Patrick Henry Half Marathon
August 23, 2014 - Randolph-Macon College

Check out a great photo slideshow from the 2013 event

The Sports Backers have teamed up with the Richmond Road Runners Club to bring you the Patrick Henry Half Marathon, featuring 13.1 miles of rolling countryside and scenic historic districts with a start and finish on the beautiful campus of Randolph-Macon College.


  RRRC Members Non-Members
Through July 15 $40 $45
July 16 - August 20 $45 $50
Walkup August 22 $55 $55

Cost includes:

  • Short-sleeve technical tee
  • Finisher’s medal

Entries are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be deferred to another year.



Friday, Aug. 22

3-7 p.m. Packet Pick-up and walk up registration at the Blackwell Center

Saturday, Aug. 23

5:30 a.m. Packet Pick-Up opens at the Start/Finish
6:30 a.m. Packet Pick-Up closes
7:00 a.m. Race Start
10:00 a.m. Course closed



  • Photo ID required for packet pick-up. You may pick up a packet for another pre-registered runner, provided you have a copy of their photo ID.
  • 3-Hour Time Limit (13:43 per mile pace) – You must reach the designated checkpoints at the 6.5-mile mark by 8:30 a.m. and the 10-mile mark by 9:18 a.m. or you will be asked to board the shuttle to the finish. The course closes at 10 a.m. and will no longer have traffic protection, medical aid or water stops.

Packet Pick-up

Packet Pick-up will take place at the Blackwell Center on the Campus of Randolph Macon College.

  • 305 Henry Street
  • Friday, August 23rd 3-7 p.m.

Packet Pick-up on race day will be available at the Start/Finish area

  • Corner of North Center Street & Henry Clay Road
  • 5:30-6:45 a.m.

Parking on Race Day

Carpooling strongly encouraged! A map of the start finish area and directions can be found here. A map with available race day parking can be found here. Since parking in Ashland is at a premium, participants are strongly encouraged to carpool to the race. Reduce congestion, save yourself some gas money and share the experience with your friends. These are all great reasons to all drive together.


  • Overall male and female
  • Top-3 male and female masters
  • Top-3 in each age group: 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65-69 and 70 & over.

Overall awards are determined by clock time; age group awards by chip time. All awards will be mailed out after the race.

Course Description - click here for a course map


  • Bag Check at the Start (mark with name and bib number!)
  • Diamond Springs water and sports drinks at miles 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
  • Energy Gels
  • Port-o-johns at Start/Finish and near water stops
  • Top-notch medical support
  • Post-race celebration with plenty of free food and drinks

Race Photos

Marathonfoto will be snapping shots of all participants. Pics will be available on their site after the race.


Click here for all results since 2007


  • This race is conducted under the rules of USATF and the Road Runners Club of America.
  • In consideration of the safety of all participants, NO STROLLERS, BABY JOGGERS, IN-LINE SKATES, SKATEBOARDS, BICYCLES, HANDCYCLES, OR ANIMALS ON LEASHES will be allowed on the course.
  • NO HEADPHONES or personal listening devices will be allowed. This will be strictly enforced.

RRRC Grand Prix Race

The Patrick Henry Half Marathon is a Richmond Road Runners Club Grand Prix Race. Each year the club runs a series of races, and members collect points by placing or volunteering at the events. At the end of the year the male and female winners are announced as the Grand Prix Champions at the club’s annual banquet.

Event Charity

The Richmond Road Runners Club and the Sports Backers have teamed up to provide financial assistance to school-based running clubs. Grants will also be given to school-based running events that encourage the growth of youth running the greater Richmond region. This partnership will donate all proceeds from the Patrick Henry Half Marathon to this worthwhile cause.

If you prefer to mail in your payment,
click here for an entry form.

To confirm your entry has been received,
click here.

Entry limit: 1,500 participants


Sat, August 23, 2014


Randolph-Macon College
202 Henry St.
Ashland, VA 23005

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