Other Fun Facts
Mathews County Visitors
Learn more about the area by visiting the Mathews Visitor Information website at visitmathews.com. which also includes a full calendar of events and recommended places to eat & stay during your visit. The Gwynn’s Island Museum is just one of the county’s historic sites and sits right next to the festival grounds.
4-Mile Race Course
Start/Finish at Gwynn’s Island Civic Center > Old Ferry Road > Chesapeake Rd > Mad Calf Rd > North Bay Haven > Old Ferry > turnaround at Tin Can Alley > Old Ferry > South Bay Haven > Edwards Landing > turnaround at dock > South Bay Haven > Old Ferry to finish.
The 2020 Race was 4 miles and was held under a new “By Appointment” format where participants raced in a live setting with start times spaced 2 minutes apart for social distancing.
2016 – 2019 Events consisted of three separate races: 8k Race, 5k Race and the Fun Run option. In 2015 (inaugural year), we had 5k & Fun Runs options.