Great Train Race, George Dashington, Caboose Run

Sunday May 6, 2018

First Heat of Mile - 7:30am

First Heat of Half-Mile - 11am

First Wave of 1/4 Mile Caboose Run - 11:30am

Trains, Planes & Automobiles Kids Race Series

Runners, 2018 is your year to stay moving. This year a partnership has been created between the Ron Rosner Family YMCA, the Great Train Race and Fredericksburg Area Running.

Three races are in the series

- May 6 Great Train Race

- June 2 Cleared for Takeoff

- July 8 Runners: Start your Engines

Go to the Series Page to register for all three races. You will receive a discounted entry fee on that page. Runners finishing all three mile races will get a special Series Medal and are eligible for Series Awards.

There is even a option for children 5 and under to run 1/4 miles at each event.


Early Registration closes at 11:59pm on Tuesday April 24, 2018. After that time, registrations will only be accepted at packet pickup.

On-line registration only has reopened until 6pm on May 1, 2018.

Packet Pickup & Late Registration

Packet Pickup - May 3 & 4, 2018 from 10am to 7pm - Dick's Spotsylvania Towne Center

Packet Pickup - May 5, 2018 from 10am to 5pm - Dick's Spotsylvania Towne Center

No Race Day Pickup


City Dock, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

For Ages

Mile - 18 and under

Half Mile - 12 and under

1/4 Mile - 5 and under

Result Timing

Chip Timing using Reusuable Chronotrack Chips provided by Race Timing Unlimited. Only Gun times will be recorded. All awards are based on Gun Time.


From I-95, exit 130 – take Route 3 East, use Rt 3 Business (William St), right on Princess Anne, park at VRE Lots or parking garage on Wolfe and Sophia

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