2023 Halloween Horror 5k & 10k

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

 

Enjoy this awesome trail route at Conway Robinson State Forest Park! Walkers 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 Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt (must register by October 19 to be guaranteed a shirt), & A Chip Timed Event

 

Charity Information

This race benefits Gwyneth’s Gift. Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Certified through Guidestar, the Rappahannock United Way Local Government Campaign (LGC), and Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC), we provide specific practices that build and reinforce life-saving skills by training community members in Hands-Only CPR and placing AEDs in businesses and public facilities.

Race Start Times

10k – 8:45am

5k – 9am

 

Registration Fees

5k – $25, until October 15 ($30)

10k – $40, until October 15 ($45)

T-shirts are guaranteed to runners that register before Oct 18.  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 will be available to view here as soon as it has been approved.

 

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:

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 no on-site race registration for this race.

 

Water Stations

There will be 5 water stations along the 10k course at approximately mile markers 1.05, 2.1, 3.1, 4.15, and 5.2.  Two water stations will be along the 5k course at approximately mile marker 1.05 and 2.1.  Gatorade will be available at some water stations.  Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.

 

Restrooms

Portajohns can be located at the parking lot in the state forest.

 

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 in Conway Robinson State Forest (13300 Lee Hwy, Gainesville, VA 20155).  Overflow parking can be found at the University Boulevard Park & Ride (13675 University Blvd, Gainesville, VA 20155).