10K Run & 5K Walk

Planning for the 2021 festival is underway. A detailed plan of how that will look will be released once the HOVF committee has set plans.  Our top priority is your safety! 

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 & 5K Run!

Race Description

The 10K & 5K races will follow an out-and-back course, both beginning in Downtown Farmville at High Bridge Trail State Park Plaza. The park is a rail-to-trail conversion that is wide, level and has very little grade. The trail surface consists of finely crushed, well-packed limestone. Timing and scoring of the 10K & 5K runs will be provided. Medals will be presented to the top 3 overall male & female finishers and top finishers in each age category that participated.

Categories for men and women include:

  • 18 & under
  • 19 – 29
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 -69
  • 70 & over


Online entry fees for the 10K are $25 if paid by March 31, $30 if received between April 1 – April 19 and $35 from April 20 – race day. Fees for the 5K are $20 if received before March 31, $25 if received between April 1 – April 19, and $30 from April 20 – race day. These fees are non-refundable.


Are you interested in participating?