Craig County Ole Railroad Run


Event Date

Sat, Oct 27, 2018


New Castle, VA


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Craig County Ole Railroad Run

$20 $25 Closed

About This Activity

  • 5K run through rural setting over old  dirt railroad bed.  Some gravel road; short stretch along public road route 615
  • : $20 until September 1st, $25 until  October 1st, $30 that  day
  • Free T-shirt for the first 150 to register
  • Race benefits Craig County Volunteer Rescue Squad and Craig County Recreation and Conservation  Assoc; both are 501C3
  • Directions:  NOTE Old GPS units  can have difficulty in Craig County.  From Salem/Roanoke- Intersection Rt.  311 and RT 419 (1823 Thompson Memorial Drive) .  Proceed 19.4 miles on Rt.  311 to New Castle.  Turn right on Rt.  615 (Market St, then Craig Creek Rd).  Proceed 2.2 miles.  Turn right on Old Railroad Ave (gravel).   Proceed less than ½ mile;  sign for recreation complex  on the right (past church on left).  Address 270 Old Railroad
  • From Blacksburg/Pearisburg – Rt.  460 to Rt.  42 (Blue Grass Trail,  then Cumberland Gap Rd) for 29 miles to Rt.  311.   Turn left on 311 (Paint Bank Rd)  for one block, turn right onto Market St.  Proceed as above.

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