RRRC First Day 5K

In-person: Jan 1, 2022; Virtual: Dec 31, 2021-Jan 3, 2022 Midlothian, VA 23113 US
RRRC members $5 off

RRRC First Day 5K

01/01 11:00AM EST
RRRC members $5 off

RRRC First Day 5K - Virtual

RRRC First Day Kids Run

01/01 11:45AM EST

Start off the New Year with Richmond Road Runners Club's First Day 5K. The race will be held in-person at ACAC- Midlothian on Saturday, January 1st, 2022 at 11:00am. The Kids Run will take place at 11:45am. There is also a virtual option that will take place from Friday, December 31st through Monday, January 3rd

RRRC First Day 5K is an RRRC Grand Prix (GP) event for 2022. 

Giveaways and Awards


  • RRRC fleece headband (one size fits all) for first 500 registered participants. 

Tux and Evening Gown Competition:

  • Wear a tux or evening gown for your First Day 5K run and be entered for prizes (Best Male, Best Female, and Best Couple)

Awards (in-person race only):

  • There will be awards for top finishers: first place male and female overall; and top masters male and female.
  • There will be ribbons for the top three finishers in each age group.
  • All awards will be based on chip time.

Registration Fees & Rules

5K Registration: RRRC members - $15 plus processing fee; non-members - $20 plus processing fee. 

Virtual 5K Registration: RRRC members - $15 plus processing fee; non-members - $20 plus processing fee. 

Kids Run: Registration is free, but there is an option to add on a fleece headband for $5.

Any discounts will be applied at check out.

Refund Policy: All entry fees and processing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, no exceptions. Registrations cannot be deferred to a later race. Bib numbers are not transferrable. In the event of postponements or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, there will be no refunds.

Course & Course Rules

The 5K course is fast and flat through the Roxshire neighborhood. You'll have no problem setting your 5K personal best for 2022.

One cup-less water stop will support runners at about mile 2 and mile 2.5 on the course. 

This is a road race conducted under the rules of USATF and RRCA. In consideration of the safety of all participants, the following are not allowed on the course during the race: baby joggers, baby strollers, animals on or off leash, skateboards, inline or roller skates, or bicycles. The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged at this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for the safety of all participants, RRRC encourages a headphone-free environment during the running of the First Day 5K.


Bib Number Pick Up

Pre-Race Check-In and Bib Pick Up

  • Thursday, December 30 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm @ Lucky Road Willow Lawn

Race Day - Check-in and bib pick up begins at 9:00 AM inside ACAC Midlothian.

There is a $5.00 fee for replacing a lost or forgotten bib and chip on race day.

Race Directors

Suzi Silverstein & Jenni Treadwell

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