RACE DESCRIPTION: Boys Home of Virginia is excited to host our 6th Annual Boys Home Harvest Hustle 5K, 10K, and half-marathon! Each year this event has grown and Boys Home is ready to celebrate the Harvest Hustle's 5th anniversary with the biggest turnout yet!
Friday, November 4th - 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 5th - packet pick-up and late registrations will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 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: Under 12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.