Alexandra Chitwood Memorial 5k MOther's day weekend - 2021

Mrs. Alexandra Chitwood was a beloved member of the Manheim Township School District Community. She went out of her way to help others in need and was a champion for the less fortunate. In her memory, the Alexandra Chitwood Memorial Scholarship was created as a way of Mrs. Chitwood continuing to helping students at Manheim Township grow and strive for success while remembering the legacy she left as an educator. The Alexandra Chitwood 5k is a run, walk, jog event that will help support the scholarship for years to come.

Race Details

All Proceeds benefit the Alexandra Chitwood Memorial Scholarship

Due to COVID-19, participants are asked to complete the 5k run at one of the featured routes or on a route of their own choosing between May 7 through May 9.

Course Options

Course options

All course maps above are generated through Map My Run. Download MapMyRun to your smartphone:

Course 1

Start at the Tennis Courts at the High School. When you get to the softball field behind the middle school, keep going to the Arena and make a right to go to the tennis courts.

Course 2

Start at the library and weave your way through scenic Overlook Park.

Course 3

Start at the parking lot at Weaver Fields near the playground. Use caution when crossing East Petersburg Road. Enter Neffsville Community Park via Rotary Road and loop through the park. Exit and cross East Petersburg road via Pebblebrook Road. Run through the neighborhood via the route and enter Weaver Fields from Derbyshire Rd. and Pulte Rd.

Make your own course

If you are not able to use one of the courses above, create your own 5k course!

Registration Details

Cost - $15

If you would like to register or donate by check, please make checks payable to Manheim Township School District. In Memo, place Alexandra Chitwood Memorial Scholarship. Send checks to Ashley Spector at the District Office. PO Box 5134, Lancaster, PA 17606

You can also donate to the scholarship via Credit Card or echeck by going to the following link. Please put Alexandra Chitwood Memorial Scholarship in the notes.

T-Shirt - $11.41

Run For Alex 5k T-Shirt

T-Shirts will be picked up from the middle school. More details will be communicated after the order window has closed.

Social Media

Consider taking a picture of your run/walk and uploading to social media with the following hashtag: #RunForAlex