Dahlgren Heritage Rail Trail 50 km
Date August 1, 2015
Time 6:30am
Start/Finish Located at
Rt 605 Trailhead
10401 Bloomsbury Rd
King George, VA 22485
For Ages 15 and older
Entry Limit Race limited to 200 entrants
Time Cutoffs
Wal-Mart15.5 miles10:30am
Panorama18.5 miles11:30am
Indiantown22.9 miles12:30pm
Comorn27.0 miles1:30pm
Finish31.0 miles2:30pm
Historical Race Data Lists of Course Record, fastest runners and all finishers of first 5 years.
Course and Aid Information All Course related information
DHRT Website Link to trail website with trail and area maps, permit requirements for training use. DHRT is a private trail and a permit must be granted for pre race training.
Area Map Road Map with Hotel, Restaurant, Start/Finish and Crew Location
Runner Instructions Runner Instructions
Crew Directions Driving Directions to Reach Crew Accessible Aid Stations
Parking Please carpool to the start/finish. Main lot opens at 5am and holds about 100 cars. Overflow parking will be on Birchwood Creek Rd. There is very limited parking on the course. When parked, all wheels must be off the pavement and no part of your vehicle may overhang the road.
Until May 31, 2015 $75
June 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015 $85
July 1, 2015 to 8pm on July 29, 2015 $95
After 8pm on July 29, 2015 $100
Premiums Short Sleeve Technical T-shirt, Finisher's Award, Post Race BBQ.
Registration Opens Soon
Awards & Categories
Overall Top Three Males and Females Cash ($200, $100, $50)
Course Record Bonuses First male finishing faster than 3:10:26 and first female finishing faster than 3:39:26 Cash $100
Age Groups 19 & Under, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over Top Finisher
Packet Pickup, Trail Briefs & Late Registration
Mandatory Trail Briefs Each runner must attend one of three trail briefs. After the brief, you can pick up your race number and T-shirt or register for the race. Trail brief will be about 15 minutes.
Thursday July 30, 2015
VA Runner in Central Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Friday July 31, 2015
Rt 605 Trailhead
Saturday August 1, 2015
Rt 605 Trailhead. Pick up you race number and shirt, starting at 5:30am.
Mandatory Race Day Runner Tracking
All runners must check in at the start line on Saturday Morning
Runner numbers will be recored at Wal-Mart and Indiantown Rd. Make sure your number is recorded upon arrival.
If you drop, you must turn your number in at the next aid station on the trail.
A runner will be financially responsible for any search and rescue if they fail to follow tracking procedures.
Race Limit 200 participants - strictly enforced
Directions from Fredericksburg from Fredericksburg 9 miles east on Rt 3. Turn left on Bloomsbury Rd (Rt 605). Trailhead is 1.5 miles on the right. Parking at the trailhead is limited, please carpool and arrive early. Lot opens at 5am.
Hotel Information
17 Miles from Start/Finish on Rt 301 in Dahlgren
Holiday Inn Express540-644-1500
Comfort Inn540-663-3060
Hampton Inn540-625-2333
12 Miles from Start/Finish in Downtown Fredericksburg
Courtyard Fredericksburg540-373-8300
16 Miles from Start/Finish in Central Park Area of Fredericksburg
Hilton Garden540-548-8822
Hampton Inn540-786-5530
Primitive Camping Will be available at Rt 605 Trailhead on August 1 only. No fires, no electricity and no running water. Porta Pots available. Anything outside of your car will need to be moved by 5am to allow for parking.
Information Email: vic@farc.org, phone: 540-310-4803