The Jackals 5K will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Jackson-Taylor (Chadakoin) Park in Jamestown, NY. The start and finish will be in the park with the course traveling on beautiful Jamestown River Walk and along the mighty Chadakoin River.
Race management with following CDC and local social distancing guidance. Runners will begin race with a rolling timing chip start and finish.
#IntegrityFirst, Inc. is a 501©3 charitable corporation, based out of Jamestown, New York. The mission of #IntegrityFirst, Inc. is to help individuals develop their potential and achieve success academically, athletically, financially, socially, and professionally by fostering integrity, motivation, responsibility, hope, perseverance, confidence, and sportsmanship. Additionally, we exist to help break the cycle of crime, substance abuse, and poverty by promoting positive lifestyle changes for all participants through multi-disciplinary programs and partnerships.
In furtherance of our purpose and mission, #IntegrityFirst, Inc. operates a professional men’s basketball team, the Jamestown Jackals, playing in The Basketball League. Besides representing the community on the court, the team has taken part in numerous community outreach opportunities throughout the area. We are truly passionate about the great opportunities we can bring to Jamestown and the surrounding communities and strive each day to make a positive impact in the lives of those we encounter.
Members of the team are given a chance to enhance their skills and compete in a competitive professional basketball league in exchange for their service to the community. Each member of the team participates in various community-based programs such as: mentoring, book readings, motivational speeches, basketball camps, and community events. Basketball is merely the vehicle through which we touch hearts, empower individuals, and create a community of pride and support for the greater good.