2022 Boulder Crest 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 Winter Series.  Find more info about the series here.

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Come enjoy the scenic routes at Lake Accotink!

Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.

 

Virtual Race Option

We now offer a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day.  Find more information about our virtual option on our Virtual Races page.

 

Runners Receive

Finisher’s Coin, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

 

Charity Information

Benefiting Boulder Crest Foundation.  Boulder Crest is the nation’s first privately-funded rural wellness center dedicated to combat veterans, first responders and their family members. We operate two beautiful facilities – Boulder Crest Retreat Virginia is a 37-acre facility located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Bluemont, Virginia and Boulder Crest Retreat Arizona, a 130-acre ranch located inside the Coronado National Forest in Sonoita, Arizona.  We offer two, nationally unique programs, 1) Our PATHH Programs (Progressive and Alternative Training for Healing Heroes) focuses on PTSD and provides warriors and their families with the opportunity to process their traumatic experiences through a variety of evidence-based posttraumatic growth training techniques and 2) Our family rest and reconnection (R&R) stays provide families with the needed time to enjoy valuable time together.

 

Race Start Times

Half – 8:30am (Half marathon has a time limit of 3:15 for completion)

10k – 8:45am

5k – 9am

 

Registration Fees

5k – $25, until February 28 ($30)

10k – $40, until February 28 ($45)

Half – $60, until February 28 ($65)

***Price will increase on race morning by $5 for each distance

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before March 9.  We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.

 

T-Shirt Design

T-shirt design for the race is available here as soon as it has been approved for the race.

 

Race Medal Design

Race medal designs can be viewed on the Friday before the race on the Bishops Events Facebook page or our Instagram page.

 

Course Maps can be found at

https://bishopsevents.com/lake-accotink/

 

Live Race Results

Live results will be posted on Athlinks.com.  Additionally, there will be a QR code at the race for you to scan to immediately view your results.  Final race results with series points will be posted to our website on the Monday following your race.

 

Awards

We award the top 3 men and women overall during our awards ceremony post-race.  We also award the 1st Male and Female in these categories: 19&Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, & 70+.  Runners who place top 3 overall in their race are not eligible to also win their age groups.

 

Photos

We will post any photos taken by staff on our Facebook page by Tuesday after the event.

 

Social Media Challenge

On Tuesdays, we pick our favorite Instagram or Facebook post from the previous race weekend.  The winner will receive 50% off a future race!  Make sure to tag us in your race photos at:

Instagram:  BishopsEventsLLC

Facebook: BishopsEvents

 

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup is available at the event.  We recommend arriving one hour before your event start time to check-in.

 

Race Day Registration

There will be race day registration. Participants will need to arrive approximately one hour before the race to get registered for the event. T-shirts sizes cannot be guaranteed for race day registers.

***Price will increase on race morning by $5 for each distance

 

Water Stations

There will be 8 water stations along the 1/2 marathon course at approximately mile markers 1.55, 2.35, 4, 6.1, 7.7, 8.5, 10, & 11.55.  There will be 3 water stations along the 10k course at approximately mile markers 1.55, 3.1, & 4.65.   One water station will be along the 5k course at approximately mile markers 1.55. Gatorade will be available at some water stations.  Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.

 

Restrooms

Restrooms can be found at the top of the hill near the beach.

 

Weather Policy

Weekly weather reports are posted on the Thursday before race weekends on our Facebook page by Chad Merrill with the Hagerstown Almanack.  Race officials may delay, change or postpone the event due to weather conditions.  All registered runners will be notified via email of any changes.  In most cases, a decision is not made until the night before the race, and a decision could come as late as the morning of the event.

 

Refunds & Transfer

To view our full refund/transfer policy, click here.

 

Directions to Parking

Use 7500 Accotink Park Rd, Springfield, VA 22150 for directions to Lake Accotink Park.