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Tidewater Strider Marathon and Half Marathon Spring Edition

Sun April 21, 2024 Chesapeake, VA 23322 US Directions

Events

Strider Marathon

$95 7:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT
Sorry! This event is full. Registration ends April 21, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Strider Half Marathon

$75 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
2 spots left. Registration ends April 21, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Strider Marathon Walkers

$95 7:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT
Sorry! This event is full. Registration ends April 21, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Strider Half Marathon Walkers

$75 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Sorry! This event is full. Registration ends April 21, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Description

Welcome to the Tidewater Striders Marathon and Half Marathon Home to one of the Flattest and fastest Marathons in the country and the Fastest in Virginia!!!!

 

Website Find my Marathon rates The Tidewater Strider Marathon as the 47th fastest Marathon in the Country and the Fastest Marathon in Virginia! https://findmymarathon.com/race-detail.php?zname=Tidewater%20Strider%20Marathon

 

In 2021 The Tidewater Strider BQ invitational and The Strider Marathon both ran on the same course and were ranked #2 and #35 in the country for their Boston Qualifying percentage!!

 
COURSE: This is a Marathon and Half Marathon course on the closed 2-lane roadway at the Dismal Swamp Trail Park in Chesapeake. The full Marathon course will be USATF Certified course and that means its a Boston Qualifying race
PACKET PICKUP:  Early Packet pick-up will be at Point 2 running company in Chesapeake Friday, April 19sth from 3-6pm! Race day pick-up will be from 6:15 -7:30 am!
FLUIDS AND FOOD: There will be 4 aid stations with water for the half Marathon and 9 water stations for the full.
AMENITIES & POST-RACE:  Finishers receive a Medal and Premium Long Sleeve Shirt. Onsite hospitality & refreshments. Post-race party onsite!
TIME LIMITS: The Full Marathon will start at 7 am and Half Marathon will start at 7:30 AM! The finish line will close at 1:30 PM. Walkers may arrange an early start or self-time after 1:30 PM.
AWARDS: Top 3 overall Males and Females and top 3 overall Masters Male & Female the top 3 males and females in 10-year age groups will receive awards!
REGISTRATION:  Registration will be open until April 21, 2024. 
LEGACY RUNNERS/STRIDERS PLUS: Discounts available thru April 21. 
CLUB MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: A Club membership discount of $5.00 is available up thru April 23. Discounts are automatically applied on the payment page during registration. You should use the account you used to register for the club to apply for this discount. We will also attempt to match on name/date of birth.
Paper entry forms are not available.

ELITE FIELD: New this year we will have an Elite Entry for this year's Race: to receive a Comp Elite Entry you had to have run faster than the time listed below in the last 2 years! if you would like to claim the entry contact Thomas  Orangerunning@yahoo.com! We will also have Prize Money for the top 3 Males & Females in the Marathon & Top Males & Females in the Half! we will also have Nutrition drop tables set up in multiple areas on the course.

Marathon

MEN: 2:40

Women 3:00

Half Marathon

Men 1:15

Women 1:23

 

Strider Spring Running Festival Challenge is Back - Run the Dismal Swamp 5 Miler on Saturday and the Half or the Full on Sunday to receive a challenge Medal!

 

Snake Challenge- 5 miler & Half Marathon

 

Bear Challenge- 5 miler & Full Marathon

 

 

 

 

 

Late Registration and Packet Pick-up

Runners may pick up their packet at the start/finish area beginning at 6:30 AM on race day.

Place

Rest stop at mile post 4 Dismal Swamp
Chesapeake, VA US 23322

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