Supporting running in the metro Richmond area
This low key race, sponsored by Road Runner Running Store, is run in Huguenot Park. It starts and ends at the Midlothian Athletic Club. The course is mostly packed gravel running trails. It is fast but has several turns. The best times are 14:57 by Tom Jeffery in 2005 and Briana Whaley with 17:14 in 2007. This is a RRRC Grand Prix Race.
Please do not forget to bring your non-perishable food item to the race. Let's out run hunger!
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Registration: You can register online only. Online registration closes 11:59pm, Thursday, February 21. Race day registration opens at 8:00 am. The fee is $5 for RRRC members and $15 for non-members. The Richmond Road Runners Club is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected applications. Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
The Course: The 3 mile course starts in front of the fitness center and is flat out and back through Huguenot Park mostly on a packed gravel path.
Location: The race will be run from Midlothian Athletic Club next to Johnston Willis Hospital. Address: 10800 Center View Drive, Richmond, VA.
Grand Prix Race: This is a Richmond Road Runners Club Grand Prix Race. Each year the club runs a series of races and members collect points by completing races or volunteering at the events. At the end of the year the male and female winners in each age group and the Grand Prix Champions are announced at the club’s annual banquet. Each finalist receives a unique prize for their accomplishment.
Packet Pick-Up: Race numbers may be picked up on race day starting at 8:00 am.
Awards: There will be awards to the top three males and females as well as ribbons for the first three people in the standard RRRC five-year age groups.
Race Timing: The race will be computer timed by the Richmond Road Runners Club. Results will be posted after completion of the race online at www.rrrc.org.
Water Stop: Water will be provided by the RRRC at the start/finish area.
Volunteer: Volunteers are cheerfully accepted, encouraged and rewarded. Please register as a volunteer so we can know that all race needs are met. You can choose your task for raceday!
Refreshments: Will be available after the race.
Race Director: The race director is Thom Suddeth.
Parking: Parking is available at the Midlothian Athletic Club. Additional parking is available across the street at the Holiday Inn.