2020 Race for Jordan goes virtual

July 28, 2020

Typically, the annual 5K Race for Jordan is held on the first Saturday in May at the Cordell Hull Dam in memory of Jordan Hackett. This year’s race was postponed due to COVID-19, but event organizers are making the best of these unusual circumstances by going virtual. 

The 17th Annual 5K Race for Jordan will be held virtually on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

Run or walk 3.14 miles for Jordan anywhere you choose, and share your photos on social media using #raceforjordan. 

T-shirts and race bibs may be reserved through September 11, 2020. Mail payment, along with name and desired shirt size, to P.O. Box 45 | Carthage, TN 37030. Please make checks payable to The Jordan Hackett Foundation. 

You can also pay using PayPal with the email jchackett2002@gmail.com.

Short sleeve t-shirts are $20, long sleeve t-shirts are $30, and toddler sizes are $10.

Jordan Cage Hackett, son of Stephen and Karen Hackett, was born June 7, 2002, with a heart defect known as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. He passed away on October 14, 2002, following his second open-heart surgery.

In 2019, the Jordan Hackett Foundation gave…

  • $20,000 to the Ronald McDonald House
  • $20,000 to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
  • $4000 in local scholarships
  • Donation to Smith Co. Family Resource Office
  • Monetary donations given to families with children enduring lengthy hospital stays

To learn more about Jordan’s life and legacy and the mission of the Jordan Hackett foundation, please visit http://jordanhackettfoundation.org.