Getem Services Announced as New Title Sponsor for Big Blue 5K

April 22, 2024

April 22, 2024 – VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Big Blue 5K presented by Bon Secours is excited to announce that Getem Services will be the new title sponsor for the next three years. The partnership with Getem Services will bring a new level of excitement and support to the annual 5K race, which benefits the ODU Athletic Foundation. The annual 5K, put on by J&A Racing, will now be known as the Getem Services Big Blue 5K presented by Bon Secours.

Charlie Church, Owner of Getem Services, saying, “We at Getem Services are thrilled to join forces with J & A Racing for this exciting event. As longstanding members of the community, we understand the importance of coming together to support and give back. This partnership exemplifies our commitment to fostering a healthier, happier community, and we can’t wait to hit the pavement alongside runners, walkers, and supporters alike. Together, we’ll make a positive impact, one stride at a time.”.

“We are excited to team up with Getem Services as our title sponsor for the next three years,” said Race Director, Jerry Frostick. “Their dedication to giving back to the community aligns perfectly with the mission of the Big Blue 5K, and we are looking forward to a successful partnership.”

The Getem Services Big Blue 5K presented by Bon Secours takes place at Old Dominion University and is a family-friendly event that draws participants of all ages and abilities. This year’s race will take place on Saturday, August 10 at 8am, and will include a 5K run/walk, as well as a kids’ 1K run.

Participants can look forward to exciting race amenities, including finishing on the 50-yard line of Kornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium, a commemorative t-shirt, finisher medal, and post-race tailgate party.

Registration for the Big Blue 5K is now open, with the event taking place August 10, 2024, at 8am. To register or learn more about the race, visit www.bigblue5k.com.

About Getem Services 

Founded in 1922 by the Church family, Getem Services is the oldest family owned and operating pest control company in Virginia, proudly serving the Tidewater area. With a focus on personalized service, safety, and efficacy, Getem Services offers comprehensive pest control and termite solutions for residential and commercial clients across Hampton Roads and surrounding areas. For more information, visit https://www.getemservices.com/

About J&A Racing

J&A Racing is a nationally recognized race management company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. With a portfolio of 10 events, J&A Racing’s mission is to promote and support healthy lifestyles and the sport of running through all stages of life. Since 2003 when J&A Racing owners, Amy and Jerry Frostick, took over the Shamrock Sportsfest, the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend has become one of the most popular running events in the country growing from 3,000 participants to a record 30,000 in 2015. Additionally, J&A Racing organizes the ADP Corporate 5K; the Getem Services Big Blue 5K; Chartway Virginia Beach 10 Miler and 5K; the Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon & 5K; Old Point National Bank Wicked 10K; the Chartway Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon, 10K & 5K; the BayPort Credit Union Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler; and the Sun Up to Sun Down 50K. For more information on J&A Racing’s events, visit jandaracing.com.