Run for the Ribbons

5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run

On your mark ... get set ... GO!

Join us for the Run for the Ribbons 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run, featuring a challenging course through downtown Rockingham to Hitchcock Creek and back, finishing at Discovery Place Kids. Registration includes free Museum admission on race day.

Run for the Ribbons is a family celebration that raises awareness and promotes healthy lifestyle choices including fitness, healthy eating and education. All proceeds benefit Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham’s I CAN Be Healthy initiatives and the FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Friday, April 24
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Packet pickup at Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham

Saturday, April 25
7:00 a.m. - Packet pickup at the registration tent
9:30 a.m. - 1 Mile Family Fun Run begins
10:00 a.m. - Run for the Ribbons 5K begins

Awards ceremony at Discovery Place Kids immediately following the race


  • 5K Registration: $30
  • 1K Registration: $15
  • Student/Teacher Registration: $10 for either race

Race registration includes FREE admission to Discovery Place Kids on the day of the race. Museum Members receive $5 off registration (must register in-person at the Museum).

Parking is available in the public lot a block over from the Museum across Washington Street. The lot can be accessed from E. Franklin Street and N. Hancock Street. Free street parking is also available.

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  • All Ages
  • April 25
  • 7:00 am
  • Everyone is Invited