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Posted on: May 3, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Pizza Race and Relay returning this July!

Pizza Run and Relay logo and runner photos

The popular and fun Pizza Race and Relay is set for Friday, July 12, 2019 at 6:30PM at Pole Green Park. Test your pizza eating skills with a team or as an individual and enter for your chance to win Papa John’s Pizza for a year! The race is all about the fun (and the pizza)!  he extremely short course, only 4 kilometers or 2.5 miles, offers multiple pizza stations where a delicious slice of Papa John’s Pizza will be waiting for you! 

First place finishers in the male and female divisions that complete the 4K course and consume a slice of pizza at each stop will win Papa John’s Pizza for a year!   

For the relay, get five of your favorite people (or at least people you know that can eat pizza really fast) and sign up as a team.  Each member must run or walk approximately ½ mile while carrying a pizza box and consume a slice of pizza the assigned station.  The first team to cross the finish line will win Pizza for a YEAR! And each winning team member will win two (2) free large pizzas.  

Runners come dressed in your “pizza-best” for a chance to win pizza for a year! 

Entry Fee: $20/per individual or $10/per team member includes an event t-shirt, goodie bag and of course, pizza! Registration deadline is July 10.

For more information on the Pizza Race & Relay and the event schedule for the Hanover Tomato Festival, please visit or email Hanov[email protected] or call (804) 365-7150. 

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