2023 6th Annual Gene Montague Memorial 5k

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

Please note that Bishop’s Events promo/discount codes cannot be used to register for this event.


We look forward to seeing you on a fun course at Locust Shade Park.

Walkers are welcome to attend this event. Medals will be awarded for overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place runners for male and female participants.


Virtual Race Option

We are also offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day. The Virtual Gene Montague 5K race window will be from August 9th to September 9th (Note: virtual race registrants are not eligible for medals).  Find more information about our virtual option on our Virtual Races page.


Runners Receive

Medal (only 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Runners receive medals – male and female), Technical (Dri-fit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event


Charity Information

This race benefits a local health and wellness organization – TBD.


Race Start Times

5k – 8:30am


Registration Fees

5k – $30, until August 26 ($35)

***Price will increase on race morning by $5 to $40

T-shirts at race day for runners registered ON OR BEFORE August 25. Participants registering ON OR AFTER AUGUST 26 should be prepared to receive their shirts via mail.


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 can be found here

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.



We will award medals to the top 3 men and women overall during our post-race awards ceremony.



We will have personnel taking pictures along the course and posted to Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter’s Facebook page (“Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.”)

Instagram:  BishopsEventsLLC

Facebook: BishopsEvents; Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.


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-shirts WILL NOT be guaranteed for race day registers. Those who register AFTER 25 AUGUST should expect to have their T-shirts mailed to them.

***Price will increase on race morning by $5 to $40.


Water Stations

Three water stations will be 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 marker 1.55. Gatorade will be available at some water stations.  Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.



Restrooms will be available in the vicinity of the registration point.



Volunteers should arrive approximately 60 minutes before the first race kicks off.  We will assign volunteer tasks on race morning (water station, course marshals, finish line support, etc).  You can find parking information under “Directions to Parking” with a latitude and longitude pin for where to meet.


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

There is parking at Locust Shade Park (4701 Locust Shade Dr, Triangle, VA 22172).    The best way to locate this event is via GPS using this latitudinal and longitudinal pin:  38.535830, -77.348292