6th Annual Virginia Regional Ballet Derby Day
The First Colony Clubhouse on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 8 am
Virginia Regional Ballet (VRB) announces its SIXTH annual 5K Run & Walk, a Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix event.
DERBY DAY is our theme, with our “Churchill Downs” being the beautiful tree-lined First Colony neighborhood in Williamsburg! The goal is to raise funds for a live orchestra for “The Nutcracker” in December 2021! VRB welcomes sponsors for this event.
Choose One Mile Fun Run/Walk or 5K.
Location: First Colony neighborhood, 125 Pasbehegh, Williamsburg Virginia, off Route 5/John Tyler Highway, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Course: The First Colony 5K course is a counterclockwise loop of the beautiful, tree-lined First Colony neighborhood. Fast and mostly flat on paved asphalt roads. Starting and finishing at the First Colony Clubhouse, the race goes on Pasbehegh, John Rolfe and The Maine, with a loop into Jordan’s Journey and Barrows Mount.
7:30 a.m. – Race day registration and packet pick-up at 125 Pasbehegh, the First Colony Clubhouse, adjacent to the pool and parking areas
8:30 a.m. – One mile fun run/walk
9:00 a.m. – 5K run/walk
10:00 a.m. – Awards ceremony
Participant Race Package:
The first 100 registrants will receive a short sleeve T-shirt. Race day entrants will receive T-shirts while supply lasts. Awards: Top three overall female and male runners in the 5K.
Top three females and males in five year age groups from 14-and-under through 70-and-over for women and men.
Top three female and male walkers in the 5K.
Refreshments: Post-race refreshments include: bagels, bananas, apples, oranges, sports drinks and water.
Directions: The First Colony Clubhouse is located at 125 Pasbehegh. First entrance: Directions from Route 199. Turn onto John Tyler Highway /VA-Route 5, travel 3.8 miles to Greensprings Rd. Turn left onto Greensprings Rd. Travel 0.6 mile turn right on to The Maine travel 0.2 mile turn right onto Pasbehegh. The park/pool and clubhouse will be on your right hand side.
Second entrance: Directions from Route 199. Turn onto John Tyler Highway/VA-Route 5, travel 4.0 miles to John Rolfe(this is the main entrance into the neighborhood). Travel down John Rolfe, to a left onto Pasbehegh, and follow Pasbehegh to the park/pool and clubhouse, which will be on your left hand side.
Alternative from Jamestown Road: From Route 199, take Jamestown Road west to a right onto 4-H Club Road (after Jamestown 1607), then take a right onto Greensprings Road. Take a left onto The Maine, and travel 0.2 mile and turn right onto Pasbehegh, to the First Colony Clubhouse.