Race to Commemorate Albemarle High School Soccer Player
Members of the Albemarle
High School community are lacing up their running shoes to remember a former
Sydney Aichs was killed in
a car crash on her way to school in 2008. Five years later, the community is
coming together to remember the 16-year-old soccer player who left a lasting
"Sydney's personality, she
was a gentle spirit, loved animals, was a team-oriented type of individual, and
very caring, so that's the impact and that's her legacy," said Deb Tyson, AHS athletic
"She's had such a lasting
and loving impact on everyone she was around and honestly it's an honor to plan
something like this," said Krishna Persaud, a race organizer.
Race registration starts
at 7:15 Saturday morning at Forest Lakes south soccer field.
Proceeds from the race will
go toward a scholarship for an Albemarle High School athlete, who shares Aichs'
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