RRRC Cul-de-sac 5K Series

Monday evenings, July 5, July 12 & July 19, 2021 Henrico, VA 23233 US
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Description

It's that time again for the Richmond Road Runners Club's Cul-de-sac 5k race series!    The races will be in-person and as well as virtual race options.

The in-person races will take place at Henrico County's Deep Run Park on:

  • Monday, July 5th, at 7:00 pm.
  • Monday, July 12th, at 7:00 pm.
  • Monday, July 19th, at 7:00 pm.

The virtual races will take place, and the time you would like to run between July 5th-July 22nd. Once complete, report your time under Results. 

By signing up for the Cul-de-sac series (in-person or virtual), you will receive an awesome T-shirt. If you run all three in-person races, you will be eligible for the Series Competition.

Note:  Water will be provided at the race, but you must bring your own cup, bottle to fill.  Thank you for supporting a sustainable future by reducing single-use cups.  

Series Registration Fees & Rules

Runners must be 8 years of age or older to participate in this hot weather 3-race series. Runners who are 8-9 years of age must be accompanied for the entire race by a parent, guardian, or coach registered for and running each race in the series. 

3-Race Series Registration Fee before Sunday, June 15 @ 11:59 PM

  • RRRC members: $20 plus processing fee
  • Non-members: $40 plus processing fee

3-Race Series Registration Fee Wednesday, June 16 through, July 5 @ 5:00 PM

  • RRRC members: $25 plus processing fee
  • Non-members: $50 plus processing fee

Youth Pricing: For all runners 5-12 years of age, the price is $15 plus the processing fee. Youth registering for the 3-race series will get a race shirt (only adult sizes are available) at no extra charge.

Any discounts will be applied at check out.

REGISTRATION FOR THE 3-RACE SERIES ENDS ON Monday, JULY 5, @ 5:00 PM.

THERE IS NO ON-SITE RACE DAY REGISTRATION FOR THE SERIES. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Refund Policy: Registrants for the in-person Cul-de-sac series 5k may transfer to the virtual Cul-de-sac series at no cost through July 5, 2021. To request a transfer to the virtual race, log into your RunSignup account, find Cul-de-sac 5k under your Upcoming Races, and click "Manage Registration." 

Registrations cannot be deferred to a later race. Bib numbers are not transferrable. There will be no refunds in the event of postponements or cancellations due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

The in-person race is limited to the first 300 participants. Registration will be closed when capacity is reached. 

Deep Run Course and Course Rules

The 3.1-mile loop course will primarily be on Deep Run Park's asphalt trails and cross the Park roads.  Please see the map for the planned route.

NOTE: Baby/child strollers/joggers/dogs are not permitted.

This is a race conducted under the rules of USATF and RRCA. Considering all participants' safety, the following are not allowed during the race: baby joggers, baby strollers, animals (on or off leash), skateboards, inline or roller skates, or bicycles. The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged in this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for all participants' safety, RRRC encourages a headphone-free environment during the running of the Cul-de-sac races.

Other users of the park may be on the trails during the race. Please be courteous to them, warn them of your approach, and be careful passing them and their dogs.

THIS IS A TRAIL RACE. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. BE ALERT FOR ROOTS, STONES, MUD, TREE LIMBS, ETC. BE ALERT, WATCH FOR TRAFFIC & PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR FELLOW RUNNERS, COURSE MARSHALS, POLICE, AND OTHER USERS OF THE TRAIL.

The Richmond Road Runners Club will time the race. Results will be posted online on the RRRC website and this race page (see Results tab).

Series Race Shirt

There will be a Cul-de-sac 5K 2021 race shirt for those registering for the 3-race series (in-person or virtual events). The giveaway will be guaranteed for runners who register for the 3-race series (in-person or virtual) by June 15. Runners who register for the 3-race series on or after June 16 AND who complete all 3 races may be able to get an unclaimed giveaway after the conclusion of the final race in the series. 

Update:  The t-shirts will not be available until after the Cul-de-sac series is completed.  Once we have a confirmation on the delivery date we will let you know where and when you can pick up your t-shirt!

Cul-de-sac 5K Series Competition 2021

The series competition for the in-person races of the 2021 Cul-de-sac 5K Series is designed to encourage competitive running and racing for place among runners in 5-year age-groups over this 3-race series. 

Age-group placement for the series competition is based on the runner’s age on July 5, 2021.

For each in-person 5K race, points will be awarded to all finishers in each age-group. The top 9 finishers in each age-group will receive points as follows: 

  • 1st - 10; 2nd - 9; 3rd - 8; 4th - 7; 5th - 6; 6th - 5; 7th - 4; 8th - 3; 9th - 2
  • All other finishers receive one participation point.

Runners must run and finish all three in-person 5K races to be eligible for awards based on the series competition points. There will be awards for the top three male and top three female runners overall and the top male and top female masters runners. There also will be awards for the top male and female runners in each 5-year age-group. Any point ties for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place within overall, masters, and age-group competitions will be resolved by assigning higher standing to the runner with the lower (faster) cumulative chip times for the three races.

There will be an awards ceremony after the race on July 19.

The race director and the series competition scorer reserve the right to revise these rules in the case of race cancellation or postponement based on severe weather or other unexpected circumstances.

Weather-related changes

The race director may change the requirements for running any of the Cul-de-sac 5K races. 

If there are severe weather conditions in the Richmond area or if the dew point is projected to be 80°F or above at the designated start time, the race director may extend or otherwise alter the window for completing your 5K run or walk. Registered participants will receive an email announcing any changes by 12:00 PM on race day, including any changes to the time window for submitting finishing times.

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