Lucas Pfander Memorial Alumni Race

Thank you to all who attended the 2018 race! Full race results can be found here and pictures can be found here.


August 11, 2018  |  6:30 p.m.  |  CJ - Roger Glass Stadium

1-mile walk / run (Grades K-8) and a 2-mile run (Ages 14 & up)
Donations accepted for Lucas Pfander Scholarship Fund. Click to give >

This free event at CJ begins at 6:00 p.m with registration. The 1-mile walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the 2-mile run will begin after the walk is complete.

Runners of all ages are invited to participate in one of two races: 1-mile elementary student run/1-mile walk or 2-mile adult run. Sponsorships are available to benefit the Lucas Pfander Memorial Scholarship.

For more information, contact the development and alumni office at (937) 461-3740 x232.

The Race

There is no entry fee, though donations will be accepted to benefit the Lucas Pfander Scholarship. The race course will include Roger Glass Stadium - Home of the CJ Eagles.

Virtual Race

For those who can't be at the actual race at CJ, there is an opportunity to still support the cause.

  • Download the racing bib.
  • Pin it on.
  • Run or walk in memory of Lucas on August 11, 2018. Time or distance does not matter!
  • Take a picture of you and your friends with your bibs and send it to Ann Szabo, Alumni Relations Coordinator (email) or post it on the CJ alumni Facebook page.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 race.

2017 photos | here 
2016 photos | here 
2015 photos | here

The Scholarship

The Lucas Pfander Scholarship is awarded to a rising CJ senior who exemplifies the traits of Lucas Pfander, who passed away on July 11, 2008--a month prior to the start of his senior year. While at CJ, Lucas was an honor student who had completed 150 hours of community service, had perfect attendance, and participated in a sport every season. Recipients of the scholarship are:

  • Beatrice Hawthorn '19 and Matthew Reuter '19
  • Sara Hartley ‘18 and Patrick Boudinot ‘18
  • Abby Arestides '17 and Duncan Burke '17
  • Matthew Weckesser '16
  • Helen Wittman '15
  • Kyle Shoup '14
  • Sam Wittman '13
  • Anna Roland '12
  • Joseph Hangana '11
  • Rebecca Anthony '10