2023 Team Challenge Results

The Arc of Northern Virginia Corporate & Community Team Challenge

It was a BEAUTIFUL morning, with perfect weather for our 45th annual Corporate & Community Team Challenge.  More than 350 runners, walkers, and rollers turned out to “Go the Distance for People with Disabilities,” and raise critical funds to suppor the programs and services that support people with intellectual and developmental disabilites.


5K Race Results:

Team Award Winners:

Corporate Coed Division:
•  1st Place – Joint Strike (Lockheed Martin)
•  2nd Place – The Spirit of Argon ST
•  3rd Place – 2 Legit 2 Quit


Corporate Men’s Division:
•  1st Place – Fast Attack (Lockheed Martin)
•  2nd Place – Fighting Falcons (Lockheed Martin)
•  3rd Place – Ampsight Fast


Community Open Divisions:
•  1st Place – Special Olympics
•  2nd Place – Team Connally
•  3rd Place – The Arc of Northern Virginia


Top Overall Finishers: 

Male Runners:

•  1st – Ayush Patel
•  2nd – Aaron Birnbaum
•  3rd – Max Hershberger
•  4th – Niklas Malmstrom
•  5th – Robel Weldegabriel


Female Runners:

• 1st – Faith Korbel
• 2nd – Kimberly Swaim
• 3rd – Mary Gentry
• 4th – Mary Mack
• 5th – Susan Shifflett


>>  Click Here to see to Full Race Results, including INDIVIDUAL race times  <<



Top Finishers by Age Group:


chart of top finishers by age group



Photos – We Have Photos 

Photo collage of images from the Team Challenge 5k race event


On-line Album of EVENT Photos



Thanks to Our 2023 TEAMS AND SPONSORS

We would like to thank the following sponsors and teams for your participation in and support of this year’s Team Challenge: 


Presenting Sponsor*:

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Premier Sponsor*:

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Silver Sponsors*:

Community Systems, Inc.

Key Bank

Paradigm Development Company, LLC

Red Six Solutions


Bronze Sponsors*:



Lockheed Martin

Team Connally

Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas


Champion Sponsors*:

The Burke Family

Community Concepts, Inc.

Hale Ball Murphy PLC

The Harbitter Family

New Editions Consulting, Inc.

ROCS Grad Staffing

Skjei Telecom, Inc.

United Bank


Race Course Distance Markers Sponsor*: 

Community Living Alternatives


Additional Teams and Team Sponsors*: 

AFC Urgent Care Burke
Chartis Federal
The Church Family
Electrosoft Services, Inc.
The Fowler Family
FreshEye Innovative Solutions
The Heifetz Family
Team Maddox
Shana O’Brien & Family – Shana’s Shakers
Mark & Helen Russell
Special Olympics of Northern Virginia
The Spirit of Argon ST
The Arc of Northern Virginia
Michael & Karen Thomas – Team Drew
Your Best Move, LLC

*(includes running and walking teams)


We Look Forward To Seeing You All Again Next Year!