Race Information

Dismal Swamp 5 Miler
Chesapeake, VA
Oct 3, 2020 - Saturday
5M run
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:
    Do to Covid -19 restrictions there will be Temperature Checks and Covid-19 waivers to be signed upon arrival!

    We will be having time slots and running waves to control social distancing ! we will let you know details as we get closer to race!


    COURSE: This is a 2.5-mile out and 2.5-mile back course on the closed 2-lane roadway at the Dismal Swamp Trail Park in Chesapeake.
    FLUIDS AND FOOD: There will be 1 aid stations with water  . Aid station locations will be at 2.5 miles.
    AMENITIES & POST-RACE: T-Shirts will be provided. Onsite hospitality & refreshments 
    TIME LIMITS: The race starts at 8:00 AM -- we will have a wave start ! waves will start at 8 AM -- and 9:15 PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED TO START IN SOCIALLY DISTANCED GROUPS; finish line will close at 10:30 Walkers may arrange an early start or self-time after 10:00
    AWARDS: Top 3 overall Male and Female and top 3 male and female in 10 year age groups will receive awards!
    REGISTRATION:  Registration will be open until Thursday October 1st 2020, NO race day Registration . 
    GOLDEN RUNNERS: Automatically applied at checkout thru October 1st. GR discount not available after October 1st.
    CLUB MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: A Club membership discount of $5.00 is available up thru August 15th. Discounts are automatically applied on the payment page during registration. You should use the account you used to register for the club to apply for this discount. We will also attempt to match on name/date of birth.
    Paper entry forms not available.



    This is a Strider Grand Prix and Walking Grand Prix event.

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  • Added to our Directory
    Aug 21, 2020
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Aug 21, 2020
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  • This event has concluded
    We hope to update it for 2021

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