The first annual Vicki Soto 5K will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9:30 a.m. This family friendly walk/run will take place through the picturesque Lordship section of Stratford, Vicki's home town. The lot is across from 550 Main St.

In honor of Soto’s passion for education, the Vicki Soto Memorial Fund has been established. The monies raised for this fund will be used to support students that desire to enter the field of education, to continue Soto’s passion.

There will be no race day registration. Field limited To 1,200 runners. General entry fee is $26, due by Sunday, Oct. 27; $35 in-person on Oct. 30 and 31, if 1,200 limit has not been reached.

For more information or to register, visit hitekracing.com/vickisoto5K or vickisotomemorialfund.com.