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Race Day: November 11 2017
 

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Course Information

The marathon starts on Grace Street at 5th while the half marathon and 8k courses start one block over on Broad Street (at 7th and 8th Streets, respectively). All three end on a downhill slope at 5th & Tredegar Street at Brown's Island and the Canal Walk on Richmond's beautiful downtown riverrfont. The courses run through scenic and historic sections of the city while the marathon also runs along and across the beautiful James River.

Overall, the half marathon and marathon courses are great for first-timers and features some rolling hills. The 8k course also features some mild hills.

The marathon course will be open from 8 a.m. until 3p.m. The course will reopen to vehicular traffic at a 16-minute per mile rate.

The marathon, half marathon and 8k are all USA Track & Field sanctioned and certified and the marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

Written Descriptions

Click here for a written marathon course description
Click here for a written half marathon course description
Click here for a written 8k course description

 

Marathon Course Support

Water stops will be positioned at the start and every two miles until Mile 20, then every mile thereafter. Diamond Springs water and POWERade will be available at every water stop on the race course. Assorted flavors (vanilla, strawberry kiwi, chocolate & citrus orange) of Accel Gel will be available at Miles 14 and 21. Marathoners looking for an extra burst of energy in the waning miles will want to make sure to hit the Junk Food Stop at Miles 16 & 22. Wet wash cloths will be available at Miles 17 & 23. Port-o-johns will be stationed at the Start/Finish and adjacent to every water stop. Medical attention is available along the course.

 

Marathon Course Map

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Anthem Richmond Marathon Map

To print out a PDF version of this map, click here.
To view an interactive MapMyRun map, click here.

 

 

Half Marathon Course Map

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American Family Fitness Half Marathon Map

To print out a PDF version of this map, click here.
To view an interactive MapMyRun map, click here.

 

 

8k Course Map

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HCA Virginia 8k course map

To print out a PDF version of this map, click here.
To view an interactive MapMyRun map, click here.

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