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Richmond Road Runners Club dedicates this annual 5K race to the memory of Dr. Peter Still. Peter was a scholar, gentleman, runner, and a friend to many. The proceeds of this race benefit the Richmond Road Runners Club Scholarship Fund. Each year the club has awarded two $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship is awarded to individuals who have and will represent the beneficial aspects of running as a healthy lifestyle. The recipients of the 2017 scholarships will be announced at the conclusion of the Pony Pasture 5K.
Help RRRC award at least two $2,500 college scholarships to Richmond-area high school seniors in 2018. Make a donation during the registration process. Not running...you can still make a donation!
There is limited parking in the Pony Pasture parking lot. Please consider parking at the Stratford Hills Shopping Center on Forest Hill Road. Vans will shuttle you to and from the park.
Runners must be 6 years old or older to participate in the 5K road race.
Until July 13 @ 11:59 PM
RRRC members: $10 plus processing fee
Non-members: $15 plus processing fee
July 14 - July 28 @ 11:59 PM
RRRC members: $15 plus processing fee
Non-members: $ 20 plus processing fee
Online registration closes July 28 at 11:59 PM
Registration on Race Day
RRRC members and non-members: $20 plus processing fee.
Any discounts will be applied at check out.
All entry fees and processing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, no exceptions. In the event of postponements or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, there will be no refunds.
It is a flat and fast, out and back 5K (3.1 mile) course on Riverside Drive along the James River. The race starts and ends at the Pony Pasture Rapids Park's parking lot located on the south bank of the James River.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. BE ALERT, WATCH FOR TRAFFIC & PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR FELLOW RUNNERS, COURSE MARSHALS, AND POLICE.
A water stop will be available at about mile 1 and mile 2 on the course. Sports drinks, water and snacks will be provided after each race.
Bib number pick up will be Friday, July 28, from 2:45 PM to 6:00 PM at New Balance Richmond in the Short Pump Station shopping center, 11341 W. Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA 23060.
Bib number pick up on race morning begins at about 6:15 AM.
A t-shirt is guaranteed for those who register by 11:59 PM on July 13. We cannot guarantee the size or style on t-shirts, but we will make every effort to meet you selection request.
There will be awards for the top 3 overall male and female finishers. Ribbons will be awarded to top three male and female in each 5-year age group.
The race will be manually timed by Richmond Road Runners Club. Times will be posted on this website (Results menu tab) and on the RRRC website.
For 2017, Pony Pasture 5K is a RRRC Championship Race and a RRRC Grand Prix Race. Each year the club runs a series of races and members collect points by placing or volunteering at the events. At the club’s annual banquet, male and female winners in various divisions are recognized as the year's Club Champions and/or Grand Prix Champions.
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