2023 War Dog 5k, 10K, & 1K

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1K has been postponed.  5k/10k are still scheduled. Please check your email from the hosting organization for more info.


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



Come enjoy the scenic routes at Wood Ridge Farm Brewery!

The 1k event features a color run style event for the kids, so wear your white t-shirt & plan to get colorful when you register for the 1k run!

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

A Chip Timed Event

***A t-shirt is not included with registering for this event, but you can purchase one here and it will be shipped to you.


Charity Information

War Dog Ranch is a local non-profit organization created in 2013 for the purpose of helping veterans with physical and mental disabilities using nature and outdoor activities. We received our 501(c)3 in 2019 and before we could get off the ground COVID hit and shut everything down. It was until 2021 that we could finally get a footing and start our journey towards helping veterans. Some of the activities we have had the opportunity to do is whitetail hunting, turkey hunting, camping and catfishing. We plan to grow more and more every year with all the new and amazing relationships we have built.

Vet to Vet Vehicles is a charity dedicated to helping Veterans and First Responders in need by refurbishing vehicles and donating them. We provide the vehicle as a tool for transportation, pride, and a vessel to help others.


Race Start Times

1k – 10am (Color run style event, so wear a white shirt)

5k/10k – 11am


Registration Fees

1k – $10

5k – $30

10k – $45

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


T-Shirt Design

A t-shirt is not included with registering for this event, but you can purchase one here and it will be shipped to you.


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.



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



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

One water station will be along the 5k course approximately halfway, and three water stations will be along the 10k route.  Water stations are subject to change as deemed necessary.



Restrooms can be located within the brewery.



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

Use 165 Old Ridge Rd, Lovingston, VA 22949 for directions to Wood Ridge Farm Brewery.     The best way to locate this event is via GPS using this latitudinal and longitudinal pin:  37.840128, -78.824545