Fri September 17 - Sun September 19 Farmville, VA 23901 US Directions
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EVENT CANCELATION: HEART OF VIRGINIA FESTIVAL 10k & 5k

DUE TO COVID CONCERNS THE HEART OF VIRGINIA FESTIVAL AND ITS ASSOCIATED EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2021. THIS INCLUDES THE ANNUAL HEART OF VIRGINIA FESTIVAL 10k & 5k RUN/WALK. THOSE THAT HAVE REGISTERED HAVE THE OPTION TO DONATE THEIR ENTRY FEE OR RECEIVE A REFUND.  THANK YOU.

Here Are Your Options:

Our goal was to raise $10,000 for our local, community non-profit. We realize that we will fall far short of this goal. But, hope that you will consider donating your entry fee to support them.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Place
311 Main Street
Farmville, VA US 23901
Description

5K / 10K "IN PERSON"  REGISTRATION:
$25 || Individual ||  8/1 - 8/31
$30 || Individual || 9/1 - 9/16
$35 || Individual || 9/17 - 9/18

VIRTUAL 5K / 10K REGISTRATION:
$25 || Individual ||  8/1 - 8/31
$30 || Individual || 9/1 - 9/16
$35 || Individual || 9/17 - 9/19

HAVE YOUR VIRTUAL RACE PACKET MAILED TO YOU.
We are pleased to offer USPS Priority Shipping, for an additional fee of $10.00, to those unable to pickup their packet at our packet pickup and/or live outside of our area. The deadline for this option receive your packet by virtual race weekend is September 6th.

10K Race Description (RUN ONLY):
The 10K begins at the Main Street Plaza on the High Bridge State Park Trail in Farmville, Virginia. This out and back course runs in the direction of the old Farmville train station. Grade is relatively flat. Surface is fine, crushed, gravel. Timing and scoring of the 10K run will be provided. Both the 10K and the 5K events start together at 8:30am.  Medals will be presented to the top 3 overall male & female finishers and top finishers in each age category that participated in the 10K. Categories for men and women include: 18 & under, 19 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 - 69, 70 & over.

5K Run/Walk Description (RUN & WALK):
The 5K begins at the Main Street Plaza on the High Bridge State Park Trail in Farmville, Virginia. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate in the 5K and will be ranked together. This out and back course runs in the direction of the old Farmville train station. Grade is relatively flat. Surface is fine, crushed, gravel. Both the 10K and the 5K events start together at 8:30am.  Medals will be presented to the top 3 overall male & female finishers and top finishers in each age category.  Categories for men and women include: 18 & under, 19 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 - 69, 70 & over.

Disqualification: 
Participants must complete the event distance they have registered for.  A participant that is registered for the 10K and participates in the 5K during the event will be disqualified. A participant that is registered for the 5K and finishes the 10K will be disqualified.

Registration/Packet Pickup:
Friday September 17th 5:30pm - 7:30pm,  Riverside Park, 517 North Main Street, Farmville, VA  ||  Saturday September 18th (RACE DAY) 7:30am - 8:15am, Main Street Plaza, 311 Main Street, Farmville, VA  23901

Event Day Parking:
Recommended parking is the Depot Street municipal parking lot located across from our start/finish line. (intersection of Depot St. and North Main)

T-Shirts:  
Guaranteed to all participants registered by September 1st. Extra shirts will be ordered and available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

Awards:
10K Overall Top 3 M/F, 10K Age Groups Top 3 M/F 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 - 69, 70 & over.
5K Overall Top 3 M/F, 5K Age Groups Top 3 M/F 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 - 69, 70 & over.
There are no awards for our virtual events.

VIRTUAL RESULTS:
1.  COMPLETE YOUR 5K or 10K,  Friday September 17 - Sunday September 19th
2.  UPLOAD YOUR RESULTS via the RunSignUp website or text them.
3.  RECEIVE A  T-SHIRT!

Participants will have the ability to report their result, for their event, directly to our RunSignUp Results page or by text message.
Instructions will emailed to participants the week before the event and will also be found on our registration page.

Results:  Event results can be found race day on RiversideRunners.com

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