Altavista On Track presents the Giblet Jog 5K! This event is held on Thanksgiving Day at 8:30 am at English Park. Proceeds from this event will benefit Altavista's economic revitalization efforts. Altavista On Track (AOT) exists to enhance our town by strengthening community identity, pride and economic vitality while preserving the historic district. Altavista has been a designated Virginia Main Street Community since 2007!
Race Information: Course: The course will take you around English Park and then to the back part of the park, under development. This course winds along an old farm road, through fallow fields and past structures of days gone by, all adjacent to the Staunton River. It’s a beautiful way to start your Thanksgiving!
Early Packet Pickup: November 26 & 27 at the Altavista YMCA, 8am-8pm. (718 7th Street)
Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup: 7:15 am-8:15 am at Booker Bldg.
T-Shirts: Guaranteed to pre-registered entries.
Refreshments: Water, bagels, and bananas will be available along the course. Refreshments will be available at the finish line for race participants.
Awards: Join us in the Booker Building after the race for the following awards! 5K Run: 1st, 2nd,and 3rd/Male & Female overall. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male & Female in the following Age Groups: 0-12,13-19,20-29,30-39,40-49, 50-59,60-69, 70-79, 80+
Parking: Ample parking is available at English Park.
Directions: Altavista, VA is located on Hwy 29 between Lynchburg and Danville. From the north, take 29 S to the 1st Altavista exit. Follow Business 29 S to the left about 2.75 miles to Pittsylvania Ave., turn left. Park entrance is .25 miles on the right. From the south, take 29 N to the 1st Altavista exit & turn right off the ramp onto Rt. 43. Go about 2 miles to Main St. & turn left. Turn right at the 2nd traffic light onto Pittsylvania Ave. Park entrance is .25 mi. on the right.
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