VCU Health Richmond Marathon + Half + 8k – November 16, 2019 – Richmond VA
Come run in the capital of Virginia and see for yourself why we’re a Travel + Leisure Top Destination! Each of our scenic courses showcases some of our city’s favorite attributes. With street art, river views, historic architecture, and beautiful parks, our race routes treat runners to a unique and unforgettable tour of RVA that ends with our renowned downhill finish and CoStar 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, wet washcloths, and pickle juice! 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. Whether you’re a local or from out of town, there’s a whole city to explore. You might just decide you don’t want to leave!
DID YOU KNOW? The VCU Health Richmond Marathon is one of the top 25 races most frequently used by runners wishing to qualify for the Boston Marathon!
As a WNC runner, I comment as follows: I’ve run the marathon. I’ve run the half. Recommended. Worth the drive.