and starts when your race number crosses the start line.  No worries if you're late, just jump right in and join the crowd!   

Individuals of all ages are welcome to run or walk their way through the course. Kids 12 and under are free.

Participants are encouraged to pick up their race packets Friday May 11th at the Brentwood recreation center from 5-8pm.   Packets can also be picked up prior to the start of the race Saturday May 12th. Please arrive early to allow ample time for this process. 

Start time is roughly 10:00am starting with an opening ceremony. Participants are advised to arrive roughly 1hr prior to start time. Music and various food vendors will be on site to serve participants before and after the race.   Race awards will be given out immediately following the race at approximately 1pm.

Limited parking will be located at the Brentwood recreation center with additional parking lots located along Route 125 at posted locations. PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE SIDE OF THE ROADWAYS.  Please look for volunteers in bright yellow shirts to assist you.  A shuttle service will then transport you to the start line from 10am until 2pm.  Please visit our website for a map of parking locations.  Limited handicapped parking will be available at the school. 

 

RACE COURSE

The start line for our course is located at the rear of the Swasey Central School located at 355 Middle Road in Brentwood.  Starting at the Swasey School participants will head East on Middle Road, eventually turning right on Block Drive.  They will then take a left onto Dudley Road and complete a loop, exiting Dudley Road onto Bartlett Road. Participants will then take a left back onto Middle Road and return to the Swasey School to finish.  The course will take place on paved portions of the roadway which will be closed to vehicle traffic.  Water stops will be located along the course.

We look forward to hearing the streets of Brentwood come alive with the sounds of a thousand footsteps!!!

 

Awards will be given out to the top finishers in each category at approximately 11:30pm:

Fastest Male First Responder
Fastest Female First Responder

Fastest Boy 12 years and under 
Fastest Girl 12 years and under

Fastest Boy 13-15 years 
Fastest Girl 13-15 years 

Fastest Boy 16-18 years 
Fastest Girl 16-18 years 

Fastest Male 19-30 years
Fastest Female 19-30 years

Fastest Male 31-45 years
Fastest Female 31-45 years

Fastest Male 46-64 years
Fastest Female 46-64 years 

Fastest Male 65 years and older
Fastest Female 65 years and older

 

TO VOLUNTEER, DONATE, OR BECOME A SPONSOR CONTACT US AT: ARKELLFUND@GMAIL.COM

PLEASE VISIT OUR PAGE AND CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM LAST YEARS RACE! 

http://officerarkell5k.org/gallery/