2023 Pohick Bay 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 a scenic 5k/10k/half along the Pohick Bay that will challenge you!

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

 

Charity Information

In partnership with EOD Warrior Foundation.  The EOD Warrior Foundation (EODWF) serves the EOD community by providing financial assistance and support to active-duty and veteran wounded, injured or ill EOD warriors, families of our wounded and fallen EOD warriors and by maintaining the EOD Memorial. – See more here.

 

Race Start Times

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

10k – 8:45am

5k – 9:00am

 

Registration Fees

5k – $30, until January 31 ($35)

10k  – $45, until January 31 ($50)

Half – $65, until January 31 ($70)

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

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before February 8.  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.

 

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.

 

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 should plan to arrive approximately 1 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

There will be 7 water stations along the half marathon course at approximately mile markers 1.55, 3.1, 4.4, 5.8, 8.7, 11.8, & 13.  There will be 4 water stations along the 10k course at approximately mile markers 1.55, 3.1, 4.4, & 5.9.  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

Port-a-johns will be available at the race.

 

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 Pohick Bay Regional Park (6501 Pohick Bay Dr, Lorton, VA 22079).  Stay straight past the gatehouse and look for the large parking lot on the right (before the marina).