5th Annual Erica's Run to Strikeback Against Cancer

5K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Sep 20, 2014


Merrimack, NH

About This Activity

The Erica Pombrio Foundation was established in 2010 in memory of Erica Pombrio.   Erica was just 23 when Lipo Sarcoma cancer sadly it took her life on September 19, 2009.   Erica's Run was created by her mother, Lisa Spinney, to help their family cope with the loss of Erica and to honor her memory. The Erica Pombrio Foundation has raised over $40,000 and helped 13 families in the local Merrimack, NH area.

While Erica was fighting the cancer, her wish was to help those also fighting this disease. The 5th Annual Erica's Run to Strikeback Against Cancer on 9/20/2014 will be a day of fun, laughter and remembrance of our Angel, Erica, and all of the our angels that have battled cancer.

Event details and schedule

Erica's 5k Run is a 3.1 miles flat course.  The start begins at Merrimack High School with 3 loops starting on McElwain Drive, to Baboosic Lake Road to O'Gara Drive. The Kids 1k FunRun is a straight 1k run up and back a portion of O'Gara Drive.  Parents are welcome to run along with their young children.

Race packets may be picked up from 6-8pm on Friday 9/19/2014 at Strikeback Dynamic Defense Systems 458 DW Highway Merrimack or at 8:00am on 9/20/2014 at Merrimack High School


8 am Race Registration begins.

9 am Greetings and Remembrance of Our Angel, Erica and all of our angels and Kids 1k FunRun.  Prizes to be awarded immediately following the race

5k Erica’s Run/Walk to Strikeback Against Cancer.

Raffle Prizes generously donated by local business, various tables with local vendors, music and refreshments throughout the morning!

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