10K Run & 5K Walk

The spring festival may be postponed until September, BUT THE RACE IS ON! Be on the lookout for the Heart of Virginia Virtual 5K Walk/Run registration opening soon! Walk. Run. Race. 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?