Race History

Grand Prix Series


The Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix Series is a competitive schedule in the Fredericksburg region in which runners score points to ultimately win awards at the end of the season at the annual FARC Banquet. It is a chance to compare yourself to your peers and another way to meet people!

Race Partnerships

SlyeStrong #6 Foundation

Race Volunteers

If you are not walking or running, we can use your help. We are looking for volunteers for course marshals, water tables, packet pickups, registration tables on race day, and setup/takedown crews. If you are interested or know someone who is interested, please contact us by email at

Race Forms and Maps

Online Registration

Race Location

Carl D. Silver Health Center/Moss Free Clinic’s Parking Lot

1301 Sam Perry Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22401


From US-1 North – Go south on Jefferson Davis Hwy./US-1. After entering the City of Fredericksburg, turn right onto Mary Washington Blvd. Turn left onto Sam Perry Blvd. Carl D. Silver Health Center is on the right. 


The 5K course is USATF-certified that goes out and back on Cowan Blvd toward Central Park with some hills. Water will be available on the route near mile 1.7 of the 5K course. Restrooms are in the Carl D. Silver building.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees: 

5K: $30

Youth 1 Mile: $15 



Fredericksburg Area Running Club members: $5

5K Family Upgrade*: $25 per individual


*To receive the family upgrade, all race registrations and 

payment must be sent in together, 3 minimum members are required. 


COVID-19 Information:

We are accepting online registration only to limit contact points.

Runners will start in waves of 25. Waves will be spaced 1-2 minutes apart.

Starting line area will be marked to keep runners 6 feet apart while waiting for the race to begin. Water station will be modified to limit contact with volunteers.

5K Wave Starts: Under 20 minutes, 20-30 minutes, 30-40 minutes, 40-50 minutes, 50-60 minutes, and Walkers


Note: This is a rain or shine event refunds are unavailable.

Registration Options



By mail: Complete form and send with payment to: 

    MWH Foundation/Attention Andrea Johnson

    2600 Mary Washington Blvd | Fredericksburg, VA 22401


In person*

    (socially distanced and only if allowed in Virginia COVID phases) 

June 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m 


Lucky Road Run Shop

    1277 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401


Race Day Registration: Starts at 6:00 a.m.

Packet Pick-up

Packets may be picked up at Lucky Road Run Shop on 

June 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m


Remaining race packets may be picked up at the event beginning at 6:00 a.m.



Unclaimed packets will not be mailed to entrants. 

Important Information

To ensure runner safety, unregistered runners, unauthorized vehicles, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades and running with dogs are strictly prohibited. Non-compliance will result in removal from the race course and immediate 

disqualification. Course is not closed to traffic, headphones are discouraged. Baby joggers are permitted in the race and must start in the back and stay at the back or 15 minutes per mile, whichever is faster.


Entry fee includes a T-shirt. Shirts may not be available nor sizes guaranteed for runners registering after June 9, 2021

Chip Timing

Arsenal Events will provide Chip Timing by using disposable Chronotrack bib tags. Bibs are to be worn on your front.


If there is no bib worn, no time will be recorded. 


All awards and places are determined by Gun Time

The top three overall male and female 5K finishers earn:

Cash prizes of $100, $50, $25


Masters (40+) Top male and female 5K finisher will receive a: 

Cash prize of $50


Event Record Bonuses

First male or female runner setting a new event record in the 5K will receive a:

$25 cash bonus. 

Current event records:

Male: Andrew Brodeur 15:32 (2016) and Female: Jillian Pollack 18:51 (2018)


5K Age Groups

The top 3 men and women in each of the following age groups will receive gift certificates: 14 & Under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 & Over


Youth 1 Mile Fun Run participants will receive finishers medals and shirts (while both supplies last)

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June 19th 2021 | Fredericksburg, VA
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 race will be
offered as a hybrid option (virtual and in-person).
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2021 Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix Race Series
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Last Updated: 02/01/21