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Start off the New Year with Richmond Road Runners Club's First Day 5K and Kids 1K Fun Run/Walk, presented by Davenport & Company LLC. The 5K race features a fast and flat course that runs through the Roxshire neighborhood in Midlothian.
To mark the New Year, the race again features special divisions (and awards) for the top finishers wearing an evening gown or tux and awards for the male runner and female runner with finish times closest to 20:18.
The 5K course is fast and flat through the Roxshire neighborhood. You'll have no problem setting your 5K personal best for 2018.
One water stop will support runners at about mile 2 and mile 3 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 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.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. BE ALERT, WATCH FOR TRAFFIC & PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR FELLOW RUNNERS, COURSE MARSHALS, AND POLICE.
Runners must be 5 years old or older to participate in the 5K road race.
Initial prices are:
Prices increase December 3rd to:
Prices increase December 29th to:
Prices on race day are:
Kids 1K Fun Run/Walk is FREE -- but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Any discounts will be applied at check out.
All entry fees and processing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, no exceptions. Bib numbers are not transferrable. In the event of postponements or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, there will be no refunds.
RRRC First Day 5K, presented by Davenport & Company LLC, is proud to again partner with United Athletics-Richmond and have UA athletes participate in the 5K. The mission of United Athletics is to pair local athletes and individuals who require physical assistance to participate in a variety of events – swimming, biking, running, and triathlon races. Participation in sporting events promotes both social inclusion and fellowship in a healthy athletic environment. Special thanks to the wrestlers from Cosby High School who will help make this happen.
The first 500 runners registered for the 5K will receive a stylish commemorative scarf, suitable for running or formal wear. Runners in the Kids 1K Fun Run/Walk will receive a Chick Fil A Kid's Meal gift card.
There will be awards for the for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female finishers and the top male and female masters finishers, and ribbons will be awarded to the top finishers in the standard 5-year age groups.
In celebration of the New Year, we have the following unique catagories:
*Can win in only one category
The 5K race will be chip timed by Richmond Road Runners Club. Times will be posted on this website (Results menu tab) and on the RRRC website.
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