Call Federal Credit Union
Marathon Junior
October 26, 2013 - Byrd Park

2013 Results are posted! Congrats to all runners!

Calling all kiddos! We've got a new, hip, fun running event (yes, we promise running can be fun!) just for you and your friends and classmates. You can choose between a 0.5-mile, 1-mile, or 2-mile course through Richmond's scenic Byrd Park. The Call Federal Credit Union Marathon Jr. is part of the Anthem Richmond Marathon -- just happening three weeks earlier!

 

Cost

Through September 30 $15 for all distances
October 1-October 24 $20 for all distances
Walk-up registration - October 26 $30 for all distances

Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 24.

During the registration process, participants will choose either the .5-mile, 1-mile and 2-mile options based on their ages and abilities. 

  • 0.5 mile: 7 & under*
  • 1-mile: 12 & under*
  • 2-mile: 14 & under*

*ONE parent may run with any child age 8 or younger.  The parent does not need to register.

Cost includes:

  • Chip timing
  • Participant T-shirt
  • Finisher Medal
  • Post-race food
  • Post-race party to include photo booths, a face painter, arts and crafts, an inflatable obstacle course and much more!

Entries are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be deferred to another year.  All participants must be at least 4 years old on event day.  

Schedule

Saturday, October 26

8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Packet Pick-up/Walk-up registration
9:30 a.m. St. Christopher's School warm-up
10:00 a.m. 0.5-mile event START
  The Diggity Dudes begin jamming!
10:15 a.m. 1-mile event START
10:35 a.m. 2-mile event START

 

Expo/Packet Pick-up

The Expo and Packet Pick-up will be held at Byrd Park (600 S. Boulevard Richmond, VA), adjacent to the south of Fountain Lake.  Click HERE to see the approximate location of packet pick-up.  

Course Description

  • 0.5-mile course: Participants will start in Byrd Park on the west side of Fountain Lake and head northeast completing a full lap around Fountain Lake.
  • 1-mile course: Participants will start in Byrd Park on the west side of Fountain Lake and head northeast around Fountain Lake. Make a left on Lakeview Avenue followed by a right on Addison Street. Take a quick right on Swan Lake Drive and then a right onto Westover Road.  Participants then take a final left back on to Lakeview Avenue finishing adjacent to Fountain Lake.
  • 2-mile course: Participants will start in Byrd Park on the west side of Fountain Lake and head northeast around Fountain Lake. Make a left on Lakeview Avenue followed by a right on Addison Street. Take a quick right on Swan Lake Drive.  Swan Lake Drive will turn into Shields Lake Court.  Continue on Shields Lake Court lapping around Shields Lake. Continue on Shields Lake Court before connecting with Westover Road toward Fountain Lake.  Participants then take a final left back on to Lakeview Avenue finishing adjacent to Fountain Lake.

It's Halloween, y'all! Dress up and run!

Give your Halloween costume a test "run," and wear it during the Call Federal Credit Union Marathon, Jr. In order to enter the costume contest, check in at the Call Federal Credit Union tent on-site between 8:00am - 10:30am dressed to impress.  You must be a registered participant of the event to enter the costume contest.  We'll be passing out prizes to the most "BOO-tiful" costumes!

Train with us

We want to help you get to the finish line of the Marathon, Jr. Follow our training guide and log your progress to make sure you are properly prepared for this event. 

Event Charity

Kids Run RVA promotes a physically active lifestyle to all youth in the Richmond Region.  Sports Backers strives to reach all youngsters by offering motivational programs to all ages.  Our Kids Challenge is an incentive-based youth running program targeted for elementary school-aged students.  Our 10k Healthy School Challenge rallies middle and high school-aged students to run for school spirit.  Our newest effort, Marathon, Jr. training initiative, strives to reach Richmond’s underserved populations with programming before and after school.  Together all of our programs will instill a consistent habit of physical activity that will continue to flourish into adolescence and adulthood.

Awards

  • All finishers will receive a finisher medal.
  • Top 3 male and female finishers of each distance will receive awards.
  • The top 3 in each age group of each distance will be mailed awards after the event.

Entry Confirmation: Click here


Walk up registration Saturday, October 26 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

When

Sat, October 26, 2013

Where

Byrd Park
600 S. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230

Thanks To All Our Event Sponsors including: