Annual Chris Kelley Memorial 5K to be held June 26

The 5K is a community event that raises funds for organizations that support families of fallen public safety officers. (Courtesy Chris Kelley Foundation)
The 5K is a community event that raises funds for organizations that support families of fallen public safety officers. (Courtesy Chris Kelley Foundation)

The 5K is a community event that raises funds for organizations that support families of fallen public safety officers. (Courtesy Chris Kelley Foundation)

The Chris Kelley Foundation will host its sixth annual Chris Kelley Memorial 5K on June 26 at Fritz Park in Hutto.

On-site registration will start at 7:30 a.m. on race day with an 8:30 a.m. time for runners and 9:30 a.m. time for walkers. Registration is $25 for adults and $15 for children 18 years old and younger. Participants can also register online.



The foundation was formed in 2017 in honor of Detective Sgt. Chris Kelley, an Air Force veteran and Hutto Police Department officer, who was killed in the line of duty on June 24, 2015, in Hutto. The 5K is a community event that raises funds for organizations that support families of fallen public safety officers.


By Megan Cardona

Reporter, Round Rock, Pflugerville-Hutto

Megan is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions. In 2020, she graduated with a degree in communication from UT-Arlington, where she worked at the student newspaper, The Shorthorn, for two years covering student affairs, campus administration and the city of Arlington.



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