2019 Halifax County Happy Feet 5k for Health & Fitness

Sat April 27, 2019 South Boston, VA US 24592 Directions


9:00AM EDT
Events: Adult Happy Feet Runner


9:00AM EDT
Events: Adult Happy Feet Runner

Adult Happy Feet Walker

9:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Student Fun Run

9:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Grades 6-12 Student Runner

9:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Grades 6-12 Student Walker

9:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT


                                           SIGN UP for 2019 Happy Feet 5K!

                                       Our County! Our 5K! Healthy. Happy. Together!!!!

                               Sat, April 27, 2019 at Tuck Dillard Stadium (Middle School) 

On Your Mark, Set, Come out Saturday morning at 9. Do it for your body, soul and mind. Great music, great people, tons of fun, Every “body” benefits when Happy Feet is done. Sign up online for yourself, with family, friends, as a church group, school team/club, social club or company team. Google 2019 Halifax County Happy Feet.
Route: The Happy Feet 5K (3.1 miles) will start at the Tuck Dillard Stadium at the Middle School, loop around the track, proceed via access road to the High School, around the student parking lot, across from Walmart, loop around the teacher’s parking lot, proceed back to Middle School, looping Tish Waller Stadium track and proceeding around the Middle School passing the bus maintenance shop, ending back at the Dillard Stadium to the Finish Line celebration where you will receive your finisher medal/healthy snacks.
The Finish Line celebration will excite, energize and keep you upbeat with music and entertainment. Registered participants are eligible to win cash prizes. Please call 202-770-7874 if you are a business and want to donate funds for runners/walkers. Let your customers know how much you care!

Wear your most creative “happiest feet” creations (i.e., colorful knee socks, painted legs, attached bells, ribbons, balloons, or lights to bling up your sneakers).


County officials will be on hand to ensure a healthy and happy family fun event. The media will be on hand to cover this fun family event that is planned with county officials to ensure it is safely organized.


The Halifax County Happy Feet 5K Run/Walk is an annual fitness event to promote healthy lifestyles in Halifax County. Proceeds go toward student programs. Happy Feet was established to continue the work of Virginia Maude Dixon Hightower who advocated goodwill for all Halifax County residents! Happy Feet is organized by the Happy Feet Run for Health and Fitness, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.



1 High School Circle
South Boston, VA US 24592
Run/Walk Contact Info
If you have any questions about this Run/Walk, please contact the Run/Walk director at
Your Happy Feet 5K Training Plan

Get Moving so you will be Happy Feet Ready

Newcomers to any running program should get a doctor’s clearance and be free of injury and illness. Also, get a good pair of running shoes that fit comfortably— and comfortable running apparel.
January - Easy run/walk weeks 1,2,3. Run 1 mile in week 4                                                              February - Run/walk 1.5 miles. Run 2 miles in week 4.                                                                      March - Run/walk 2 miles in week 1, 2. 3. Run 2.5 miles in week 4.                                           April - Run/walk 2.5 miles in week 1. Run 3 miles in week 2.                                                            Rest until race day!!! YOU are Happy Feet ready!!!!  

During your training, do the following:

  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated during your workouts.
  • Add plenty fruits, vegetables, protein and fiber to your diet.
  • Curb fried foods, processed foods, sugar snacks and alcohol. 
If you have further questions, email me, your Race Director and Happy Feet Running Coach, RRCA Certified.

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