The 9th Annual Smithfield Hog Jog 5K held in Smithfield, VA on Saturday morning, October 9, 2010. 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 temperatures in the 60s.The 5K course was the same as last year, starting 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.New this year is the Wild Hog Run 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 and did not know the course route or the distance prior to the race start. The course followed by the Wild Hog runners was approximately 3.9 miles in length.540 runners entered the 5K (down slightly from 574 in 2009) with 514 runners completing the 5K or Wild Hog race (up from 508 in 2009).
Awards for both male and female were given to the top 3 runners overall, top 3 masters runners (40 and older) and top 3 runners in each age group. The top 2 Male and Female Wild Hogs were also given awards.