Join us for the 7th annual IRON 5K run/walk from Amherst County High School through the scenic small town of Amherst, Virginia. This event will benefit students in Central Virginia Public Schools by providing funds for our program's student focused activities. Even if you are not participating in the event, come celebrate with the community in Lancer Stadium at Amherst County High School. Donations are welcome and spectators can purchase an IRON T-shirt $15.
Event Description: The Iron 5K run/walk, presented by Iron Lives Inc., is a family friendly 3.1 mile run in Amherst County, Virginia. Gather the family to walk, jog, run, dance, or crawl to support our students. The course starts and ends at Amherst County High School and will follow Main Street from the high school into the town of Amherst.
Date & Time: IRON 5k, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Start time is 3:00 PM. A door prize drawing and an award ceremony for age category winners will follow the race. KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN (ages 5-11) will begin once the 5k is concluded and will take place on the track in Lancer Stadium. All children who participate in the fun run will receive a t-shirt and medal.
Location: Race start and finish is at Amherst County High School. Free parking available at the high school and overflow parking is available at the Ambriar Shopping Center.
Course: The course will start on the Amherst County High School Track turn right heading Northbound on S. Main st. into the town of Amherst. Runners will make a u-turn at the Amherst traffic light in the snap fitness parking lot (a water table will be located here). Then runners will proceed southbound on S. Main st and finish on the Amherst County High School Track (After 40 minutes the road will be opened. If you have not completed the 5k by then all runners and walkers can use the sidewalks to finish the race)
Prices: IRON 5k: $20 ($25 after 3/12/2017) (Packet Pickup/Race Day $30) IRON 5k (12 & under): $15 KIDS 1 MILE FUN RUN: $10 (Race Day $15)
***Race entry fees are non-refundable & non-tranferable to another event or person***
Packet Pickup: Sat. April 8th, 12-4:43pm, Riverside Runners on 2480 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503 Sun. April 9th, 1-2:30pm, Race Day, Amerst Country High School, Lancer Stadium.
T-shirts: Guaranteed for those participants who pre-register online. A limited number of T-shirts are available for those who register race day. Pre-registration is encouraged, because registration on race day does not guarantee a T-shirt.