The 20th Annual Riverside Rehab 5K by the Bay held at the Riverside Rehabilitation Institute in Newport News on Saturday morning, May 8, 2010. The race was organized by the Riverside
Rehabilitation Institute along with The Running Source running store in Port Warwick with proceeds benefiting the Saint Francis Service Dogs, an organzation that trains service dogs for children adn adults with emotional and physical disabilities.The race started at Petersen’s Yacht Basin and followed Chesapeake Ave with a turnaround trough the neighborhood near the Newport News/Hampton City Line. The finish was back at the Riverside Rehab facility. Conditions at race time were sunny, breezy and somewhat humid with
temperatures in the 70s.282 runners entered the 5K (up from 246 in 2009) with 248 runners
completing the course (up from 222 in 2009). While the course is USATF certified and was just recertified this year, cert. number VA-10022-RT. The runners ran the course as measured.One course age group was set by 86 year old Robert S. White of Hampton. White was an inductee into the Peninsula Road Racing Hall of Fame in January of 2010 and now holds the course record for men aged 85-89 at the 5K by the Bay.
Race Director: Zach Wittekamp