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Run For Tanzania

Sat September 7, 2024 Powhatan, VA 23139 US Directions


5K Trail Run/Walk

$30 9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after August 19, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Kid's Fun Run

$10 8:30AM EDT - 8:45AM EDT Registration ends September 7, 2024 at 8:30am EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.

Virtual 5K Run/Walk (3.3 miles to match the distance at the State Park)

$30 Registration ends September 6, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


4616 Powhatan State Park Road
Powhatan, VA US 23139


Join us for the 3rd Annual Run for Tanzania!  The run is a 5K (3.3 miles to be exact) trail run or walk in beautiful Powhatan State Park on an earthen trail along the river and through the woods. The trail has rocks, roots, and hills. Difficulty is moderate.  A Kid's Fun Run will take place at 8:30 am before the main race begins. The kids will run about .25 miles on a dirt and grassy path. All the kids will receive a participation medal.

You're sure to have a fun time with family and friends walking or running. Prizes will be awarded to top achievers in various categories. (First place male and female, 2nd place male and female, first place team of 4)


  1. The race is September 7, 2024 at 9:00 am. Kids' Fun Run is at 8:30 am.
  2. The location is Powhatan State Park.  4616 Powhatan State Park Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.  Directions
  3. The event will begin at the Equestrian/Trailhead Lot. Directional signs will be posted.
  4. Parking at the State Park is $5 per vehicle.
  5. This is a timed and chipped race for those who are running to compete.
  6. The packet pick up is Friday, September 6, at Passion Community Church in Midlothian (50 Old Otterdale Rd.).PCC Directions 
  7. Packets can also be picked up at the race before 8:45 am.
  8. There will be donuts, bananas, granola bars, and plenty of water.
  9. Virtual participants will receive a t-shirt.

Be on the lookout for future emails with any updated information. 

We can't wait to see you at the Run for Tanzania!! You are making a huge difference in the lives of children.

Sarah Francis

Race Director




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