Holly Leech   
Commandant Office Manager

P:  (540) 464-7313
F: (540) 464-7748
E: leechhc@vmi.edu

Commandant's Office
Virginia Military Institute
Jackson Arch, Barracks
Lexington, VA 24450

VMI Torch Run to Benefit the Special Olympics

Running Roo

Virginia Military Institute will host the VMI Torch Run at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014. The Torch Run includes a Half Marathon and 10K with all proceeds benefiting the Special Olympics. The races will start and end at McKethan Park located approximately 3 miles east of Lexington off Route 361/ Old Buena Vista Road. The courses for both races are exclusively on the Chessie Nature Trail with free parking is available at McKethan Park. Fun family activities will be provided.

Early registration for the Half Marathon and Torch Run 10K will close on 28 March 2014. Online registration will close the on 5 April 2014. Race-day registration will be completed at McKethan Park. The Half Marathon will cost $35.00 until the end of Early Registration and $45.00 afterwards up to and including the day of the race. The 10K will cost $20.00 until the end of Early Registration and $30.00 afterwards up to and including the day of the race. Only the first 200 participants are guaranteed a T-Shirt.

Packet pick-up will be on Race Day starting from 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Professional Race Timing will be conducted by Mountain Junkies LLC.

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