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Point of Honor 5k

Saturday September 5th, 2020

Lynchburg, VA

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Description

Enjoy running in downtown Lynchburg and experience the beautiful Blackwater Creek bikeway.  Join our tradition by participating as a runner or walker and supporting organ donation month (April).  This event raises funds and awareness for Donate Life and LifeNet Health. It remains a 2021 Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series events.  We are happy to offer a both an "in-person 5K" and a Virtual 5K option.

5K Start/Finish & Course:
Saturday, April 3, 2021 - 9:00AM
Jefferson Street near Amazement Square. Race day activities at the The Depot Grille, 10 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA  24504.
Out and back on Jefferson Street, Point of Honor Trail, and Cabell Street loop in front of the historic Point of Honor museum.

Virtual 5K Start/Finish & Course:
Saturday, April 3, 2021 & Sunday, April 4, 2021
Complete your virtual 5K anywhere in the world, on Saturday April 3rd or Sunday April 4th. Visit our Virtual 5K Results Page to upload your result and/or participation. See below for packet mailing options.


REGISTRATION:  
$25 (January 1  - March 7, 2021) || $30 (March 8 - April 2, 2021) || $35  (Race Day)


Registration fees are non-transferable & non-refundable. An entry can only be used for the person registered for the entry. Entries cannot be deferred to the following year or a future event.

If the "in-person" 5K is unable to happen due to COVID mandates or restrictions, participants will automatically be transferred to our Virtual 5K option.

Lynchburg Road Runners Club Member Discount:  A $5.00 discount is available to current Lynchburg Road Runners Club members. Discounts will not be given after March 7th. Participant membership must be current with LRRC membership roster found on RunSignUp. Discount will be given at checkout automatically. Refunds and discounts will not be given after completing online race registration.

Please note:  A LRRC discount is valid only for participants whose membership is current on race day (4/3/2021). A LRRC membership expiring prior to race day will not be eligible for the club discount. To renew your membership please visit https://runsignup.com/Club/VA/Lynchburg/LynchburgRoadRunnersClub


Assisted Participants:
We are pleased to provide an opportunity for assisted participants to enjoy race day. An assisted participant is typically being pushed in a stroller "appropriate" for the event (ie..hand brake, tether, appropriate wheels). Both the participant being pushed and the pusher are required to register for this event. Assisted participants will start prior to the 5K start and be ranked separately from the 5k event. Both the pusher and assisted participant should indicate this classification during the registration process for our planning purposes.


Team Competition:
Team registration will close on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM. Total number of team members is unlimited. Top 4 on each team score. Ranking will be based on cumulative time of scoring team members. Top team receives award.  An individual may only compete on one team. During online registration participants should select that they are on a team and then select/enter their team name. You can see a complete listing of current teams HERE.


5K AWARDS:  
Top 3 Overall M/F; Top Masters (40+) M/F; Top Grand Masters (50+) M/F; Top Senior Grand Masters (60+) M/F; Top 3 M/F in each age group; Top Team.  Overall awards ranked on "chip" time / Age group results ranked on "chip" time. 
*This is a Chip timed event, Disposable MyLaps Race Bib Technology will be used.
*Please note:  There are no awards given for our Virtual 5K


5K AGE GROUPS:
12 & under, 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over. Age Group ranking based on "chip" time.
*Please note:  There are no awards given for our Virtual 5K


PARTICIPANT ITEM:
Every registered participant will receive a complimentary commemorative keepsake item at packet pickup.


RACE T-SHIRTS:
Moisture-wicking t-shirts are gender specific and guaranteed to those registered by March 7, 2021. A limited amount of extra shirts are ordered after this deadline and available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.


PACKET PICKUP:  
Fri. April 2, 2021, Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503 434.846.7449 (11am-6pm), Race Day, Sat. April 3, 2021 at Start 8:00am-8:45am (DPO Grille, 10 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA  24504)

We are happy to offer the option of having your packet mailed to you. This option is available until March 7th for an extra fee of $10.00. Participants can select this option during registration. Your mailed packet will include; race bib, race t-shirt, and custom finisher item.


WALKERS ARE WELCOME!


PETS & STROLLERS ARE PROHIBITED.


COME FOR THE FUN, DOOR PRIZES, AND FOOD!


RACE PROCEEDS BENEFIT LIFENET HEALTH & DONATE LIFE.


APRIL IS NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH!


GO TO WWW.DONATELIFEVIRGINIA.ORG TO SIGN UP TO BE AN ORGAN DONOR.


OFFICIAL RACE WEBSITE:  WWW.POINTOFHONOR5K.COM


 

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10 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA

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