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Kids Run Event Details

Health & Fitness Expo (Packet Pick Up)

Just like the 10kers, Kids Run participants get the full race weekend experience, too! Click here for full Expo/Packet Pick Up details.

*There is NO packet pick up on Race Day.

Pre-Race Warm Up

Please join us for some music and fun beginning at 7:15 a.m. outside VCU’s Shaffer Dining Hall near the kids run start line.

Start

Shafer Court near Cathedral Place

  • ONE parent may run with any child age 8 or younger.
  • Participants will line up in waves based on age (and corresponding bib color) and will start as follows:
Wave Bib Color Ages Start Time
1 Purple 10-12 8 a.m.
2 Green 9 8:02 a.m.
3 Green 8 8:04 a.m.
4 Orange 7 8:06 a.m.
5 Orange 5-6 8:08 a.m.

Finish

Franklin and Shafer St. (same as the 10k finish)

  • Finishers enter the finish line chute and are awarded their medals.
  • Children proceed to the Kids Run Meeting Area:
    • Location: Shafer Court & Franklin St.
    • Secured with barricade and staffed by helpful volunteers and sheriff’s deputies
    • Procedure:
      • ONE parent may enter the meeting area Entrance. Do NOT try to enter through the end of the finish corral.
      • Once you find your child(ren), head for the exits. Please be patient as personnel check each group, confirming that the children are leaving with the person who brought them – remember, this is to ensure the safety of your children!

Photos

Marathonfoto logoSay Cheese! Marathonfoto photographers will be snapping participant photos along the course, so don’t just flash your pearly whites – make sure your bib is visible! Then visit Marathonfoto’s website after the race to see your pics.

Incentives to Run!

Get your kids moving with the Sports Backers Kids Challenge, a FREE incentive-based fitness program for elementary school-aged children in the Richmond region. Learn more about the challenge here.