The 11th Annual Smithfield Hog Jog 5Kheld in Smithfield, VA on Saturday morning, October 13, 2012. The race
event was sponsored by Smithfield Foods, Inc. The race itself was conducted and results were generated by the Peninsula Track Club. Conditions at race time were beautiful, sunny with low humidity and a
breeze with temperatures in the 50s.The 5K course started near the Veterans Memorial in Historic Downtown Smithfield. The 5K course was accurately measured and run as measured, but is not certified at this time.For the third year the Wild Hog Run was run simultaneously with the 5K. Runners in the Wild Hog started and finished with the 5K runners, but ran a different course during the run totaling about 4 miles. This was the second year for a scored team competition where the times for the fastest 4 runners on each team was totaled with the fastest time winning. Sixteen teams competed this year.
The Smithfield Hog Jog continues to grow again setting a record for the number of runners. 784 runners entered the 5K (up from 646 in 2011) with 724 runners completing the 5K or Wild Hog race (up from 606 in 2011). For the fifth year running, Victor Flemming, 33 of Smithfield won the 5K continued his dominance of the Hog Jog, with a time of 16:33 (bettering his 2011 time of 16:39). Karen Terry, 23 of Newport News won for the women for the second year in a row with a time of 17:50, surpassing her 2011 winning time of 18:38.