A FREE race for kids: ages 10 and under

The Poca Go! Kids Race is back for 2022! The registration limit is 75. Sign up early!

The race will take place at Pocahontas State Park on Saturday, June 18th (Rain date: Sunday, June 26th). Register your child to race or sign up to volunteer using the same signup link.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4eafad2fa4f5c34-2022

In the comment section of the signup: please put the participants first initial and last name.

Times
Listed below are estimates for each category. Final category start times will be dependent on number of racers signed up in each category. In some cases, categories may be combined or there may be multiples heats.

Plan Ahead
Pan to arrive at least 30 minutes before the estimated start time for your category in order to check-in. Check-in will be near the trailhead to the Gateway trails.The nearest parking lot is at the Courthouse lot
for the Swift creek trails. The GPS address is: 8061-8037 Courthouse Rd. Chesterfield, VA 23832. Please note: parking in this lot is limited. It is best if you can carpool or, for older racers, please consider parking
at the pool parking lot within the main park (off State Park Rd) and ride the 1.5 miles up to the Swift Creek trails. 

The Race
All races will start on the gravel fire road (leading away from the Courthouse parking lot) and proceed to the Gateway trails. This race will not be timed. Places are determined in order of finish for each category/heat. Each participant will receive a bib number, sticker, and ribbon. This race will cap at 75 total racers.

Helmets
Helmets are required! It’s recommended that you also bring: a water bottle/hydration, pre/post-race snacks, and perhaps bug spray and sunscreen.

For any questions or concerns, you can send an email to the race director (Robyn Browne) at: pocagokids@gmail.com

Estimated Schedule of Events:

9:30: Racers can begin checking in

10:00: Balance Bike Age 2 (approx 0.25 mile course)

10:15: Balance Bike Age 3 (approx 0.5 mile course) 

10:30: Balance Bike Age 4 (approx 0.75 mile course)

10:45: Balance Bike Awards 

11:00: Pedal Bike Age 4 (approx 0.75 mile course)

11:15: Pedal Bike Age 5 (approx 0.75 mile course)

11:45: Pedal Bike Age 4-5 Awards 

12:15: Pedal Bike Age 6 (approx 1.5 mile course)

12:45: Pedal Bike Age 7 (approx 1.5 mile course)

1:15: Pedal Bike Age 6-7 Awards

1:45: Pedal Bike Age 9 (appox 3 mile course)

2:15: Pedal Bike Age 10 (approx 3 mile course)

2:45: Pedal Bike Age 9-10 Awards