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Big Bad WolfSaturday, October 20

8:00 a.m. - Registration - Online Registration is now closed
9:00 a.m. - 1 Mile Kids Run
9:30 a.m. - 5K

The Big Bad Wolf will receive a two-minute head start across the rolling hills and picturesque landscape of the VHCC campus during this USATF certified race. Special prizes will be awarded to those who catch him! Trophies, unique awards commemorating the race, and door prizes will also be handed out in various age brackets to other runners/walkers. Refreshments stands will be located along the course.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the Dr. Deborah C. Clear Scholarship Program at VHCC, which was established to honor a long-time employee and assist second-year students enrolled in Administrative Services Technology. The scholarship is based upon financial need and academic performance.


Lil PiggyLittle Piggy Fun Run - $10
A 1 mile race for children that includes a piggy bank for all participants to assist them as they begin saving for college. This race begins at 9 a.m.


Catch the Big Bad Wolf 5K - $20
Discounts given to VHCC employees, students, alumni, and future students, and to all members of the State of Franklin Track Club (see website for details). T-shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered 5K participants. 5K race begins at 9:30 a.m.

Registration Fees

  • $10 - 1 Mile
  • $15 - 5K for VHCC Family - alumni, employees, students, future students
  • $18 - 5K discount for SFTC members
  • $20 - 5K General Public

2 Easy Ways to Register

  • Online registration is now closed.  You may preregister and pay at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the race, Saturday, October 20.
  • Print the Registration Form

Make checks payable to: VHCC Foundation and please put CSSA 5K in the memo section.
Complete the online registration form or print and mail the paper registration form: Candace McClure - Virginia Highlands Community College, PO Box 828, Abingdon, VA 24212

Proceeds benefit the Dr. Deborah C. Clear Scholarship. Only preregistered 5K participants guaranteed a shirt! Kids mile participants will recieve a piggy bank. Special awards given out to first 3 to catch Big Bad Wolf. If they can!

Headphones are permitted on the course | Strollers are NOT permitted on the course

Only preregistered 5K participants guaranteed a shirt!

5K Catch the Big Bad Wolf t-shirt design

Male & Female Awards

  • Overall (top 3)
  • Masters (top 3)
  • GrandMasters (top 3)

Age Groups (top 3)


Special thank you to the sponsors of the 2012 Catch the Big Bad Wolf 5K & Little Piggy Fun Run

Abingdon Foot & Ankle Clinic 

Anytime Fitness

Bristol Herald Courier Logo



BVU Logo

Corporate Specialty Group Logo


Food City


Highland Ski and Outdoor

Highlands Union Bank Logo

Justin Foundation


David and Mary Matlock

Dr. Charles M. Owens



 Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Shop

Whole Health Center Natural Foods


VHCC 5K Run Map

To receive additional information contact Adam Parks

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Last updated: 5/14/2013 2:57:51 PM