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Registration Details

18 years of age and older: $40/person

Ages 4-18: $15/person

Children 3 and under: FREE!

Registration includes a super cool event t-shirt (only guaranteed if you register on or before October 3rd), and access to the after-party with beer, food and extra fun for the family! The event will be held rain or shine - route modifications may be possible in the event of rain. Check out our full FAQ sheet.

For registration questions - contact Colvin.

Trail Maps

Each hike starts and ends at the Virginia War Memorial (621 S. Belvidere St, Richmond, VA), denoted with a 'P' on each map.

3.6 Mile Family Hike

8.3 Mile Hike

   14.2 Mile Hike   

Event Schedule

9:00 AM 
Check-in opens at
the Virginia War Memorial

9:30 AM
 14-mile hike starts

11:00 AM
8-mile hike starts

12:30 PM
3-mile hike starts

1:30 - 4:30 PM
Post-hike celebration!

Why Hike For Kids?

It’s easy to take for granted that we live in a beautiful city with some of the best urban hiking in the country - but not everyone in Richmond has this opportunity to access the wild nature of the James River. Pay it forward for those who can’t by joining us for
the only event in Richmond worth hiking for!

We’re hitting the trails for the
8th Annual Hike for Kids event on 
Saturday, October 26th to support Blue Sky Fund

- your participation directly impacts the number of Richmond City Public School students that we can connect with nature during the 2019-2020 school year!

Enjoy the challenge of our
3-mile (family-friendly!), 8-mile, or 14-mile
loops, each starting and ending at the Virginia War Memorial. Soak in unforgettable river views and the crisp autumn air while hiking for a good cause - celebrate the end of your hike with beer, food and fun festivities for the whole family!

Want to hike above and beyond for the
kids of Blue Sky Fund? 

Register as a fundraising participant and score sweet prizes!

Click to learn more about creating a team for your company for a chance to win an outdoor adventure day!

Fundraise For Blue Sky!

Take hiking for a good cause to the next level by leveraging your participation to raise support and awareness for Blue Sky’s mission! Sign up to fundraise during event registration, and we'll provide you with the tools & resources to help us reach our Event Fundraising Goal. 

*Stay tuned for prizes to be revealed!

Learn More About Blue Sky Fund!

Community Partners

We're grateful for the support of community partners on this event!

3 Degrees Group
Blue Ridge Outdoors
James River Park System
REI Co-Op
The Market at 25th
Virginia War Memorial
Walkabout Outfitters