2020 Pocahontas 5k, 10k, & Half

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Points count towards our Year-Long 5k, 10k, Endurance, & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards our Fall Series. Find more info about the series here.

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Runners Receive:

Finisher’s 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 Nov 15 ($35)

10k – $50, until Nov 15 ($55)

Half – $65, until Dec 15 ($70)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before Nov 25. 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.

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.

 

Weather Forecast (Updated on Tuesday before the race)

Starting with our races for the last weekend of August, the meteorologist/weather prognosticator for the Hagerstown Town and Country Almanack will be providing weather forecasts for our races! You check them out here. The most recent video will include the latest weather forecasts for Bishop’s Events