Michael B. Perry 5K

Sat October 7, 2017 Blacksburg, VA 24061 US Directions



9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT


Smithfield Road
Blacksburg, VA US 24061


Phi Sigma Pi welcomes the Virginia Tech and Blacksburg community to join in remembering the life of Michael Benjamin Perry, a Blacksburg Native and fellow Hokie who was taken from us during the Summer of 1998. The 19th Annual Michael B. Perry 5K is held in honor of our fallen Brother who was victim to a drunk driving accident. All proceeds from this year’s race will benefit Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Race will begin at 9:00 am at the Cadet Obstacle Course on Smithfield Road.

The race course can be found at this link: http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=582124

There will be one water station at the halfway point on the course. 

Registration and Check-In

Check-in location will be across from the Smithfield Road Lot in the field in front of the Cadet Obstacle Course. Get your race packet with your bib number. Check-in time will be from 8 - 8:45 am on October 7th.

Team Registration

If you are part of a club or organization at Virginia Tech, sign up as a team. The team with the most members registered will receive a prize pack.

Race Day Registration

There will be a station set up for same day registration on October 7th with a registration price increase to $20. Race day registration will be from 8 - 8:45 am. 


If you would like a T-Shirt, you must sign-up by September 27th and purchase your shirt with your registration. Hats sponsored by BOCO Gear are available on the registration page for $15. 

Post-Race Activities

Awards and Raffle prizes will be awarded after all runners have crossed the finish line (appx 10 AM).

Inclement Weather

The race will take place rain or shine so dress appropriately!

We recommend parking in Smithfield Road Lot and Duck Pond Road Lot on Virginia Tech's campus. You can see a map of VT’s parking at https://parking.vt.edu/content/dam/parking_vt_edu/maps/parking-map.pdf

**Here is the link to the Facebook group to keep up to date with news: https://www.facebook.com/events/1041094746020990

Thank you to our sponsors Gu Energy Labs and RunAbout Sports for their contributions. Thank you in advance for all our volunteers who made this day possible and to all the runners for showing your support! 

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