Sherry Burcham Anderson 5K
The Sherry Burcham Anderson 5K Run/Walk and Kid's Fun Run is an annual HEF event that celebrates the life of Sherry Anderson and raises funds to support HEF and it's mission of enhancing the Harrisonburg City Schools educational experience.
Mrs. Anderson was committed to teaching children in the Harrisonburg, Virginia area. She was also an avid runner. By establishing an event such as this, we not only honor Mrs. Anderson by participating in something she loved to do, but also fund specific programs which benefit the children in the Harrisonburg City Public Schools.
THERE WILL BE NO 2016 SHERRY BURCHAM ANDERSON 5K.
please, STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS FOR 2017.
2015 EVENT RESULTS
2014 Event REsults & Highlights
Congratulations, 5K Winners!
The following are male and female participants who had the best time for their age group:
13 and Under
Tucker McGrath (SKMS)
Jade Chao (SES)
Harrison Chicas (HHS)
Rachel Rohrer (HHS)
Michelle Swartley (THMS)
Tracey Barr (HHS)
Cathy Soenksen (HHS)
NEW! Stroller Winner
Julian Dean (HHS)
Congratulations to Stone Spring Elementary School!
SSES had the most 13 and under students who participated in the Kid's Fun Run after the 5K. Their school will get to claim the title of the Golden Shoes for another year!
GOLDEN SHOE AWARD WINNERS 2014
Thanks to all our young runners for showing your school spirit!
Who will win the Golden Shoes next year?
A Celebration of the life of sherry burcham anderson
Sherry Burcham Anderson attended Mary Washington College and graduated from Madison College, now JMU. She was employed at Beverley Manor Middle School in Augusta County, Keister Elementary School in Harrisonburg, Virginia and most recently, at the child development clinic at JMU. A beloved member of the community, Anderson impacted many people's lives. Sherry was an avid runner as well as a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Harrisonburg. "Faithful”, "loving," "caring," "dedicated" and "energizing" were just a few of the words used to describe her. Mrs. Anderson valued education and spent her entire life teaching kids. She was an active member in many community organizations. Mrs. Anderson had enthusiastically volunteered to assist with the HEF’s 5K Walk-Run prior to her death. She was a devoted wife and mother. Mrs. Anderson was tragically killed while running on the morning of January 6, 2009.