Hop on the Blue Ridge Parkway and take a drive to Charlottesville to run what is considered to be the most scenic marathon courses in the East! If you are still looking for a Spring marathon, this one won’t disappoint. It starts and finishes at historic Court Square, follows the banks of the Rivanna River, and showcases some of the most historic and runners friendly neighborhoods in Charlottesville.
FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
The Charlottesville Marathon, Half Marathon is one of the oldest and most coveted races in Charlottesville. It has been defined as America’s Destination Marathon because of its scenic beauty and historical background.
A true community event, the race showcases the area’s natural beauty, engaging running community, historical background, architectural heritage, vibrant music and nightlife, and booming wine and craft beer industry.
Charlottesville, nestled below the ancient Blue Ridge Mountains, is located in the heart of Albemarle County.
The city is famous for its history, culture, traditions, and stunning natural beauty. Home of Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, The University of Virginia, the Virginia Film Festival and the Dave Matthews Band, Charlottesville has activities for every taste.
Historic Court Square
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon and 8K start: 7:00am.
INFO/REGISTRATION @ RACE WEBSITE
Kids K start: 9:00am.