Apr
21
8:00 AM08:00

Bishop's Run: 2019 BRGA Easter 5k/10k 1 miler

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Runners (5k/10k) Receive:

Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

Kids (1-Miler…14&Under) Receive:

Finisher’s Medal, Cotton Event Shirt, & Chip-Timed Event

In partnership with Blue Ridge Greyhound Adoption.

Looking for a scenic 5k/10k on Easter?  Look no further.  This 5k/10k will run alongside the Rappahannock River in historic Fredericksburg will be a great race to look for a PR or just to have fun and give back to a great charity.

Walkers, strollers and leashed pets are welcome to attend this event.

Now offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day.  You will receive a medal.

 

Race Start Times

1Miler – 9:25am

10k – 9:45am

5k – 10am

 

Registration Fees

Kids 1-Miler – $15 (Cotton T-Shirts)

5k – $25, until March 31 ($30)

10k – $40, until March 31 ($45)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before April 10.  We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.

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Apr
25
to Apr 28

Greyhounds in Gettysburg

Come join us at Greyhounds in Gettysburg. Although we will not have a booth there this year, we will still be going and connecting with old friends and helping out when needed. This is a great event if you want to buy anything greyhound related.

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May
18
8:00 AM08:00

Bishop's Run: 2019 Spring Lake Accotink 5k/10k

  • 7500 Accotink Park Road Springfield, VA, 22150 United States (map)
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Runners Receive:

Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

Benefiting Blue Ridge Greyhound Adoption.

Walkers, strollers and leashed pets are welcome to attend this event.

Now offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day.  You will receive a medal.

 

Race Start Times

10k – 7:45am

5k – 8am

 

Registration Fees

5k – $25, until Apr 30 ($30)

10k – $40, until Apr 30 ($45)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before May 8.  We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.

 

Course Maps can be found at:

5k – https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2346925411

10k – https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2346930058

 

Packet Pickup

At the event (one hour before the race starts).

 

Race Day Registration

There will be race day registration. Participants will need to arrive around 45 minutes before the race to get registered for the event. T-shirts sizes can not be guaranteed for race day registers.

 

Directions to Parking

Use 7500 Accotink Park Rd, Springfield, VA 22150 for directions to Lake Accotink Park.

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Jul
26
to Jul 28

Grapehound Wine Tour

An informal gathering of greyhound folks with their hounds in New York wine country. Participating wineries, distilleries and brew pubs will either waive or charge minimal tasting fees. And they can't wait to see the greyhounds! If you have never been to the Finger Lakes, this is a great opportunity and the scenery is just gorgeous. Some of BRGA board members and BRGA family are attending.

To register go to: www.grapehounds.org

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Mar
9
12:00 PM12:00

Lecture on Essential Oils Used in Veterinary Medicine on Dogs

  • 10006 Carrington Place Manassas VA 20109 (map)
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Dr. Lori Blankenship will discuss essential oil basics, what conditions they can help with and how to introduce them to animals.

A $10 donation will go to helping greyhounds in Florida get any needed vet care before coming to their forever home.

Call Katie Thompson to reserve your seat, limited seating. 703.898.1291.

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Feb
22
to Feb 24

Winter Hound Tour

An informal gathering of greyhound folks with their hounds in New York wine country. Participating wineries, distilleries and brew pubs will either waive or charge minimal tasting fees. And they can't wait to see the greyhounds! If you have never been to the Finger Lakes, this is a great opportunity and the scenery is just gorgeous. Some of BRGA board members and BRGA family are attending.

To register go to: www.grapehounds.org

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Feb
17
12:00 PM12:00

Annual BRGA Meeting

  • Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center (map)
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This event is open to all BRGA members. We will be discussing what BRGA accomplished last year and discuss what activities we want to do in 2018. 

Please bring an appetizer to share. We will supply water. Also be sure to have your poop bags and muzzles as their will be time for greyhound fun and run after the meeting.

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Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Heritage Trail 5k/10k to benefit Blue Ridge Greyhound Adoption

Registration and Details can be found at the links below:

Points count towards Sippin' Series.  Find more info about the series here.

Runners Receive:

1 Glass of Cider from Castle Hill Cider, Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

Benefiting Blue Ridge Greyhound Adoption.  Read more below.

Come out and enjoy these scenic 5k/10k cross country courses around the scenic property.  Enjoy the oyster roast after the race!  

Walkers and leashed pets are welcome to attend this event.  Strollers are welcome, but course may not be suitable for the average stroller.

Now offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day.  You will receive a medal.

 

Race Start Times

10k/5k - 10am

 

Registration Fees

5k - $30, until Oct 15 ($35)

10k - $45, until Oct 15 ($50)

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before Oct 17.  We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.

 

Packet Pickup

At the event (one hour before the race starts).

 

Race Day Registration

There will be race day registration. Participants will need to arrive around 45 minutes before the race to get registered for the event. T-shirts sizes can not be guaranteed for race day registers.

 

Directions to Parking

The race starts and ends at Castle Hill Cider (6065 Turkey Sag Rd, Keswick, VA 22947).  Parking is on-site.

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Oct
6
1:00 PM13:00

South Riding Fall Festival

  • 42420 Unicorn Drive South Riding, VA, 20152 United States (map)
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Join BRGA on Saturday October 6th at the South Riding Fall Fest. Enjoy the fresh fall breeze while having a glass of wine or cold beer while listening to live music. Hungry? No worries. Fall fest will feature some yummy food. Kids will have a blast on the kiddie rides. Be sure to stop by the BRGA booth, one of over 60 vendors.

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