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VCU Health Richmond Marathon

No matter which distance you choose (full, half or 8k), when you run Richmond, you’ll receive VIP treatment! With thousands of volunteers and spectators encouraging you, and more race perks that you can count, you’ll see why we’ve earned our rep as “America’s Friendliest Marathon” (thanks, Runner’s World)!

November 16, 2019

7 a.m. - 8k begins
7:30 a.m. - Half Marathon begins
7:45 a.m. - Marathon begins

Cost

Pricing varies by event. See full site for details.

Location

Starts & finishes in downtown Richmond

We LOVE this event. But hey, we’re probably a little biased. So here’s what others are saying:
“A marathon that has it all: a fun expo, great weather, a scenic course, fantastic crowd support, all complimented by a smoothly orchestrated organization.”
– KC, Glen Allen, VA

“Big thanks for putting on an amazing race. The crowd support and volunteers gave me a much needed boost. So many smiling faces and high fives made me want to run faster. I’d recommend this race to anyone.”
– FT, Wake Forest, NC

“Thanks for another great race. This was my 27th marathon and my 4th Richmond Marathon in a row. Awesome support on the course, great organization and the pizza at the end tasted soooo good. Richmond rocks!”
– KCK, Silver Spring, MD

Runner’s World Editors
“I thought the course was a wonderful advertisement for the city of Richmond—the neighborhoods were beautiful and the community was so friendly and supportive of the runners.” – Katie Neitz , Senior Editor

“Can I just say how awesome the folks at Richmond were? What a great race.” – Mark Remy, Executive Editor

Check out the VCU Health Richmond Marathon website for full details on all races.
Happy running and see you in November!