Verdun Adventure Bound "Dead of Winter" 5K - Forth Annual

Sat February 4, 2023 Rixeyville, VA 22737 US Directions


Dead of Winter 5K

11:00AM EST - 12:30PM EST


17044 Adventure Bound Trail
Rixeyville, VA US 22737


Cross Country 5K
Forth Annual!!! 

Wow!  Are we really doing this for the 4th year?  Why not?  If people are crazy enough to come out and race, we're just crazy enough to give them the opportunity!

 Sleep late on February 4, let it warm up a little, and then race a cross country 5K at Verdun Adventure Bound at 11:00 AM.  
To take the chill off, hot chocolate will be served around a roaring campfire at the finish line next to the pavilion.  

This race is a fundraiser with all proceeds going to support Verdun Adventure Bound.  Verdun is a educational 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to support youth and adult personal growth incorporating experiential learning and stewardship of the land on its 66 acre retreat facility. Check them out at the link below.


$25 Early Bird Special through 11:59pm Jan 15, 2021
$30 Pre-registration Jan 16 through 9:00am Feb 3.
$35 on race day at Verdun.
Long Sleeve Race T-Shirt included for those who pre-reg by Jan 15 at 11:59AM.  We will still collect T-Shirt size info, and we will have extra shirts, but they are not guaranteed after the cut-off.

Race Course
Verdun has a beautiful cross country course with just enough hills to make it interesting.  There is a lot of variety in surface and terrain... in and out of the woods, along side two ponds, over a couple streams (don't worry... foot bridges).  See the map below for the expected course (which may change if conditions dictate).  

We will have age and gender group awards as follows:

Open: 3 places
Female: 3 places

Male: 13 and under, 14-18, 19-40, 40-65, 66+
Female: 13 and under, 14-18, 19-40, 40-65, 66+
NOTE: Runners can win in multiple categories.



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Race Course Schematic: 2 laps at 2.5K


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