Pass the finish line in 17 minutes or less (male or female) and collect $250.00 cash. One winner only!
Event registration fee includes a finisher medal for each participant!
Awards will be presented to:
Past Race Sponsors:
City of Norfolk, Covid-19 Mask Update: Masks must be worn at all times during the 5K event except when walking or running the 5K course. Social distance should be maintained. Check back here for updates.
REGISTRATION: Register online here.
Registration closes Friday, 10-15-21 at 9 p.m.
NO DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION!
Event registration fee includes a finisher medal for each participant, race shirt, after race power bars & unlimited water and Coca-Cola.
Now until 10-10-21
$25 Adults, $15 Children
From 10-11-21 to 10-15-21
Day of the Race: NOT ACCEPTED. Online pre-registration only
Children are age 19 and under for this event.
RACE TIME: Run/Walk begins promptly at 5 p.m. at the West Point Memorial. The marathon is professionally timed by Mettle Events. Next to Elmwood Cemetery Office 3:30 p.m.– 4:30 p.m.
THE COURSE: The USA Track & Field certified 5K Run/Walk course begins at the West Point Memorial & continues through Elmwood Cemetery, ending at the West Point Memorial. Terrain varies and includes asphalt, grass & gravel.
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS: Elmwood Cemetery is a Victorian Era Garden Cemetery. Costumes are welcome but please be respectful. Costume contest in Victorian or Steampunk era will be judged before the race at 4 PM in the registration area.
T-SHIRTS: Are included in the registration fee. Sizes guaranteed if registered by 10-1-21. We will make every effort to provide requested sizes for later registrations. T-shirts are short-sleeved performance running shirts. Adult sizes only: S, M, L, XL, XXL.
PARKING: Free parking at the Cedar Grove Transit Station located in the 200 block of Princess Anne Rd., adjacent to the cemetery. Security provided at the parking lot and the 5K.
AGE DIVISIONS: Ages 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79.
AWARDS: Top 3 Male & Female Overall; Top 3 Male & Female in each age group listed above.
**AWARDS PRESENTATION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE RACE AT THE REGISTRATION AREA.**
**EVENT TAKES PLACE RAIN OR SHINE UNLESS SAFETY CONCERNS ARE A FACTOR, NSCC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL EVENT IF WEATHER PRODUCES AN UNSAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR PARTICIPANTS AND VOLUNTEERS.**