Mendota river scene

2016 Mendota 5K River Run

2016 Race Results

Twenty-year-old Jacob Cutshall has flown to overall victory in the 2016 Mendota 5K River run with a blistering time of 17:01—95 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor, and besting 2015’s winning time by some 35 seconds.

Pam Schultz was fastest overall female, finishing in 22:06.

Download 2016 overall results.
Download 2016 age group results.
Download 2016 age-graded results.

This certified 5K race is laid out at the base of the beautiful Clinch Mountains beside the North Fork of the Holston River in Mendota, VA. The course is quite flat and conducive to recording personal best times.

The 2016 Run had a field of 78 runners, up from 72 in 2015, when Tom McCormack led the pack in 17:36.

Mendota River Run route

Entry Info

Pre-registration runs through March 1, 2016. Fees: $20 for 5K; $10 for Fun Walk

Registration after March 1: $25 for 5K; $10 for Fun Walk

[State of Franklin Track Club members receive preregistration discount. This race qualifies as an SFTC King and Queen Event.]

Download our entry form. [PDF]

Prizes and Sponsors

There will be a full slate of prizes. Announced to date:

  • 2016 Uncirculated Silver American Eagles (2)—St Peter Presbyterian Church
  • Sheet of Special Olympics World Games Postage Stamps—Patsy Carrier
  • Guess Mens Watch (Gold with blue face)—Mark & Margie Dean
  • Handmade Lap Quilt (Race Colors)—Kristi Gallant
  • Box/100 12 gauge Shotgun Shells—Wayne Hays
  • Official tote bags for The Legend of the Dagger Prince—T. A. Gallant/Timotheos Press
  • T-shirts, water bottles, first aid kits, notepad—Holsten Medical Group
  • Murano Mens Wristwatch—Jim & Janet Mosier
  • Water bottles & backpacks—Hibbett Sports
  • Adventure Mendota Tubing (Northfork Holsten River)—Mike & Eva Beaule
  • $25 BassPro Shop gift cards (3)—Bill & Irene Porter
  • Custom Orthotics—Dr. James Warlick D.C.

Sponsors: Dr. French Moore III.

Route and Directions

The race begins at the Mendota Community Center, drives southwest for one quarter mile, turns left onto Civil Drive for one quarter mile, then right across the bridge down Federal Road for about a mile to the turnaround, retracing the same course to the finish.

Find your way to the Mendota 5K River Run via Mapquest.

Results Archive

2015 Results

Overall 2015 winner: Tom McCormack (17:36)

Download 2015 overall results.
Download 2015 age group results.
Download 2015 age-graded results.