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Saturday, Nov 6: Boys Home of Virginia’s Harvest Hustle!

On Saturday, November 6th, the Boys Home of Virginia is excited to host their 5th Annual Boys Home Harvest Hustle 5K, 10K, and half-marathon! Each year this event has grown bigger and better! This year Boys Home is ready to celebrate with their best event yet!

Each year this event has grown bigger and better!

This event will take place at Intervale Trailhead, Jackson River Scenic Trail 1903 Dressler Dr. Covington, VA US 24426

Race Description… 

All races start and end at the Intervale Trailhead of the Jackson River Scenic Trail, in Covington, VA. The USATF-certified course has a smooth crushed gravel surface and is mostly flat, with some small hills. The course follows an old railroad bed of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, winding along the Jackson River through the scenic Alleghany Highlands. You are welcome to run or walk at your own pace; please be aware that aid stations will close at noon.

Drive-thru Packet Pick-up will be from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, November 5th at Boys Home of Virginia, 414 Boys Home Drive, Covington, VA 24426. 

Time spent at Boys Home is a fresh chance for a young man to mold his character in positive, meaningful ways.

On-site packet pickup the day of the race (Saturday, November 6th) will be available starting at 8:30 a.m. There will be separate tables for each race, as well as another table for same-day registrations.

To sign up for this race, visit: runsignup.com/Race/VA/Covington/BoysHomeHarvestHustle

All proceeds from this event benefit the Boys Home of Virginia. This institution provides for young men in a healthy, supportive environment. The programming is designed to offer a life-changing experience. Caring adult supervision, a welcoming school environment, a stable living situation, and opportunities to explore educational and career options help our students become responsible, well-rounded young men. Boys Home is not an orphanage, or simply a school. They provide food, clothing, shelter, and guidance, almost entirely privately financed by individuals and churches. Time spent at Boys Home is a fresh chance for a young man to mold his character in positive, meaningful ways.

– HashtagWV #136. October 2021.

 

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