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Register by October 15 for free entry into our grand prize raffle! Event shirts also guaranteed to early registrants. YOU MAY ONLY REGISTER YOURSELF.

Connect with your community and colleagues at the first ever "Connecting Communities" 5K on Saturday, November 16th at 8:30am! Powered by the Public Education Foundation of Charlottesville-Albemarle, walkers and runners will enjoy a great morning winding through the Forest Lakes neighborhood!

Registration is FREE for all City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County school and government employees. This event is meant to bring all employees together--whether this is your first or one hundred and first run/walk event!

This year's event is open to COUNTY & CITY EMPLOYEES ONLY, but families and friends are encouraged to participate in our fan cheering sections! After the race, enjoy music and snacks while top finishers and most spirited participants are awarded!

Sorry, no dogs allowed this year.
To help you prepare, Mark Lorenzoni, owner of Ragged Mountain Running Shop has prepared a 5K training plan just for you! Download it here -->5ktrainingplan.pdf and be on the lookout for training tips!

Don’t want to do the 5K but still want to participate? We are seeking volunteers! Please e-mail us​ if you are interested! 


From UVA, take Route 29 North past Wal-Mart and over the Rivana River, South Fork. Turn Right onto Hollymead Drive (at the Hollymead subdivision entrance, there will be a sign that says “Hollymead”). Follow Hollymead Drive around to Powell Creek Road. The school is on Powell Creek. The fields are behind the school.From Airport area, take Route 29 South to a left across 29 North onto Hollymead Drive. Follow Hollymead Drive around to Powell Creek Road. School is on Powell Creek and fields are behind the school.
Questions? E-mail us​