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It’s Almost Time to ‘Shiver in the River’

Andy Thompson

@richmondoutside
January 25, 2017 1:23pm

Just a friendly reminder, that this Saturday you can join hundreds of crazy people who will voluntarily jump into the James River on a day when the high temperature is 47. It’s part of Keep Virginia’s Beautiful’s Shiver in the River Winter Festival.

Events start at 10 a.m. with a community cleanup along the banks of the James, surrounding areas and neighborhoods, where participants will give an hour of their time to improve RVA’s communities. Following the cleanup, is a 5K at noon. All ages are invited to run or walk while enjoying the beauty of the river area.  This will be the first 5K in Richmond history to cross the new T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge. The event will continue with the James River Jump at 2 pm for those daring enough to enter the chilly river. But don’t worry, if swimming in 38-degree water isn’t for you, Shiver In The River attendees will celebrate in the Winter Festival with heated tents, food & beverage trucks, and entertainment in an environmentally friendly atmosphere. Registration and details can be found by clicking here.


About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?


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