Latest Update from Governor’s Order on 11/13 – This event is an in-person race and all waves will be under a 25-person limit. More wave info will be sent on the night before the race. As needed, waves will be 15minutes apart. Please note specific check-in times for each event. Runners cannot check-in prior to their time. Limited t-shirts will be available for those who register within 12 days of the race. We encourage participants to bring their own water. Masks are expected during check-in, but are not expected during the actual race. We do recommend keeping them on you and make sure to maintain 6ft of social distancing whenever possible.
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.
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.
Half – 8:30am
10k – 9am
5k – 9:30am
Race Start Times
Half – 9am
10k – 9:30am
5k Wave 1 – 10am
5k Wave 2 – 10:15am
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.
At the event (one hour before the race starts)
Race Day Registration
There is no race day registration. Registration closes at 8pm the night before the race.
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