Anthem Richmond Marathon + Half Marathon + 8k – November 11, 2017 – Richmond VA

Celebrating it’s 40th year, it’s no wonder the Anthem Richmond Marathon is known as America’s Friendliest Marathon.  The scenic and well thought out race offers everything from water stops and energy gels every two miles to great crowd support for all 26.2 miles.  They even have well positioned junk food stations and wet wash cloths to help get you to the finish line.  If you’re looking for a great Boston Qualifier for 2018, look no further than Richmond.  Check out the marathon course map here.


Richmond is earning more and more accolades as one of the best places to live and visit in the country, and each of our scenic courses showcases some of our city’s favorite attributes. With street art and river views, historic architecture and beautiful parks, our race routes treat runners to a unique and unforgettable tour of RVA that ends with a grand finale finish line and post-race party on the riverfront!

During your race, you’ll also encounter live bands, DJs, spirit groups, and Party Zones that will offer plenty of encouragement and motivation. Need an extra burst of energy? We have you covered with junk food stops and wet wash cloths!* Once you cross the finish line, you’ll be greeted by a well-earned celebration on Brown’s Island complete with pizza and a Sierra Nevada Beer on the house! Take some time to revel in your accomplishment, but don’t let your Richmond experience end there. It’s our birthday, so let’s keep the party going! No matter if you’re a local or from out of town, there’s a whole city to explore!


Half Marathon starts @ 7:30 am; Full Marathon starts at 7:45 am


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