Krit Classic

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Since 2009, the Krit Classic, a 5K Run/Walk, has raised money to support an annual scholarship program at Andover High School. The race is named for Kristin "Krit" Kearins, who died in a bicycle accident in Cambridge in 2008. Krit wasn't wearing a helmet. Her family immediately began setting up the scholarship which is awarded to a student-athlete who embodies Kearins' spirit and passion. In 2012, 1475 people participated in the fundraiser.


  • "Season dedicated: AHS girls gymnastics team remembers Krit Kearins," Andover Townsman, January 15, 2009.
  • "Holding tight to memories," Andover Townsman, May 23, 2013, p. 9.
  • "Bike helmet safety is this year's mission for Krit Classic," Andover Townsman, May 23, 2013, p. 9.
  • "Annual race draws more than 1,000 participants," Andover Townsman, June 6, 2013, p. 15.

--Kim 11:19, May 24, 2013 (EDT)

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