The 14th Annual Haven Run For Home will be hosted on Saturday, March 9th from Charlottesville's Downtown Mall near 1st Street, ending at the Ting Pavilion. Afterwards, all participants are encouraged to enjoy our legendary post-race breakfast at The Haven. Virtual 8K run and 4K walk options are available where you can run your race remotely, allowing you to run and walk in your own space while still supporting The Haven and our community.
Special kids' pricing is available for ages 10 and under. The price change ($10 off) will be reflected at registration check out.
Sponsors make this event possible! Interested in sponsoring this year's race? Reach out to Kay@thehaven.org.
RACE PACKET PICK UP:
At packet pick-up, you’ll receive all of your race materials, including bib and special Haven hat. Virtual participants do not need to pick up a race packet, but please feel free to come by to pick up a Haven hat!
Packet pick-up will be held on the following days/times and at the specified locations:
For pick-up on Thursday and Friday, Ragged Mountain Running Shop is located at 3 Elliewood Ave and has all of your race-day needs. Free private parking is available behind the building.
For pick-up on Saturday before the race, come to The Haven’s arched front sanctuary doors facing Market Street and Hill & Wood Funeral Home, directly next to the marquee.
RACE DAY INFORMATION:
What to know for Saturday's race:
All participants, whether virtual or in-person, are eligible to receive a special "Haven" hat. The hats will be available at the race packet pick-up at The Haven.
ABOUT THE HAVEN
All race proceeds benefit THE HAVEN in downtown Charlottesville. The Haven is a safe and welcoming day shelter and housing resource center for people currently experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Serving over 85 people daily, The Haven provides respite for the weary and transformation for the ready.
The Haven 8K Run is one of the events in the C-VILLE-athon series and is traditionally thought of as a warm up race for the Charlottesville 10 Miler. Register for the Charlottesville 10 Miler at www.cvilletenmiler.com. For the 2024 C-VILLE-athon series, sign up online at www.runsignup.com/cvilleathon and complete at least 26.2 miles in select non-profit races, including The Haven's Run for Home, to receive an official C-VILLE-athon technical running shirt if you submit your checklist.
VIRTUAL PARTICIPANT NOTES:
For virtual races, you can run an 8K or walk a 4K remotely in your own space anytime between March 9th, 2024 and March 10th, 2024. Unfortunately, virtual racers are not eligible for prizes.
DATE: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
START TIME: 8:00 AM
PLACE: Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, VA
REGISTRATION PRICE: $40 through Feb 26 (Price increases to $45 on Feb 27 and to $50 on Mar 5)
DATE: Anytime between Saturday, March 9th, 2024 through Sunday, March 10th, 2024
START TIME: on your own
PLACE: on your own
REGISTRATION PRICE: $35
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