2019 Summer Pocahontas 5k, 10k, & Half

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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

To Benefit the Semper Fi Fund.

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.

Race Start Times

Half – 7:30am

10k – 8am

5k – 8am


Registration Fees

5k – $30, until June 30 ($35)

10k – $45, until June 30 ($50)

Half – $65, until June 30 ($70)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before July 3.  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.

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.