Tidewater Striders 2018 Distance Series

Event Date

Sun, Jan 14, 2018


Chesapeake, VA


About This Activity

6 Mile &   10 Mile       Saturday, January 6, 2018  9:00 AM At Dismal Swamp Trail 

10 Mile &  15 Mile      Saturday, January 27, 2018  9:00 AM At Ft Monroe           

12 Mile &  20 Mile       Saturday, February 24, 2018 9:00 AM At Dismal Swamp Trail

Race Courses:        First & third races begin and finish at the entrance to the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, Chesapeake, VA 23323 and will be an out & back.  Start will be a chip start and all runners will start 9:00am.  Second race (Jan 27th) will be at Ft Monroe will be two or three 5-mile loops around the fort’s waterfronts.  Finish line closure is based for each race date on a 90-minute 6-mile pace.  Early starts for walkers may be arranged by the Striders Walking Committee.

Directions:  Dismal Swamp Canal Trail: Intersection of 1600 George Washington Hwy S and Dominion Blvd. & Old Rt-17, Chesapeake, VA 23323 just off Rt 17    Ft Monroe is located in Hampton at 490 Fenwick Dr., Ft Monroe, VA & is an open (non-military) venue


Optional Packet Pick-up & Late Registration  at Running Etc. VB from 5:00PM to 7:00PM on the Fridays before each race

 Awards:  Runners who register for all three of the distance event series (6-10-12 Mile or 10-15-20 Mile) will receive a special premium. Golden Runners and runners using Free Race Passes may also get this by Jan 8th for $10.   While there are no other awards, finish places in the results are based on cumulative times

Inclement Weather:  The Race Director and the Tidewater Striders reserve the right to cancel or reschedule or adjust distances as needed in the interest of safety or access restrictions to the venue.  No refunds can be given in the event of either re-scheduling or cancellation.

Race Director:            Steve Shapiro,  757-727-6246              sshapiro@hampton.gov


Additional Information:   Additional information may be obtained by visiting the Tidewater Striders on the web at www.tidewaterstriders.com. Online registration available at www.RunSignUp.com

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