Foundation/Centra 5k Run for Scholarships

1 Mile, 5K

Event Date

Sat, Mar 12, 2016


Rice, VA

About This Activity

The Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc. AND Centra Southside Community Hospital are sponsoring a 5K Run for Scholarships. The event will start at the Camp Paradise entrance of the High Bridge Trail State Park and offers an out and back run across the legendary High Bridge. Proceeds will go to scholarships for graduates of the Cumberland County High School.

Race Website:

Registration: 5K Run & Walk– $20 BEFORE February 13, $25 (2/13 - 3/10); Packet Pickup/Race Day – $30

Pre Race Packet Pickup: Friday, March 11 from 3:00 – 7:00 at the Southside Virginia Family YMCA, 580 Commerce Road, Farmville, VA 23901

Race Day Registration: Race Day registration is available for $30. Runners & Walkers can register at the Start/Finish beginning at 8:00am, (Camp Paradise Road/Aspen Hill Road (Rt. 601), Rice, VA  23966

NEW! Start/Finish Location: Aspen Hill Road (Rt. 601), Rice, VA 23966. $4.00 PARKING AT RACE SITE

Due to the width of the path across the bridge, we cannot accommodate strollers and pets.

T-shirts: Participants who register before the February 13th, deadline will receive a High Bridge t-shirt. Sizing is unisex.

Pre-Run Warm-up Session: A certified instructor will lead a warm-up session from 8:15 - 8:45 near the Start/Finish line.

Awards/Timing: Top three overall male and female finishers, top Masters (40+ yrs of age) male & female,  plus the top male & female finishers in the following categories: 12 & under, 13 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 - 59, 60-69, 70 and over. Timing and scoring of the 5K Run for Scholarships will be provided by Riverside Runners.

FREE SHUTTLE & PARKING: capacity 250 - is available at 124 N. South Street, Farmville, VA 23901 (the municipal lot behind the courthouse). Shuttle service to and from the Foundation/Centra 5K Run for Scholarships will be available from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and at the conclusion of the Run until 2:00 p.m.

50/50 RAFFLE: $5.00 tickets can be purchased during registration or at this link. Tickets delivered at packet pickup or on race day. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

PLEASE NOTE: The High Bridge State Park is still open to the public.

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