RACE DESCRIPTION: This year, Boys Home of Virginia is excited to offer a 5K, 10K, and half-marathon! Children 10 and under may run the 5K or 10K for free.
Friday, November 6th - Drive-thru packet pick-up will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Boys Home of Virginia - Administration Building, 414 Boys Home Road, Covington, VA 24426.
Saturday, November 7th - packet pick-up and late registrations will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the race site - 1903 Dressler Drive, Covington, VA 24426.
All races start and end at the Intervale Trailhead of the Jackson River Scenic Trail, in Covington, VA. The USATF-certified course has a smooth crushed gravel surface and is mostly flat, with some small hills. The course follows an old railroad bed of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, winding along the Jackson River through the scenic Alleghany Highlands. You are welcome to run or walk at your own pace; please be aware that aid stations will close at noon.
Awards for each race will begin approximately 30 minutes after the top three men and women racers cross the finish line. Top finishers male and female overall and top three male and female in each age category will receive awards. Our age categories are: 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.
Boys Home Harvest Hustle COVID-19 & Safety Precautions
All volunteers will be equipped with gloves & masks. Multiple sets of gloves will be used throughout the day to avoid the spreading of germs.