The 6th Annual Vicki Soto 5K Event was held on Saturday, November 3, in Vicki's Connecticut hometown. Vicki was a beloved teacher killed in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly 6 years ago.
Proceeds from the 6th Annual Vicki Soto 5k benefit The Vicki Soto Memorial Fund, Inc. established in honor of Vicki and her passion for education. Handlers, ministry partners, and LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs Addie and Leah (Immanuel – Danbury, Connecticut) and Maggie (Christ the King – Newtown, Connecticut) walked the staging area before and after the race. They also cheered on the runners at the start gate and waited for the runners at the finish line.
LCC K-9 Ministry top dogs Mary Perry and Joel Wardenburg, ministry partner Joe Ciccia, as well as family members of the team joined in the race.