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Anthem Richmond Marathon schedule of events

11/08/2012

RICHMOND, VA – The 35th running of the Anthem Richmond Marathon will take place on this Saturday, November 10 along with the American Family Fitness Half Marathon and HCA Virginia 8k. A record number of registrants will be taking part in Saturday’s races.  At the close on online registration on Wednesday, November 7 at 11:59 p.m., 18,508 individuals were signed up to participate in Saturday’s events, an increase of more than 1,400 from last year.

All participants must pick up their bib number at the Health & Fitness Expo at the Arthur Ashe Center today, November 8, 2012, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and tomorrow, November 9, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. There is no race day registration or packet pick-up. Walk-up registration for Anthem Richmond Marathon and HCA Virginia 8k will be available at the expo.

2012 Anthem Richmond Marathon Event Schedule

Thursday, November 8

5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Health & Fitness Expo, Packet pick-up and walk-up registration – Ashe Center

Friday, November 9

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Health & Fitness Expo, Packet pick-up and walk-up registration – Ashe Center
11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Marathon Course Bus Tour (Reservation Required)
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Pasta Dinner at The Omni Hotel (Guest speaker: Bart Yasso of Runner’s World)

Saturday, November 10

6:40 a.m. 8k Training Team Photo, Library of Virginia steps (800 E. Broad St.)
7 a.m. HCA Virginia 8k start
7:10 a.m. Half Marathon Training Team Photo, Capitol Building steps (1000 Bank St.)
7:15 a.m. NYC displaced runners photo, George Washington Statue (near 9th & Grace St.)
7:30 a.m. American Family Fitness Half Marathon start (Wave A)
7:40 a.m. Marathon Training Team Photo, Capitol Building steps (1000 Bank St.)
8 a.m. Anthem Richmond Marathon start
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Post-race celebration at Brown’s Island and at the finish line (5th & Tredegar)
11 a.m. Half Marathon course closes
3 p.m. Marathon course closes

For media seeking for information, please contact Jackie Holt at (804) 921-6074 (mobile).

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