Points count towards our Year-Long 5k, 10k, Endurance, & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards our Fall Series. Find more info about the series here.
Finisher’s Coin, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
In partnership with Operation Turbo. Find out more about their "Boxes of Home."
Come out and enjoy this scenic half-marathon, 10k and 5k near Richmond. These courses will lead you through the scenic area of Pocahontas State Park.
Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.
Now offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day. You will receive a medal.
Want to upgrade your technical short sleeve shirt to a long sleeve tech shirt or hooded sweatshirt? Want to add a finisher's blanket as well? Just add the option to your cart during checkout. This option closes on our guaranteed t-shirt cutoff date 12 days before the event.
Race Start Times
Half – 9am
10k – 9:15am
5k – 9:30am
5k – $30, until Nov 15 ($35)
10k – $50, until Nov 15 ($55)
Half – $65, until Nov 15 ($70)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before Nov 25. We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.
Course Maps can be found at:
All three courses are along the Bright Hope Trail.
At the event (one hour before the race starts)
Race Day Registration
There will be race day registration. Participants will need to arrive around 45 minutes before the race to get registered for the event. T-shirts sizes can not be guaranteed for race day registers.
Directions to Parking
There is parking within the Bright Hope Area across from the main entrance to Pocahontas State Park.
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I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity and that I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the organizers of the race, [Company Name] affiliated charities and non-profit organizations, USATF, and all other sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. Further, I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of this event for legitimate purposes.
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IN CONSIDERATION of USA Triathlon ("USAT") allowing me to participate in any USAT sanctioned event (the "Event" or "Events") as either a member of USAT or through the issuance of a single event license or permit; I, for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, parents, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations pursuant to this Waiver and Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (the "Agreement");
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If your event is cancelled, we will refund the amount you paid for your tickets (minus order processing, service and delivery fees) using the same payment method used for purchase. If your event is postponed, we will contact you with the new date and time. All Event personnel have the right to refuse entry to any ticket holder for any reason at their discretion. Venue and Talent are subject to change without notice and are not grounds for a refund. Anything promised by the promoter that is unfulfilled is not guaranteed by the seller and is not grounds for a refund.
There are no refunds, and no confirmations will be sent for mailed and faxed entries. Online registrants will receive a confirmation. If you cannot run or pick up your T-shirt, T-shirts cannot be mailed. The use of headphones is strongly discouraged. Rollerblades, roller skates, bikes, and pets are prohibited on the course.