2nd Annual

Grace Race 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, May 16

  9 AM

                                                                 Rain or Shine

                                         Open to All Ages

                                       Sponsored by First Baptist Church of Hopewell


Entry Fee:  We are asking for a canned food/non-perishable food item donation as an entry fee for the Grace Race.  This donation will go to the local food pantry.  Donations can be made when registering for the race.  If registering online, please bring your donation the day of the race.


Registration:  Online registration is now closed.  Please register tomorrow morning between 8:00 - 8:45 am at the registration table.


Register in person at First Baptist Church (401 N. 2nd Ave., Hopewell, VA 23860)
You can pick up & complete Registration forms at the church office at the following times:

Mon., Tues., Thurs., 9 am - 3 pm;  Wednesday  9 am - 5 pm    (The office is closed on Fridays.)


Register on Race Day:  Sat., May 16, 8 am - 8:45 am at the Registration Table.


Race Bib Pick Up:  Day before the race - Friday, May 16, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at First Baptist Church or on the day of the race at the Registration table from 8:00 am - 8:45 am.


Race Day Information: 

     Location:  219 Appomattox Street (We will meet in the park across the street.)
                       Racers should plan to arrive early for parking.

     Parking:    Lots available on:  N. Main Street beside First Baptist Church and also in front of First Baptist and in the field
                       behind the church;
Library Street; and at Hopewell Post Office lot on Poythress Street.


     Plan to meet at the starting line around 8:50 am.

     Those who did not pick up their packet the day before should proceed to the registration table
(located behind the 
Hopewell Library on Appomattox Street) to pick up your racing bib.

     The race will go in waves:  1st wave - runners (9:00), 2nd wave - joggers (9:05), 3rd wave - walkers (9:10)

The Grace Race Route:  click here

     There will be musicians and bands along the route and snacks provided at the completion
of the race.  Come out and have