Entry opens on Tuesday October 1, 2024

The Bull Run Occoquan Trail meanders through a sea of bluebells.

Mark VanDyke

Schedule of events

  • Friday, April 4

  • 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Packet pick-up

    Packet pickup is scheduled to take place at the host location, Hemlock Overlook, in a cabin across from the bathhouse, just uphill from the start/finish line.

  • Saturday, April 5

  • 5:00 am to 6:15 am

    Packet pick-up

    For those runners who did not pick up their packets Friday afternoon. Packet pickup will occur in a cabin just above the start/finish area at the host site. You will need a light for packet pickup. You will not need a light during the race.

  • 5:00 am to 6:15 am


    Light fare, including coffee, will be available in the Lodge, above the start/finish area. Restrooms will be open in the Lodge and in the bathhouse near the start line.

  • 6:30 am

    Race start

  • 12:40 pm

    Male event record finish

    Matt Woods, male event record holder, ran 6:08:14 in 2011.

  • 1:05 pm

    Female event record finish

    Aliza Lapierre, female event record holder, ran 7:04:59 in 2012.

  • 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    Furbutt Cafe

    The finish line party! Our “Furbutt Cafe” food offerings will be found at the top of the hill above the finish line. Food is available for all (runners and spectators); with vegan/vegetarian options. Bull Run Run and VHTRC club swag will be sold there, as well.

  • 7:30 pm

    Race closed (13 hour cutoff)

    Runners finishing after the 13 hour cutoff will not be counted as official finishers, but their final times will be included in the results.

Last updated April 7, 2024