2023 Veteran’s Lorton 5k, 10k, & 1M

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

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Enjoy this scenic, flat 10k that runs along a bike path through Mason Neck State Park on a great American holiday for a great American charity.

Walkers and strollers 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 (5k/10k) Receive

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

 

Kids (1-Miler…14&Under) Receive

Finisher’s Medal, Cotton Event Shirt, & Chip-Timed Event

 

Charity Information

In partnership with Operation Turbo.  Find out more about their “Boxes of Home.”

 

Race Start Times

10k – 9am

5k – 9:15am

Kids 1-Miler – 9:15am

 

Registration Fees

Kids 1-Miler – $15 (Cotton T-Shirts)

10k – $50, until Oct 31 ($55) – Park Entrance Fee Included

5k – $30, until Oct 31 ($35) – Park Entrance Fee Included

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

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before November 1.  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 can be found here once the design 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

https://bishopsevents.com/mason-neck-state-park/

 

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-shirts sizes cannot be guaranteed for race day registers.

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

 

Water Stations

Three water stations will be along the 10k course at approximately mile markers 1.75, 3.3 & 4.85.  One water station will be along the 5k course at approximately mile markers 1.75. Gatorade will be available at some water stations.  Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.

 

Restrooms

Restrooms can be located near the flagpole.

 

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

Use 7301 High Point Road, Lorton, VA 22079 for directions to the bottom of the park.  There will be a parking lot off to the left before you reach the visitor’s center.  The visitor’s center is roughly 3 miles off of Gunston Road.