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5:30 PM17:30

2nd Annual Wednesday Night Christmas Lights FunRun Tour

Join us for a social run! We welcome anyone to run/walk with us.

2280Runners mark you calendars! The 2018 Christmas Lights Run will be Wednesday December 19th. 🎄 Just like last year, this will be a special edition Wednesday Funday Runday (our FREE fun run) where we will dress up (lights, ugly sweaters, and so on) and run past some beautiful Christmas lights before dinner at El Charro’s.

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10:00 AM10:00

Fall Functional Movement & Pain Management Workshop

Grab your FREE ticket and reserve your spot in our 2018 Fall Functional movement & pain management workshop! Our guest speakers include chiropractor Dr. David Glazer from "Function 4 Life", Dawn Flowers owner and personal trainer at U Fit, LLC and certified massage therapist Rochelle Seifert who is currently licensed and practices massage in Bridgewater, VA. The three of us will be speaking on topics related to functional fitness as it pertains to preventing injury and pain management. Learn how to properly take care of your body and avoid injury while tackling your health and fitness goals. You just may learn something that will prevent you from experiencing any major setbacks in your weight loss and/or fitness journey. Your ticket is FREE and includes a light lunch! You will experience demonstrations, techniques and advice that will help you for a lifetime. Door prizes will be given out including a free chiropractic assessment and consultation with Dr. Glazer in office, a free 1-hour massage from Rochelle and 2 free weeks of classes at U Fit! Knowledge is power! Don't miss this!

(You must register for your ticket individually.)

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9:00 AM09:00

Run for Paws: Bilbo’s fundraiser

Event will be at Hillendale Park from 9 a.m.-11ish a.m.
Early Registration: $35 - comes with an event shirt! Day of Race Registration: $40 - shirt is not guaranteed.
2 age categories: 16-100, the top 3 finishers will receive medals. Medals will also be awarded to the top 3 finishers in the youth category; ages up to 15.

After the fun run/walk there will be refreshments, bake sale table, and more, to raise donations for Bilbo's Fund! For more information on Bilbo's Fund:

To download the registration form:

All registrations can be mailed to or dropped off at Heartland Veterinary Clinic.
979 S. High St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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8:00 AM08:00

CATHalf Trail Half-Marathon & Pounding Creek Trail Marathon

We have opened registration for this year’s running of the CATHalf Trail Half-Marathon, which will take place on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 starting at 8 am.

Also, we are excited to announce that we have added a second race to the day, the Pounding Creek Trail Marathon, starting at the same place and time as the CATHalf. The Pounding Creek Marathon consists of two loops of the CATHalf course, with the second loop going in the reverse direction of the first. We are adding the Pounding Creek Marathon for those of you wanting a longer distance fall run as part of the CATs repertoire. And we are excited to have this race on the Miller School trails and make the Miller School and its great trail system part of another great race!

Details, including a course map and elevation profile, are available here:

These are some basics:

Time: Saturday October, 27 2018, 8 am. Check-in opens at 6 am

Place: Miller School of Albemarle, 1000 Samuel Miller Loop, Charlottesville, VA. 22903

Course surface: Mostly wooded single-track and mowed meadows with some gravel-road sections

CAT members receive $5 off registration. (Before registering, go to Member-Only Discount Codes tab under Membership menu on this website and click on your race to receive discount)

CATHalf Half- Marathon
Until Sept 30: $50
Oct 1-Oct 26: $60
Race day: $70

Pounding Creek Trail Marathon
Until Sept 30: $70
Oct 1-Oct 26: $80
Race day: $90

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10:30 AM10:30

4th Annual Zombie Run For Brains 2018

Can you navigate your way through the gounds of Fear Forest without getting infected by the zombies that lurk along the way? Each participant will be given a flag football belt* at the beginning of the race. Make it through the course and finish with at least one flag and you've survived! End the course without any flags left, you've been infected and will need to be "disinfected" before you can rejoin society.

Registration Opens at 10:00am, the Zombie Run starts at 11:00am

*The first wave of runners will be for families and participants who want to run the course but are not interested in having zombies come after them and will not be issues flag football belts.

*Flag football belts are not required to participate. If you choose to participate without a belt, the zombies will not come after you.

Proceeds benefit Brain Injury Connections of the Shenandoah Valley. A nonprofit organization that provides information, resources and services to improve the quality of life for those affected by brain injury in the counties of Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Bath, Rockbridge and all the cities included within so they can lead independent and productive lives.
Brain Injury Connections of the Shenandoah Valley was formerly Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery.

How long is the course through Fear Forest? 
The route through Fear Crops and Fear Forest is approximately 2 miles in length.

Do I have to run through the course?
Nope! You can walk, skip, or crawl if you want. This is a fun event to raise money and awareness for Brain Injury Recovery. 

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
There is no age minimum to participate, BUT we like to let parents know that the zombies may be scary to some children. In addition the zombies will be in full costume, makeup and character.

How many people do we need to register as a group?
10 or more.

What if I want to navigate through Fear Forest but don't want to be bothered by the zombies?
You can kindly let the event staff know you wish to not be bothered by the zombies as you go through Fear Forest and they will not give you a flag football belt to wear. No Belt, No Zombies!

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There will be plenty of parking on the grounds of Fear Forest. 

What can I bring into the event?
All of your friends! Sturdy running shoes are also highly suggested.

How can I contact the organizer with questions?
email with questions. Response will be given within 24hrs.

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9:30 AM09:30

16th Annual Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk

Come out October 20th for the 16th Annual Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk. All proceeds will once again stay local and benefit the worthy cause of RMH Foundation for Breast Care and Treatment at the Sentara RMH Medical Center.

For additional information, including registration information, visit

Contact Erik Dart at 540-433-9168 or

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8:00 AM08:00

Fairway 5k Walk/Run

The Town of New Market is excited to be able to have the opportunity to host our third annual Fairway 5k to encourage healthy living, community involvement and raise funds for the exercise equipment for the New Market Community Park. 

Pre-Registration before October 12th, 2018: $25.00 
Late Registration after October 13th, 2018: $30.00
(Fee includes tee-shirt, bib number & chip. To be guaranteed a shirt, register by September 30th, 2018)
Additional donations are accepted during registration.

Sign up by registering online at:

(online registrations will be closed on October 18th, 2018)


In person at:
New Market Town Office
9418 John Seveir Rd.
New Market, VA

Everyone is encouraged to participate! Move at your own pace, this is a run or walk! Strollers are welcome, but encouraged to start at the back of the pack. Dogs are unfortunately NOT allowed on the Golf Course.

This is a timed event, with timing services provided by Commonwealth Timing and Race Management

Early Packet Pick-Up:
Early Packet Pick-Up will take place Monday through Thursday, October 15th-19th from 8am-4pm at the New Market Town Office, 9418 John Sevier Rd., New Market, VA 22844. WE ENCOURAGE EARLY PACKET PICK UP, so we have time to assign late registered participants their packet on race day. 

Day of Instructions:
We will be ready to accept participants, who wish to register the morning of, at 7am. Please make sure to show up at the New Market Community Park, promptly at 7am, so we have enough time to register you and get you a bib number.

There will be an awards ceremony with refreshments provided after the race. An Over-ALL Winner and the top runners in each of the following age groups will be awarded: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.

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