The Charlottesville Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 8K and Kids K offers one of the most scenic courses in the USA. Voted as Best New Marathon by Runners World Magazine and One of the Top Ten Destantion Marathons in the USA by The New York Times. Come run America's Destination Marathon!
Event details and schedule
Friday, March 31st Packet Pickup: Friday March 31st 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the race Expo. Other people can pick up your race packet with a copy of your drivers license Charlottesville Running and Fitness Expo: 4:00pm to 7:00pm Where: Court Square, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Saturday, April 1st Packet Pickup: 5:45am to 6:30am for the Marathon/Half/8K and until 8:45 for the Kids K. Other people can pick up your race packet with a copy of your drivers license Marathon/Half Marathon/8K start: 7:00am Kids K start: 9:00am Charlottesville Running and Fitness Expo: 8:30am to 12:30pm Live music: 8:30am to 12:30pm Awards: 8K: 8:30am, Kids K: 9:30am, Half Marathon: 9:30am, Marathon: 11:30am Where: Court Square, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Half Marathon: 7:00am
Kids K: 9:00am
Friday from 4:00pm until 7:00 pm
Saturday from 5:45am to 6:30am for the MARATHON/HALF MARATHON/8K (Marathon/Half Marathon/8K Start at 7:00am) and until 8:45am for the KIDS K (Kids K starts at 9:00am).
DUE TO SAFETY REGULATION, ALL DROP BAGS WILL NEED TO BE IN CLEAR SEE THROUGH BAGS. YOU WILL BE PROVIDED A CLEAR BAG AT PACKET PICKUP. NO OTHER BAGS WILL BE ALLOWED. CLEARLY LABEL YOUR BAG WITH YOUR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION. The race staff reserves the right to inspect any non-see through or unattended bags. Please do not leave valuables in your drop bag. You will be able to drop off your bag at the Packet Pickup location before the races start on Saturday morning. Hours: Saturday (race day) 5:45am to 6:45am (strictly enforced) for the Marathon, the Half Marathon, and the 8K. Location: Court Square. Race Management will not be responsible for any lost or stolen bags
The Historic Downtown Mall in Charlottesville offers several parking decks and parking lots. The parking decks charge by the hour ($2/hour or a max of $16/day). There is also street parking available, but please pay attention to the signs, since many parking spots have a 2 hour limit.
All parking locations are no more than 2 blocks from the Start/Finish.
Times for Award Ceremonies: 8K: 8:30am Kids K: 9:30am Half Marathon: 9:30am Marathon: 11:30am
Awards will be given to the Top 3 and Masters winners of the Marathon, Half Marathon and 8K. The age groups will be 3 deep in 5 year brackets. The Awards for the Kids K will be for the boy and girl winners and finishers awards for all participants.
Please note that awards will NOT be mailed, so stick around for the ceremonies!