Festival 5K/10K

The Heart of Virginia Festival 5K/10K is back!

Join us on September 17 on the High Bridge Trail. The Heart of Virginia Festival 5K/10K will kick off on the Saturday morning of the festival starting at 8:30am at the High Bridge Trail. 

Race Descriptions

10K Race (RUN ONLY):
The 10K begins at the Main Street Plaza on the High Bridge State Park Trail (311 Main Street) in Farmville, Virginia. This out and back course runs in the direction of the old Farmville train station. Grade is relatively flat. Surface is fine, crushed, gravel. Timing and scoring of the 10K run will be provided. Both the 10K and the 5K events start together at 8:30am.  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 – 69, 70 & over.

5K Run/Walk (RUN & WALK):
The 5K begins at the Main Street Plaza on the High Bridge State Park Trail in Farmville, Virginia. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate in the 5K and will be ranked together. This out and back course runs in the direction of the old Farmville train station. Grade is relatively flat. Surface is fine, crushed, gravel. Both the 10K and the 5K events start together at 8:30am.  Medals will be presented to the top 3 overall male & female finishers and top finishers in each age category.  Categories for men and women include: 18 & under, 19 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 & over.

Disqualification: 
Participants must complete the event distance they have registered for.  A participant that is registered for the 10K and participates in the 5K during the event will be disqualified. A participant that is registered for the 5K and finishes the 10K will be disqualified.

Registration/Packet Pickup:
Friday September 16th 5:30pm – 7:30pm,  Riverside Park, 517 North Main Street, Farmville, VA  ||  Saturday September 17th (RACE DAY) 7:30am – 8:15am, Main Street Plaza, 311 Main Street, Farmville, VA  23901

Event Day Parking:
Recommended parking is the Depot Street municipal parking lot located across from our start/finish line. (intersection of Depot St. and North Main)

T-Shirts:  
Guaranteed to all participants registered by September 1st. Extra shirts will be ordered and available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

Awards:
10K Overall Top 3 M/F, 10K Age Groups Top 3 M/F 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 – 69, 70 & over.
5K Overall Top 3 M/F, 5K Age Groups Top 3 M/F 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 – 69, 70 & over.

Participants will have the ability to report their result, for their event, directly to our RunSignUp Results page or by text message.
Instructions will emailed to participants the week before the event and will also be found on our registration page.

Results:  Event results can be found race day on RiversideRunners.com

Fees

There is a $2.45 SignUp fee applied to all registrations.

5K / 10K  REGISTRATION:
$25 || Individual ||  Registration opening – 8/31
$30 || Individual || 9/1 – 9/15
$35 || Individual || 9/16 – 9/17

 

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