Welcome to the Sixth Annual Shannon Heil Memorial
FIERCE RUNNING FESTIVAL

Shannon Heil, a full-time student who also worked full-time delivering pizzas, and who further made time to train (and win!) at the highest levels of competitive cheerleading. She was determined to do more – to make her mark on this world – in everything she did.  She picked up the moniker “Fierce” on the cheer mat because of her bright red hair, her precise, athletic and graceful movements and because she was tall and powerful. From a distance, Shannon Heil was a commanding presence. In conversation, even more so.

 

The Fierce Five is the only fundraising event held each year by the Fierce For Shannon Foundation. All proceeds from the Fierce Five go to the foundation. The Foundation awards scholarships and grants to individuals and groups whose work ethic, drive and determination align with the way Shannon lived her life.
In the simplest of terms: we FUEL FIERCE.  

EVENT DETAILS:

Date: Sunday, August 23, 2020
Start Times:
 

     8:30 am Start of the Half Marathon,5k and10k Walk and Road Race  

Place: Quonset Point, 95 Cripe Street, North Kingstown, RI 02852

 

5K INDIVIDUAL RUNNER OR WALKER

EARLY BIRD / Through February 28                                          $25.00

REGISTRATION CLOSED

RACE DAY REGISTRATION                                                      NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

OPEN REGISTRATION / Through June 30th                             $30.00

 

INDIVIDUAL RUNNER OR WALKER

10K INDIVIDUAL RUNNER 

EARLY BIRD / Through February 28                                             $30.00

RACE DAY REGISTRATION                                                     NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

OPEN REGISTRATION / Through June 30th                              $35.00

 

INDIVIDUAL RUNNER OR WALKER

HALF MARATHON INDIVIDUAL RUNNER 

EARLY BIRD / Through February 28.                                           $45.00

RACE DAY REGISTRATION                                                     NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

OPEN REGISTRATION / Through June 30th                              $50.00

 

Online registration closes on August 20th. Entry fees are non-refundable and cannot be transferred.

WHAT DO I GET:

All registered participants receive: 

  • Fierce Race Bib

  • Fierce Short Sleeve T Shirt

  • Fierce Finishers Medal

AWARDS:

Because of COVID-19 there will be no age category awards given. Just an overall male and female athlete's for all three races win a Fierce trophy. Finisher medals for all competitors.

PLEASE NOTE:
We can not guarantee shirts and medals for anyone who registers after August 12th. 
Shirts are ordered 10 days prior to race day.

 

BIB PICK UP:

All competitors can pick up their bibs and swag bags on (TBD) for more information.

RACE DAY PICK UP / BECAUSE OF CVD-19 THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP. 

 

WALKERS, STROLLERS AND PETS:

We welcome all who wish to participate in the Fierce Running Festival. If you have small children that require strollers please be considerate of your fellow competitors and walkers. Unfortunately, according to USATF regulations, pets are not allowed on the course during the competition. 

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING:

Because of limited parking at the start and finish line please park in designated areas that are marked for parking. There is NO PARKING at the finish line area.  

COMPLIMENTARY SPORTS MASSAGE (must be18 or older):

A licensed massage therapist will be on hand to provide a complimentary15 minute sports massage to
all competitors before and after the race. We recommend that you book your appointment ahead of time. Because we are on a tight schedule, please arrived 5 minutes prior to your scheduled time or we may
have to give your time slot away to someone else.


FIERCE TEAMS

The FIERCE Running Festival  is the only fundraising event for the Fierce For Shannon Foundation. Help us FUEL FIERCE by
running as a team.

 

There are two ways you can participate on Fierce Team. You can build your team and volunteer to fundraise (no minimum) for the Fierce For Shannon Foundation by using Crowdrise, an online fundraising tool or you can bring lot’s of your friends to run or walk with you. Fierce For Shannon Foundation will award prizes for the team that raises the most money and for the team that brings the most FIERCE friends to the race. All team members MUST be registered under the team name prior to the start of the race..no showing up at the race with a bus load of friends.. you could, but you won’t get credit for them being part of your team though.

 

TO REGISTER YOUR FIERCE TEAM

A team captain must register and start a NEW TEAM. Once your team is established each member of your team must register as an individual and some point in the registration process you will be asked if you wish to JOIN A TEAM. Click and scroll to find your team. Then check out.

Highlights from 2019 Fierce Five Road Race & Walk

Our Race Partners

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PO BOX 305, HARRISVILLE, RI 02830


Phone: 401.710.7673
Email: fierceforshannon@gmail.com

Web: fierceforshannon.org

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Fierce is proud to be a 501(c)3
non-profit charity. ID# 47-1523024

© 2020 Fierce For Shannon Foundation.