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High Bridge Half Marathon and 5K

Date

Sep 7 2013

Location

Farmville VA

Contact Information

diretor@downtownfarmville.com

Event Website

https://www.raceit.com/Register/?event=20958

Event Host

Helen Person

Distances

  • Half Marathon

Region

Central

Event Information

The High Bridge Half Marathon and 5K race will be held on an out-and-back course beginning in Farmville Downtown at High Bridge Trail State Park Plaza.  The park is a rail to trail conversion that is wide, level and has very little grade.  The trail surface consists of finely crushed limestone that is well packed.  The half marathon will cross the historic High Bridge twice.  High Bridge is nearly a half mile long and towers 125 feet above the Appomattox River. Runners will enjoy on-course support with spirit groups, live music, water/Gatorade stations every 2 miles, Gu energy gel to give you a boost as you enter the home stretch, and Port-O-Potties along the way. The first ever High Bridge Riverside Festival will thrill and entertain families, friends, and fans with live music, food, beer, fun things to do and buy, plus an inflatable amusement area for kids. Online registration opens in June and is available until Wednesday, September 4, 2013. All registrations submitted after Friday, August 30, 2013 will be subject to receiving a shirt on a first come first serve basis. Early Registration (through Friday, August 17, 2013) fees are: $50 per runner for the Half Marathon; $25 per runner/walker for the 5K. Registration after Friday, August 17, 2013 fees are: $55 per runner for the Half Marathon; $30 per runner/walker for the 5K. Paper registration is available in early May thru race day. Half Marathon fees: $55 per runner for the Half Marathon; $30 per runner/walker for the 5K. Paper registration forms are available for download at www.riversiderunners.com. Registration fees are non-refundable. Fees/bibs are non-transferable to another race or runner/walker. No exceptions.

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