Civil War Sesquicentennial Race: “A Civil War Scavenger Hunt”

Runners’ Retreat is hosting the second annual Civil War Sesquicentennial Race this Saturday, July 7th in Old Town Winchester.

Not your average race, the event has teams of two receive clues to find Civil War related site around the area on foot.  Teams receive points by taking pictures at each site, and the highest score wins.  Call it a Civil War Scavenger Hunt!

Choose between a long run (25 miles or more), medium run (12-15 miles) or short run (5 or less). Bring a cell phone or digital camera. Runners are responsible for their own water and food. GPS device could be helpful!

In addition to prizes for the top 3 teams in each division, each participant will get a Coolmax shirt (Unisex Sizing). Free pair of shoes to the winning teams! Proceeds to benefit the Old Town Courthouse.

Click here to register online.

Race Details:

  • Long Run:
    Registration: 6:00-6:45AM Race Instruction: 6:45-7:00AM Start: 7:00AM
  • Medium Course:
    Registration: 7:00-7:45AM Race Instruction: 7:45-8:00AM Start: 8:00AM
  • Short Course:
    Registration: 8:00-8:45AM Race Instruction: 8:45-9:00AM Start: 9:00AM
  • Awards: 1:00PM at Courthouse


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