2019 Pocahontas 5k, 10k, & Half

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2019 Pocahontas 5k, 10k, & Half

December 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Points count towards 5k, 10k, Endurance & Back of the Pack Series.  Find more info about the series here.


Runners Receive:

Finisher’s Challenger 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


Registration Fees

5k – $30, until Dec 30 ($35)

10k – $45, until Dec 30 ($50)

Half – $65, until Dec 30 ($70)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before Nov 27.  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.

– 5k is an USATF certified out-and-back.

– 10k is an USATF certified out-and-back.

– Half is two laps of the 10k with a detour at the beginning to get the extra 0.7 miles.

Video of the Course Terrain


Packet Pickup

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.


December 7, 2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Bishops Events


10301 State Park Rd
Chesterfield, VA 23832 United States
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