Second Annual Poplar Forest 5K and Children's Fun Run
October 13, 2012
Second Annual Poplar Forest 5K and Children's Fun Run to support children's educational programing at Poplar Forest 8:30 a.m., Kids run at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest and Surrounding Neighborhood
Time: 5K at 8:30 a.m. and Children’s Fun Run at 9:30 a.m.
Online: $20 through October 5th; $25 through October 10th
Mail/Walk In: $25 through October 12th
Day of: $30 (t-shirt not guaranteed)
Children’s Fun Run:
$15 (t-shirt not included) Children’s Fun Run: 12 and under
Age Groups: 5K Men/Women: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
Awards: 5K: Top 3 men and women in each age group will receive a unique Jefferson medal.
Overall Male and Female and Overall Masters Male and Female will receive a Jefferson pewter cup.
All Children’s Run participants will receive a medal.
T-Shirt: 5K Only. Unisex, long sleeve 50/50 t-shirt. T-shirts guaranteed to those registered by October 7th.
Aid: Water will be provided. Food and drinks will be available after race.
Friday, October 12th from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Riverside Runners (2480 Rivermont Ave., Lynchburg) Saturday, October 13th (RACE DAY) 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at Poplar Forest
Please Note: Part of this race is run on a gravel road.
5K route description
Runners will start in front of the main house, run down to the front entrance and back up to the house, out the service entrance and onto Foxhall Drive, turn left onto Wellington Drive, right onto Poplar Forest Drive, left onto Wellington, and right back onto Poplar Forest Drive before returning via the service entrance to finish in front of the house.
Children’s Fun Run route description
The fun run is one-mile in length. The first part of the race is an out and back, beginning at the main house, with a turnaround point halfway down the main entrance road. Once back at the house, runners will bear right and head out to the service entrance, turning around at the end of the road and running back to the finish in front of the main house.