Please note that Bishop’s Events promo/discount codes cannot be used to register for this event.
All are welcome to walk or run with us at this community-friendly 9K to benefit Semper K9’s life-saving mission of providing service dogs to wounded veterans. This will be a timed event with prizes offered for different categories.
Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.
Finisher’s Medal, Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
Race proceeds benefit Semper K9’s life-saving mission of providing service dogs to wounded veterans.
Race Start Times
9k – 9am
0.9k fun run – 10am
0.9k – $9
9k – $35, until August 1 ($45)
T-shirt design for the race is available here as soon as it has been approved.
Race Medal Design
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 to be announced.
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:
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 sizes cannot be guaranteed for race day registers.
***Price will increase on race morning by $5 for each distance
Water will be available along the 9k course. Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.
Restrooms can be located near the parking lot.
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.
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 Old Mill Park (2410 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401). Parking is within the park. The best way to locate this event is via GPS using this latitudinal and longitudinal pin: 38.317075, -77.468328