Skip to main content

Tidewater Striders 2024 Distance Series # 3- 12 Mile and 20 Mile Events

Sat February 24, 2024 Chesapeake, VA 23322 US Directions



12 Mile &  20 Mile      Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:30 AM At Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, Rest stop at Mile Post 4, Chesapeake.

Race Courses:

Begin and finish at the entrance to the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, Rest Stop at mile post 4, Chesapeake, VA 23323 and will be an out & back.  Everyone will run/walk 6 miles and turn around.  20 milers will come across the timing mats and go out for 4 miles and turnaround and head back to the finish line.  This is a chipped time race starting at 8:30 A.M. Finish line closure is based on a 15 minute per mile and will close at 1:30 .  Early starts for walkers/slow runners  for  20 milers ONLY may be arranged by contacting

After Race Parties:

After race party is Tap It Local, 648 Grassfield Pkwy, #12, Chesapeake 23323 just 3 1/2 miles from the start/finish line in the Wal-Mart shopping center



Dismal Swamp Canal Trail:, Trail Start,  Old Route 17 and George Washington Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23323 just off Rt 17. GPS tracking is Rest Stop at Mile Post 4, Chesapeake, VA. 


Inclement Weather:  The Race Director and the Tidewater Striders reserve the right to cancel or reschedule or adjust distances as needed in the interest of safety or access restrictions to the venue.  

Registration closes at 11:59 PM the Friday before each event.  You may pick up your race number starting at 7:15 to 8:20 AM race morning at the start/finish line.  Early packet pickup will be at Running Etc., Hilltop Location the Friday before each event starting at 4:00 to 6:00.


Distance Series 3 is a Strider Grand Prix




Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at


Rest Stop at Mile Post 4, Chesapeake
Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
Chesapeake, VA US 23322


If you have not claimed your Tidewater Striders club membership please do so before registering for this event. Once you have claimed your membership a discount of $5.00 per race will be applied to your registration through 2/23/2024. You can claim your membership by searching for your name and clicking the "is this you?" link next to it:

Strider Plus and Legacy Runners will receive a full discount at checkout thru 2/23/2024.


If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.