Lynchburg Half Marathon & 5k

Sat August 11, 2018 Lynchburg, VA US 24504 Directions
Events

Half Marathon

$50 7:30AM EDT Price increases after July 16, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT

5k

$25 8:00AM EDT Price increases after July 16, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
1600 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA US 24504
Description

Experience why Lynchburg was named a Runner Friendly Community by the Road Runners Club of America. Yes...we host a Half Marathon in August. Finisher medal to the first 300 that complete the half distance, chip timed, technical shirt, and part of the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series. Summer fun in Lynchburg! If 13.1 is a bit much, consider the Lynchburg 5k (flat/fast) out and back course on the Blackwater Creek bikeway. Race #7 of the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series.

START TIMES:  HALF MARATHON (7:30AM)  5K (8:00AM)

ONLINE ENTRY Fee Deadlines:  Half Marathon $50 ($60 After July 16th), 5K $25 ($30 After July 16th) Online Discounts for LRRC Members expire July 16th.

Registration fees are non-transferable & non-refundable. An entry can only be used for the person registered for the entry. Entries cannot be deferred to the following year or a future event.

Lynchburg Road Runners Club Member Discount: A discount ($5.00) is available to current Lynchburg Road Runners Club members. Discounts will not be given after July 16th. Participant membership must be current with LRRC membership roster found on RunSignUp. Discount will be given at checkout automatically. Refunds and discounts will not be given after completing online race registration.

Assisted Participants:
We are pleased to provide an opportunity for assisted participants to enjoy race day. An assisted participant is typically being pushed in a stroller "appropriate" for the event (ie.. hand break, tether, appropriate wheels). Both the participant being pushed and the pusher are required to register for this event. Assisted participants will start prior to the start and be ranked separately from the event. Both the pusher and assisted participant should indicate this classification during the registration process for our planning purposes.

PAPER REGISTRATION: Not available

TIME LIMIT:  3 HOUR TIME LIMIT FOR HALF MARATHON, Yes, we have a time limit. Finish over the 3 hour time limit and risk not getting a finisher medal and or time. This time limit respects the shared use of the bikeway, the time of our volunteers, AND the extreme heat and humidity that can accompany this event.

STROLLERS, DOGS & PETS PROHIBITED

HYDRATION:  Water and Gatorade available approx. every 2 miles on course.

CHIP TIMED EVENT:  The Half Marathon & 5k will be chip timed. Chip time will be used for Age Group awards. Gun Time will be used for Overall Awards

2018 LYNCHBURG ROAD RUNNERS RACE SERIES EVENT (20% premium points for the Half Marathon)

For more information on the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series visit http://www.riversiderunners.com/lrrc-race-series/

HALF AWARDS:  Top 5 overall M/F, Masters Champion M/F, Top 3 each age group. First 300 finishers receive a finishers medal. 

5K AWARDS:  Top 3 overall male/female, Masters Champion M/F, Top 3 in each age group 

Moisture-Wicking Short Sleeve Shirts!!!!  Guaranteed to those Registered by July 23, 2018. Extra shirts will be available on a first-come basis at packet pickup to those that have registered after July 23rd. 

PACKET PICKUP:  Friday August 10th, 12-6pm, Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA  24503 (434)846-7449 || Race Day at Start/Finish 6:30am - 7:30am

COURSE:  Start/Finish at Blackwater Creek Natural Area, Downtown Lynchburg. (1200 Concord Trnpk) Course on Blackwater Creek bikeway and CVTC campus, shaded, paved, out & back course. http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=307365

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