Looking to get the festival day started with some cardio? Are you a running enthusiast? Do you just want to walk and enjoy the scenery of the Heart of Virginia? Then you should sign up for the 10K Run / 5K Walk!
The 10K Run
The 10K begins at Hampden-Sydney College, near the intersection of College Road and Via Sacra and follows a mostly downhill, fast course along the Back Hampden Sydney Road to the finish at First Avenue Field. Timing and scoring of the 10K run will be provided. Medals will be presented to the top 3 overall male & female finishers and top finishers in each age category that participated in the 10K. Categories for men and women include:
- 18 & under
- 19 – 29
- 30 – 39
- 40 – 49
- 50 – 59
- 60 & over.
The 5K begins at the intersection of Back Hampden Sydney Road and Restful Acres Lane. From there the course will follow Back Hampden Sydney Road to the finish at First Avenue Field.
Transportation will only be available to the 10K & 5K start lines from 7:00 – 8:00 AM. You may leave your car at the finish line (First Avenue Field). The Shuttle Stop will be at the finish line (First Avenue Field).
Entry fees for the 10K are $20 if paid by March 31, $25 if received between April 1 – April 22 and $30 from April 23 – race day. Fees for the 5K are $15 if received before March 31, $20 if received between April 1 – April 22, and $25 from April 23 – race day. These fees are non-refundable.
Are you interested in participating? Fill out the application below!