43rd Annual Peaks of Otter Christmas Classic

Saturday, December 2nd

Save the date for the 45th! Saturday, December 7th, 2024


1. Location at the Bedford Baptist Church, 1516 Oakwood St. Bedford, VA 24523
2. 5K and Kids’ Fun Run Early Bird reduced price until October 20th. Sign up online at www.Christmasclassic5k.com
3. The live 5K event starts at 8:30 AM on Dec. 7th, 2024
4. The Youth 1 mile will have a start time of approx. 9:45 AM.
5. All results will be ranked on “chip” time by Riverside Runners.
6. There is also a virtual option for both the 5K and youth 1 mile and you may run your specific distance between TBD.
7. The Top of the Hill is still at the Bedford Memorial Hospital and will award a $50 gift card from Riverside Runners to the first Male & Female to reach the top.
8. Participants are asked to warm up and warm down away from our start/finish line.
9. We will hold the Award Ceremony directly after the 1 mile finishes. We will continue our cinnamon roll tradition! Also, we are giving out door prizes when time allows. Follow us on Facebook @Christmasclassic5k and/or sign up at the link above.
10. If you are already signed up for the 5K (live) there will be a follow-up email that will tell you what waive you are in.
*Long sleeve t-shirts are included and guaranteed until TBD. We hope you will join us this year

Annual Haunted Hike on Turnpike

Are you brave enough to walk the haunted woods of the Bedford YMCA Nature Trails? Come and see if you can make it all the way through while supporting our great travel soccer team for the Bedford Soccer Association. Every year gets better and more terrifying!

Blossom to Bottle 3K/5K In Person and Virtual Race