COVINGTON, VA, – September 5, 2022
Boys Home of Virginia will host their 6th annual fall fundraising event, the Boys Home Harvest Hustle 5K, 10K and half-marathon on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Ingevity will be the presenting sponsor for the second year in a row. Boys Home is very thankful for all sponsors and participants that have continuously gone above and beyond each year to provide support for Boys Home, their students, and their mission.
All three races will begin and end at the Intervale Trailhead of the Jackson River Scenic Trail, in Covington, VA. The event will offer aid stations along the race routes with water bottles and Gatorade available. Unique t-shirts and participation medals will be available for all runners, as well as snacks and drinks before and after the race.
Awards for each race will begin approximately 30 minutes after the top three men and women racers cross the finish line. Top three finishers male and female overall and top three male and female in each age category will receive awards. Our age categories are: Under 12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.
Race weekend schedule:
Friday, November 4 – 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Drive-thru packet pickup at Boys Home of Virginia,
414 Boys Home Road, Covington VA.
Saturday, November 5 – 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Registration and packet pickup
9:30 a.m. – Half-Marathon begins
9:45 a.m. – 10K run begins
10:00 a.m. – 5K run begins
Registration for the 5K is $30.00, 10K is $35.00, and the half-marathon is $50.00, with early-bird pricing available before September 15. We also offer discounts to running clubs and teams! To register, or for more information, visit www.runforboyshome.org or call Melinda at (540) 965-7707.
Boys Home of Virginia, founded in 1906, provides a healthy and supportive environment for young men whose lives have been negatively impacted by poverty or family instability. Students are provided food, clothing, shelter, and guidance in a manner that supports the successful transition to adulthood along with educational and career opportunities. Boys Home, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, is almost entirely privately funded by individuals, organizations, churches, and foundations. For more information about Boys Home, or to donate, please visit the website at www.boyshomeofva.org.