Thanksgiving Day 5K

What better way to begin your Thanksgiving Day than this benefit event! Run, walk, or stroll prior to your Thanksgiving feast. The certified 5k course travels, track, pavement, and the woodland trails of Sherando Park. This 5k run is an electronic chip timed event.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female finishers and the top master male and female!

Participants are encouraged to pick-up their bib number and T-shirt at the Sherando Community Center on Tuesday (11/23) and Wednesday (11/24) from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Check in and onsite registration from 7-8 am; race begins at 8:45 am.

Registration Deadline – 11/24/2021 (Online)

Race day registration available – NO CASH

​Location: Sherando High School · Stephens City, VA

Proceeds benefit The FCPRD PLAY Fund

People Lending Assistance to Youth Fund

Register Here!

Halloween Hustle 5K and Little Monster Mile

Run with us for a spell through Middletown, VA for the 2nd Annual Halloween Hustle 5K and Little Monster Mile to benefit NW Works! Guys and ghouls of all levels and paces are welcome (including canine friends) for this scenic race through the rolling hills of Middletown. Children are welcome in the standard race, but the Little Monster Mile Kids’ Run after the main event is free! Costumes are encouraged for human and canine runners alike!

Preview the route here: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1296410

Note: No hocus-pocus at this event – please wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated and practice safe social distancing from other runners!

The event is on Saturday, October 30th at 8 am and will be held at 7875 Church Street, Middletown, VA 20187.

Registration is $35, all to support NW Works’ mission of supporting adults with disabilities and others with barriers to employment to build skills and secure and sustain meaningful employment.

Folks can sign up at https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Middletown/HalloweenHustle5k3?fbclid=IwAR0y0eIzQq_i7rXnM1nVAfLPHAg0w06U0KQMkmY-KjqUgWR59YMIcmQsusY

Valor 5K and Kids Mile

The VALOR 5K, formerly known as the Trooper Manion Memorial 5K & Kids Mile, is a 5K run that honors ALL public safety and military personnel.

The VALOR 5K will take place ON the runway of the Winchester Regional Airport located at 491 Airport Road Winchester, VA 22602. The course will be flat and fast! There will be military, fire & rescue, and law enforcement apparatus along the running route for the runners to enjoy.

A memorial area will be set up near the route where local law enforcement agencies, fire & rescue departments, and military personnel can honor those who have passed away in the line of duty, or left their profession in an untimely manner.

More Information and to Register: https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Winchester/VALOR5K

Valor 5K

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

The VALOR 5K
(formerly the Trooper Manion Memorial 5K & Kids Mile)

The VALOR 5K will be held ON the runway of the Winchester Regional Airport! This event honors ALL local members of Public Safety and Armed Forces who have left us before their time. We hope to honor those who serve with Memorials and displays of all these honorable professions and those who serve. All proceeds benefit the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Youth Camp.

The FCSO Youth Camp is free to middle school age attendees and is a weeklong overnight summer camp that mentors local youth, utilizing law enforcement personnel as camp counselors. Attendees engage in multiple events throughout he week to include team sports, team building exercises, archery, firearms safety and shooting, fishing (instructed by VA Dept of Game & Inland Fisheries), and so much more!

Annual Wits for Wellness 5k Run/Walk

Entry Fees: Early registration (by March 22): $20 (guaranteed T-shirt). Late / Race day registration: $25 (T-shirts while supplies last). No pets, strollers, or headphones. $1 discount for Shenandoah Valley Runners members.

Awards: Awards presented to top three males and females in each age group.
Age Groups: 10 & under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Course Description: Multi-surface course on LFCC campus. NO PETS ALLOWED.
Amenities: Race day registration, post-race refreshments, restrooms within the Student Union Building.
Parking: Free parking (look for directional/parking signs when entering campus)

The event is benefiting the LFCC Food Pantry.

Discovery Kids 5K

The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum 5K Run/Walk will take place at the Third Winchester Battlefield. Run or walk through one of the most historic battlefields of the area. A Kids’ Dash will also be held for children under 10 years old. Be sure to check out our Family Zone with lots of healthy living activities, too!

The course is set within the beautiful landscape of the Shenandoah Valley, ranging from an amazing natural canopy of trees to rolling open fields.

Medals will be awarded to the top three runners of each age level (ages 10-70).

A Kids Dash of 100 yards will also be set up for runners age 4-9, with awards going to the top three of each age level (4-5, 6-7, 8-9). A Family Zone nearby will include hands-on activities that encourage healthy living, and a chance to make a pledge as a family to #LiveHealthy!

All of the proceeds will go back to the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum to benefit educational programs, exhibits, and activities.

Register online at discoverymuseum.net.