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131 N. Main Street
Culpeper Virginia 22701
(540) 727-3412 (Phone)
(540) 727-2802 (Fax)


Monday to Friday, 8:00a-4:30p
(Except Holidays)
Closed Saturday & Sunday
These hours are subject to change due to staff limitations.
So if you stop by and we miss you,
please come back to see us or give us a call.


Pre-Event Registration is now CLOSED!


However, we did not sell out.  (there are only 57 spaces left.)


Day of Event registration will begin at 6:00am on Saturday May 5th and will close at 8:00am or sellout.


Remember there is a $5.00 increase on Saturday so the 5K is $35 and the ½ mile is $15.  Cash (exact change please) or Check (payable to CCPRD) only – No Credit Cards.


Save time – Download the registration form and fill it out, bring it with you!



Finish line will be electronically timed.

Race results will be available as soon as you cross the finish line.  Results will also be texted to your cell phone (if you choose). 

Final results will be posted online


 Come on out for the 9th Annual Wicked Bottom 5K and experience the fun everyone had last year!


 This Cross Country run starts from the scenic grounds of Lenn Park.  The course circles the northern side of the Park then crosses over to Old House Vineyards where you will pass the rows of vines while following the gravel road, then return to Lenn Park where you will follow the gravel trail that winds along the border of the Park property in view of Mountain Run Creek.  The course is fairly level with only a few short hills and with luck, you may catch a glimpse of wildlife.


Awards will be provided to the overall male/female finishers, and to 1st - 3rd place finishers in 11 different age groups of: 14 and under, 15-19,20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, and 60+.


Don't forget the kids! A 1/2-mile fun run through the vineyards will be held prior to the start of the 5K.  The 1/2 Mile fun run is open to kids and Adults.



Mom & Dad...while you're running KidCentral will be on site providing entertainment for the kids in the form of games and crafts. (minimum age of 3yrs to be left with KidCentral).







After the 5K, participants can relax with:    




FREE YOGA with Pranapiloga



FREE WINE TASTINGS by Old House Vineyards 












Also, Old House Vineyard will be providing wine tastings throughout the day (free for participants ages 21 & over).


PARKING & Registration Check in






Event Parking & Registration Check In will again be held at Lenn Park, 19206 Edwin Way, Culpeper.


Registration Check In will be held inside the Picnic Pavilion at Lenn Park.  Packet Pick up will be at the event, starting at 6:00am.













275 5K Participants are guaranteed an event TECHNICAL t-shirt.




BUT only those registered by April 9 are GUARANTEED their requested sizes.



So register early!





After this date, you will get a shirt but it may not be in your requested size.

LADIES SIZES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 4/6. After 4/6 all sizes are unisex.










Dogs will be permitted to accompany you during your run, HOWEVER - they must be on a leash 6' or shorter - NO flexi or extendable leashes - and you must clean up after your dog, even while running the 5K.  Any female dog in-season (estrus) is not allowed on site.  Any dog showing any agression will be asked to leave, and no refunds will be given.


Dogs are permitted at Old House Vineyards during this year's race, however anyone who plans on bring their dog must be respectful of Old House's grounds and other wine tasting patrons and keep their dogs with them on a leash in the grassy picnic area outback.  Dogs will not be allowed in the Winery Tasting Room (you cannot leave your dog tied up outside).  However, if the weather is nice Old House will have the outside bar open and people can taste with their dogs on one side of the outdoor bar.











Event Details:




Saturday, May 5th

Lenn Park, 19206 Edwin Way, Culpeper VA

(google still shows old address of 18063 Stevensburg Road)




5K Registration Fee:  $30.00  ($5.00 increase day of the event)


1/2 Mile Registration Fee:  $10.00   ($5.00 increase day of the event)


Registration Check in / Packet Pick up:   Opens: 6:00am


(day of registrations will only be accepted if we still have space available - exact cash or check only)




Registration Check in Closes at 8:00am




1/2 mile Fun Run Starts: 8:15am


5K Start: Immediately after the 1/2 mile Fun Run (approx. 8:30am)



Door prizes start: 9:45am


Medal Presentation & Prizes awarded at: 10:00am


Finish Line will be Electronically timed.  Results will be posted online following the event.  When registering you can choose to receive a text message with your finish time.








Event Hosted By:


Culpeper County Parks & Recreation


Old House Vineyards


(refunds will not be processed after April 6th, 2018)



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Other Important Information: 

◾Participants registered by 4/6 will get their desired size of t-shirt, registrations after 4/6 are first come first serve for t-shirt size.

◾Refunds will not be processed after 4/6/18.

  • Pre-event registration closes on Sunday, 4/29/18. 
  • After 4/29/18 registrations will not be processed until the day of the event - IF there are still spaces available.  Day of event registrations (with a $5.00 price increase) will be accepted starting at 6:00am, exact cash / check only - No credit cards


◾Jogging strollers are permitted.


◾ Dogs will be permitting on the 5K course - maximum of a 6' leash - NO flexi or extendable leashes are permitted.  See note above about dogs at Old House Vineyards.

◾iPods / earbuds are permitted - but requested that you remove them / turn the volume off when crossing the paved road.






Special Thanks to those companies that make this event possible!


Event Champion







Event Medalists:




Gold's Gym









Have your business listed here!  Contact Parks@CulpeperCounty.gov


The generous Event Medalists provide monetary donations of $250.00 or more to support this fun family-friendly community event.


Friends of the Wicked Bottom 5K


Have your business listed here!  Contact Parks@CulpeperCounty.gov


The generous Friends of the WB5K provide monetary donations up to $249.00 or in-kind services / door prizes to support this fun family-friendly community event.