Matoaca District News

Ragnar Trail RVA Returns to Pocahontas State Park

After a successful inaugural Ragnar Trail RVA, the event returns to Pocahontas State Park April 28-29. The Ragnar event is an overnight trail-running relay race consisting of teams of four to eight participants, whose combined running totals will be approximately 125 miles through the park trails. Last year, about 2,012 participants competed among 266 teams. An even larger group is expected this year.

Ragnar Trail 

At last year’s Ragnar trail relay, each participant ran approximately 15 miles in 24 hours 

Sign Up Now for the New Government Citizens Academy

Learn more about your local government! The Government Citizens Academy is a new, free hands-on opportunity to learn about how and why programs and services are offered. Learn about the county, meet local government leaders and offer feedback about county services. Participants will visit all five magisterial districts and tour some county facilities. Two academies offered:

May 16-June 28
Sept. 19-Oct. 25

Register today!

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Help Parks and Recreation Win $20K!

During April, help Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation win a $20,000 grant for park improvements through the Meet Me at the Park initiative, created by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Co. Vote now at! You can vote once a day through April 30. And, you have a chance to win too! For every nomination, you'll be entered to win a tablet outfitted for the outdoors. Help us spread the word and support Chesterfield Parks and Recreation!

Meet Me at the Park 

National Citizen Survey Results Released

The National Citizen Survey report is about the "livability" of Chesterfield County. The phrase "livable community" is used to evoke a place that is not simply habitable, but that is desirable. It is not only where people live, but where they want to live. Most residents surveyed rated the quality of life in Chesterfield County as excellent or good.

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