Ashland Railroad Run

Sat December 5 - Wed December 16 Ashland, VA 23005 US Directions RaceJoy Ready

Join us for the 42nd Annual Ashland Railroad Run: Virtual Holiday Edition!

Run 5K, 10K, 15K (COTU Challenge), or the Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run.

Show us your most festive race attire and Jingle All the Way to the finish! Prizes for the best holiday outfits.

If you have safety gear, you can run at dusk and enjoy the beautiful lights of Light Up the Tracks in Downtown Ashland!

All proceeds benefit the Hanover Arts & Activities Center.

Prize for Most Festive Kid’s Attire Photo
Prize for Most Festive Attire Race Photo

In person packet pick up on December 4 at Hanover Arts from 5-7.


Current Randolph Macon students and Staff get $10 off.  See details during checkout.


Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

500 South Center Street
Ashland, VA US 23005

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Ashland Railroad Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

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