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Va. Memorial Day 12k & 5k Run, Walk, or Roll Race

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Va. Memorial Day 12k & 5k Run, Walk, or Roll Race

Time: May 29, 2017 from 8am to 11am
Location: Striker's West Creek Field
Street: 12575 West Creek Parkway
City/Town: Richmond, Va. 23238
Website or Map:…
Phone: 804-240-7057
Event Type: memorial, day, 12k, 5k, &, kids, run
Organized By: Dan Blankenship
Latest Activity: May 27

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Event Description

Race Information

Update: 4/10/2017 - First 100 RRRC Members to register using promotion code rrrcrun receive $15 discount.

Giving Back to Those that Made Our Freedom Possible. 

Celebrate our freedom with a Memorial Day race on May 29, 2017 in the scenic West Creek Business Park in Richmond. Come &  honor our current active military & military veterans, remembering those that gave their lives for our freedom. 12k & 5k race starts at 8:00am at the Strikers’ field in the West Creek Business Park.  A 1 mile kids run (free) too.  Join the fun. 

Schedule of Events -Subject to change

Saturday, May 27 – Packet Pick-Up, 10:30-3 pm, New Balance - Short Pump Station 11341 West Broad Street 

Sunday, May 28 – Packet Pick-up, 2-5pm, Lucky Foot Running Store, Willow Lawn location 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 838

Monday, May 29 – RACE DAY
6-8am Packet Pickup

7:55 – 8:00 am Ceremony
8am 12K & 5K  races start; roads closed at 7:45am
11am – Race closes

Course Time Limit -3 hour course limit to complete both the 12K and 5K races.

Register and Receive

New Race Shirt (red, white & blue), Cool Race Medal, Age bracket prices

Charity Benefit: The race benefits the local chapter of Team RWB (a veteran run organization) and the Greater Richmond YMCA

Location of Course:

The 12k (7.45645 miles) and the 5k (3.1 miles) Virginia Memorial Day Races takes participants from the Striker’s West Creek field through West Creek Business Park, finishing at the starting point. This is an out and back race course.   This is an out and back race course starting & finishing from the Striker’s West Creek field.  Race participants and spectators will enjoy the beautiful scenic views along the West Creek Pkwy where runners/walkers/wheeled racers will have full access to the four-lanes, median-divided roads that intertwine throughout the park. 


Awards to the overall male & female winners for each division race (5k & 12k – Runners & Wheeled) as well as ribbons for the first three people in the standard five year age groups. 

Race Timing:

The race will be computer & chip timed 
Random Prizes:
Random prizes will be presented after the race while results are being tabulated.

Will be available after the race. 

Finish Line Sponsor:

Hardywood Brewery - over 21 will receive a complimentary beverage
Race Director:
Dan Blankenship (

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