19th Annual Fortson 5K

19th Annual Fortson 5KThe St. Margaret’s School Alumnae Association hosted the Fortson 5K, welcoming runners and walkers from the greater community to participate in this annual event on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

The 3.1 mile flat, fast course began at St. Margaret's Hall and took racers along the Rappahannock River through Tappahannock's historic district and back to campus. View the course map.

Fortson 5K, formerly the Rappahannock River Run was renamed to honor the legacy of Martha Frances Fortson '65 whose unwavering support and love for St. Margaret's is immeasurable. Now in its 19th year, the event is a local fall tradition that draws runners from the entire region.

Registration was $35 per person or with a group of six or more for $15 per person. Each registrant received a free race t-shirt. Student participation was free.

Follow the race on Facebook @SMSFortson5K. Email the Office of Development or call 804.443.3357 for more information.

18th Annual Fortson 5K