2022 Heritage Trail Challenge 5k & 10k

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

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Come enjoy the challenging routes at Castle Hill Cider.

Walkers and leashed pets 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

A glass of cider, Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

 

Charity Information

Wildlife Rescue League is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife with the intent of releasing them back into their native habitat.

Our licensed rehabilitators, located throughout Northern Virginia and surrounding areas, work with a network of volunteers, wildlife centers, animal shelters, humane societies, nature centers and veterinary hospitals to provide life-saving work for wildlife in need.”

 

Race Start Times

10k/5k – 10am

 

Registration Fees

5k – $30, until Sept 15 ($35)

10k – $45, until Sept 15 ($50)

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

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before September 21.  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

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

https://bishopsevents.com/castle-hill-ciders/

 

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 register for the event. T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for race day registers.

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

 

Water Stations

Ten water stations will be along the 10k course at approximately mile markers 0.3, 1.2, 1.55, 1.85, 2.75, 3.4, 4.3, 4.65, 4.95 & 5.85.  Five water stations will be along the 5k course at approximately mile markers 0.3, 1.2, 1.55, 1.85, & 2.75. Gatorade will be available at some water stations.  Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.

 

Restrooms

Restrooms can be located in the Cidery.

 

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 & Transfers

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

 

Directions to Parking

The race starts and ends at Castle Hill Cider (6065 Turkey Sag Rd, Keswick, VA 22947).  Parking is on-site