The Doug Chandler Memorial 5K is a race around Crystal Lake in Manchester, NH in memory of Doug Chandler, a talented and caring basketball coach, and a dedicated father. Doug passed of Pancreatic Cancer in April 2018. His friends and family have come together to honor him by organizing this event. The proceeds from this event will be used to create a scholarship for young female basketball players.
LOCATION: Crystal Lake Park, Manchester NH 03101
START TIME: 9:00 a.m.
BIB PICK UP AND DAY OF REGISTRATION: 8:00 a.m.
Adults — $25 / $30 day of the event
Youth (17 and under) — $20 / $25 day of the event
RACE SWAG: First 100 registered to receive long-sleeve event shirts.
Top overall female / male finishers
1st place in each age group 19 and under / 20 – 29 / 30 – 39 / 40 – 49 / 50 – 59 / 60 – 69 / 70+
To sponsor this event or get more information, please contact Sharon Chandler email [email protected]
This event will take place rain, snow or shine.
ABOUT DOUG CHANDLER:
A husband, father, Bubba a brother. His dedication and love for the game of basketball were endless. Once a player himself, he turned into a coach to pass on the “old school” skills and drills to his own daughters and later in life volunteered 16 years to the Central Girls Basketball program.
In April 2018, we lost this great man to pancreatic cancer. The Dough Chandler Memorial 5k has been created to honor and continue to support his love of the game. Proceeds and donations from the race will be going towards research for pancreatic cancer and to create a scholarship for one of the graduating Central Girls Basketball athletes.
Please also check out our Facebook page to follow the family along as we gear up for a great race!
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