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Run through history !

Be a part of history!

Enter the inaugural Run the D.O.G. [Duke of Gloucester] Street 5K.

Never before in the 311-year history of the City of Williamsburg have runners been allowed to compete over the historic streets of Colonial Williamsburg, to run past the Governor’s Palace and the Capitol Building, before a dramatic finish up Duke of Gloucester Street to the Bruton Parish Church and Merchants Square.

This first-time event will benefit Avalon of Williamsburg, the women’s shelter, and post-race festivities will include entertainment, refreshments, expo vendors, and the weekly Farmer’s Market in Merchants Square.

Race details:

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010

Starting time for 5K run/walk: 8:00 a.m.

Starting location for 5K: Prince George Street, between North Henry Street and Nassau Street (adjacent to the parking lot for the William and Mary/Barnes and Noble Bookstore.

Finish line for 5K: At the end of the brick wall in front of the Bruton Parish Church, closest to Merchants Square, and just before the intersection of Nassau Street and Duke of Gloucester Street.

Race day packet pickup and late registration: Next to Colonial Sports (513 Prince George Street) in the 500 block of Prince George Street, Saturday morning starting at 6:00 a.m.

Starting time for 1 mile fun run/walk: 7:30 a.m.

Start and finish line for 1 mile: same as finish line for 5K (see above) on Duke of Gloucester Street.


We are encouraging as many runners as possible to enter before race day, so the pre-registration fee of $25 will be accepted for any entrant delivering their race entry form to Colonial Sports (513 Prince George Street) by the end of their business hours on Wednesday (6:00 p.m.). After that time, or for online entries, the fee will be $35. There is a $5 discount for runners under the age of 12, for the 5K run. The online race entry site is: www.raceit.com (good until Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.).

Also, entries after Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. are not guaranteed their exact T-shirt size. Race T-shirts for late and race day registrants as supplies last.

For the one mile fun run, the entry fee is $15 (includes a race T-shirt), or $20 race day. There is no fee for the 1 mile fun run without a race shirt.

Late registration and packet pickup: Friday, April 16, 2010 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Sports (513 Prince George Street).

Race day registration and packet pickup: Saturday, April 17, 2010, starting at 6:00 a.m. in the parking area next to Colonial Sports (500 block of Prince George Street). Race day entry will close by 7:30 a.m. race morning.

Race information:

Jim Elder, Race Director, Colonial Sports, 757-253-0277. Email: Jim@colonialsportscustom.com

Ryan Murphy, Race Coordinator, Colonial Sports. Email: run2support@colonialhcd.com

Rick Platt, Colonial Road Runners Race Coordinator, 757-229-7375. Email: rickplatt1@juno.com

Race website:


Colonial Road Runners website:


Race awards: Prize money and awards to the top three overall men and women ($100-50-25). Age group awards (salt-glazed, hand-painted mugs) to the top three men and women in all age groups from 19-and-under through 65-and-over. Door prizes.


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