Tidewater Strider Marathon and Half Marathon Spring Edition

Sun April 23, 2023 Chesapeake, VA 23322 US Directions
Events

Strider Marathon

$80 7:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Price increases after March 30, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Strider Half Marathon

$60 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after March 30, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Strider Marathon Walkers

$80 7:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT Price increases after March 30, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Strider Half Marathon Walkers

$60 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after March 30, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
big bear 5 miler and full

Big Bear Challenge 5 miler and full marathon

$2.50 Discount Per Event
Rattle Snake 5miler and Half

Rattle Snake Challenge 5 miler and half marathon

$2.50 Discount Per Event
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 21st from 3-6pm! Race day pick-up will be from 6:30-7:30 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 and Half Marathon Start together 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 the top 3 males and females in 10-year age groups will receive awards!
REGISTRATION:  Registration will be open until April 23, 2023. 
LEGACY RUNNERS/STRIDERS PLUS: Discounts available thru April 23.
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.

 

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
Race Contact Info
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