Mother Nature blessed us with an unusual sunny day for our annual 5K, and the Crozet community responded. With 144 runners registered, it was one of our biggest races yet.
Volunteers needed for the 2017 Crozet Trails Crew 5K Trail Race
Calling all volunteers: It’s time to gear up for the 8th Annual Crozet Trails Crew 5K Trail Race! The race will be held at 8am on Saturday, October 7th, the morning of the Arts & Crafts Festival. Volunteer activities begin the week leading up to the Race. Please sign up below and encourage friends and family to volunteer, too.
Announcing our race for 2017!
When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Where: Claudius Crozet Park, Crozet, Virginia
7-8 a.m.-Day-of registration/packet pick-up at Crozet Park YMCA
8 a.m.– Kids Run starts
8:30 a.m.– Start of 5K race
9:30 a.m. (or earlier)– 5K awards ceremony
9:45 a.m.– Timing closed (walkers can take their time, the course won’t close until all participants finish)
10 a.m.-6 p.m.– Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival
The Kids Run course: The kids run (for kids aged 1 to 7 years) will start at the 5K start line (just south of the soccer field) and will be run around the soccer field so that the kids will be visible from the field at all times. Parents are welcome to run/walk with their kids. No fee for kids run, but please include their info on the registration page (see below).
The 5K course:
The Crozet Connector Trail (Crozet Greenway), starting and finishing at Crozet Park. This is a somewhat rugged trail course with a few stream crossings and varied trail conditions through scenic eastern Crozet. Prepare to get dirty, but in a fun way. 🙂
- 1-day-only access to the Crozet Connector Trail (Thanks to the property owners who have granted 1-day race access).
- Race shirt and prize give-away eligibility ($20 value).
- Entry into the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival for the day ($6 value).
- Overall male and female winners of the 5K race will have a trail bridge named in his/her honor (PRICELESS).
$20 on-line, $25 Friday October 6 (6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Crozet Library parking lot) and day-of race.
Support the work of The Crozet Trails Crew (CTC), made up of community members who are interested in helping plan, build, and promote pedestrian and bicycle trails in and around Crozet, Virginia.
If you are a business wanting to get involved or someone who would like to volunteer for either event, please contact Teri (firstname.lastname@example.org)
YOU CAN ALSO REGISTER IN PERSON (INCLUDES PACKET PICK-UP FOR ALL REGISTRANTS):
Friday, October 6, 6-8 p.m., Crozet Library parking lot, Crozet, VA
Saturday, October 7, 7-8 a.m. at the Crozet Park YMCA
Included with your registration:
Race shirt, designed by local designer
and sponsored by local businesses.
Saturday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m.
Take a walk on the Crozet Connector Trail, guided by members of the Crozet Trails Crew. This trail is adjacent to the neighborhoods of Westhall, Foothill Crossing, Western Ridge, and Westlake Hills, with plans to connect to Claudius Crozet Park. Meet at the kiosk at the eastern (right) end of the parking lot in Crozet Park (near the playground), prepared for an approximately 3 mile walk on uneven ground. Wear sturdy shoes and carry water; a hat and insect repellent is recommended. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Check our Facebook page for weather cancellations one hour before scheduled start time.