Keswick Hunt Club Fox Trot 5K Trail Race Banner Image
Sat September 29, 2018 Keswick, VA US 22947 Directions
Place
600 Castalia
Keswick, VA US 22947
Description

The Keswick Hunt Club invites you to participate in the 5th Annual Keswick Hunt Club Fox Trot 5K Trail Race at Castalia Farm. Run or walk a beautiful and challenging 5K trail course in the heart of Keswick. Kids 12 & under run free in the kids fun run. A complimentary “Hunt Breakfast” featuring a wine tasting by Barboursville Vineyards follows the races for all participants.

Please support our charity partner The Piedmont Environmental Council. The Piedmont Environmental Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the natural resources, rural economy, history, and beauty of the Virginia Piedmont.

RACE DAY: The kids’ fun run will begin at 4:30PM with the 5K trail race to follow at 5:00PM. Runners, hikers, and walkers are equally encouraged to participate! After the event, please stick around for the complimentary post-race “Hunt Breakfast” featuring wine tasting hosted by Barboursville Vineyards!

VENUE: Castalia Farm: 600 Castalia Farm, Keswick, VA 22947. Directions are available below or at this link: http://www.keswickhuntclub.com/locations/castalia/

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

  • 5K Trail Race: open to runners and walkers of all levels. Enjoy the stunning scenery of Castalia Farm as you climb grassy hills, pass by vinyards, follow a wooded trail, and emerge in meadows. The rolling hills provide a fast downhill finish with the Southwest Mountain view.
  • The Kids Fun Run: A short loop around the main grass field. 

REGISTRATION: 

  • 5K:
    • $25 before 8/31 at 11:59pm
    • $30 before 9/22 at 11:59pm - Guaranteed t-shirt cutoff. 
    • $35 from 9/23 - 9/28 at 11:59pm
    • $40 at event site.
  • Kids Fun Run:
    • FREE, but must be registered.
    • Kids have the option to purchase a event t-shirt for $10 during registration or at the event (while supplies last).

Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-up: September 29th will be held at Castalia Farm, beginning at 3:00 PM

Please note: The post-race “Hunt Breakfast” is free for all registered children, runners, hikers, and walkers. The wine tasting is available as part of the “Hunt Breakfast” for all registered participants over 21 only. Those under 21 will not be permitted to take part in the wine tasting. Spectators and non-participants accompanying registered participants can purchase add-on tickets for the “Hunt Breakfast” for $10 each at packet pick-up on race day or on the "store" link at the bottom of this page.

Participant Awards:

  • 5k:
    • Top male & female overall
    • Top male & female masters (40+) overall,
    • Top 3 in each age group: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
    • Top male & female Hunt Club member
  • Kids Fun Run
    • All participants in the kids fun run to receive a finisher award. 

Results: Printed results will be available at the race site. Also, final results will be posted on www.blueridgetiming.com and by clicking the results link on this registration page.

 

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