5K Run/Walk Through History Planned for Pamplin Park this month

By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr
Posted: Mar. 16, 2018 | 5:40 p.m.

DINWIDDIE – Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is hosting its first 5k Breakthrough Trail Run/Walk on March 31, 2018. The race will begin at the historic Hart Farm located at 6915 Duncan Road, Petersburg, VA 23803. The race course will guide participants through the Civil War ‘Breakthrough’ Battlefield trails which ended the 292 day siege of Petersburg featuring a beautiful landscape with original earthworks from the decisive battle.          

Race day registration is from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. with a race start time of 9:00 a.m. Runner and walker registrations postmarked by March 9, 2018 are $25.00 each and guaranteed a t-shirt. Thereafter and race day, registration is $30.00 for runners and walkers with no t-shirt guarantee. All registrations include a Park general admission. Participants can register online at RunSignUp.com or call (804) 861-2408 and visit www.pamplinpark.org for registration forms, a course map or more information.

Adult overall top three male and female finishers will receive awards and the youth top three, in groups ages 11-17 and 10 and under, will receive awards.

Tri-Cities Road Runners are sponsors of this event and will be providing logistical and technical support to include posting the timing results of the race. “Tri-Cities Road Runners was established in 1980. The primary purpose of TCRR is to promote and encourage running and overall fitness through educational and charitable means.”-TCCR website

TCCR serves the running community in Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, and the surrounding areas such as Prince George County, Dinwiddie County, and Chesterfield County. More club information can be found on the TCCR website at http://www.tricitiesroadrunners.org.     

One of “Virginia’s Best Places to Visit” according to the Travel Channel, and designated as a National Historic Landmark, Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is a 424-acre Civil War campus located in Dinwiddie County, Virginia offering a combination of high-tech museums and hands-on experiences. The Park has four world-class museums and four antebellum homes. The Park is also the site of The Breakthrough Battlefield of April 2, 1865 and America’s premiere participatory experience, Civil War Adventure Camp. For more information, please call 804-861-2408 or visit www.pamplinpark.org.

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