Race event is timed by Bishop's Events, LLC. Race Director questions can be sent to Mary Dilday at firstname.lastname@example.org
Points count towards 5k & Back of the Pack Series. Find more info about the series here.
This 5K run/walk travels through the quaint town of Wakefield, Virginia and out through the surrounding countryside. The streets and county roads are well-maintained for a comfortable run. There will be turns, small hills, and a nice straightaway for the competitive runner, exercise enthusiast or those new to 5K races.
Our race benefits our students and programs that promote a strong college preparatory education.
The fun run is just a bit short of a 1 mile course.
Strollers are allowed in this event.
All fun run participants receive a medal.
Runners receive a t-shirt and a chip-timed event!
Runners are encouraged to donate a canned food or non-perishable food item, if possible. Items will be given back to the local food bank.
Runners are also encouraged to come dressed festively for the event (dressed as a turkey, for example)!
1st Overall Male Winner and 1 Overall Female Winner receive a medal.
1st Male and 1st Female winner in each age group receive a medal. Age groups are: 14&Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+
Race Start Times
Fun Run - 9:30am
5k - 10am
5k – $30, until Oct 23 ($40)
Fun Run – $15, until Oct 23 ($20)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before Oct 23 (11/22 is the end of early registration). We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.
At the event and it opens at 9:00am.
Race Day Registration
There will be race day registration. Participants will need to arrive early before the race to get registered for the event. T-shirts sizes can not be guaranteed for race day registers.
Directions to Parking
The race starts and ends at Tidewater Academy (217 W. Church St).