Yorktown Independence Day 8K Run & 5K Walk

8K, 5K

Event Date

Mon, Jul 4, 2016


Yorktown, VA


About This Activity

Online registration has closed but there are two (2) more opportunities to sign up:

Pre-race packet pick-up (and late registration) will be held on Saturday, 2 July, from 11 AM-5 PM at The Pizza Shop (Washington Square Shopping Center, 5214 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23692). Stop in to pick up your bib or to register... and while you are there order some of the best pizza in York County (10% off orders for registered participants between 11 AM-5 PM).

Race Day parking, packet pick-up and registration will be at York High School on July 4th. Race-Day Packet Pickup & Registration will be conducted from 6:30-7:45 AM.

The York County Historical Museum welcomes runners to a beautiful 8K loop course on the scenic roads and trails of the Yorktown battlefield. Walkers are invited to a non-scored 5K event (families, strollers & pets welcome for the 5K walk). Both events begin and end near Surrender Field.

The 8K Run course is certified in accordance with USATF standards (VA16022RT). Course certification can be found at http://www.usatf.org/

The 8K Run event is both a 2016 Peninsula Track Club (PTC) Grand Prix event and a 2016 (Inaugural) Hampton Roads Super Grand Prix event (PTC, Tidewater Striders & Colonial Road Runners competition).

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