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Join us for the 35th running of the Frostbite 15K, one of Richmond Road Runners Club's signature events. The course is primarily an out-and-back, USATF certified route through Byrd Park and the neighborhoods bordering Byrd Park and Maymont. Much of the course is flat but there are some testy hills. We will have an indoor facility at Amelia Street School, which is at the course Start/Finish. Registration is limited to 1,000 runners.
The 15K course winds in and around Byrd Park and Maymont Park and the surrounding neighborhoods.
Two water stops will support runners at approximately mile 3.5, 4.5, 6 and 7.5 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 Frostbite 15K.
PLEASE NOTE THE COURSE IS NOT CLOSED TO TRAFFIC. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. BE ALERT, WATCH FOR TRAFFIC & PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR FELLOW RUNNERS, COURSE MARSHALS, AND POLICE. *THERE IS A COURSE LIMIT TIME OF 2 HOURS AND 30 MINUTES.*
Runners must be 9 years old or older to participate in this 15K winter road race.
Youth Pricing: For all runners 9-12 years of age, the price is $5 plus processing fee. Youth runners will not get a race shirt, but may purchase a shirt for $5.00.
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.
There are two options for the Frostbite 15K packet pick-up:
There is a $5.00 fee for replacing a lost or forgotten bib and chip on race day.
There will be FINISHER MEDALS for all runners completing the Frostbite 15K.
Awards for Top Finishers include: gift certificates to the first, second and third place male and female overall; and gift certificates to the top masters male and female. Ribbons will be awarded to the first, second and third place finishers in each 5-year age group.
This race is scheduled rain/snow/shine. In the event of weather or unforeseen circumstances that cause the race to be postponed or cancelled, an email will be sent to all participants. In the event of postponements or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, there will be no refunds.
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