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Big Stone Gap Visitor Center
306 Wood Avenue E, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219


Feb 3th, 2024

Race Registration starts at 10am with the Race starting promptly at 11am.


Tis the Season for Freezin! Just because it is cold, does not mean we can’t have fun. Come on down to our Third Annual Polar Festival!

We will start out with The Polar Run & Plunge.

Then warm up with our Chilly Chili Cook-Off! Bring your best Chili for a chance to win Trophies, Prizes, and Cash! Awards for top 3 and People’s Choice! If you are not into cooking, you can purchase a hand made chili cup (Compliments of The Pottery Shop) and be a judge while sampling each chili!

Hot Chocolate, Cider, and Food vendors will be present to keep you going.

Music, Games, Fun and Fellowship! Don’t miss out!

Registering for the Polar Run & Plunge has several benefits. You get the 2024 shirt, you are entered as a Judge for the People’s Choice Award in the Chilly Chili Cook Off, and you get a Free Drink of your choice!

You Can Register for the Chilly Chili Cook-Off by calling (276) 523-2303

To Register for the Polar Run and Plunge, follow the link below:

Polar Run & Plunge Registration Website

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