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Run to the River offers a fun and challenging 8K race sponsored by Artisan Hill Apartments and a 1-mile fun run sponsored by Dominion Energy's EnergyShare Program to benefit the Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton (NRC). Starting from Stone Brewing, runners will dash and walkers will stride through the historic streets of Richmond's Church Hill and Fulton neighborhoods, along the James River and over three hills (Powhatan, Potomac and Libby). After the races, enjoy food, entertainment, Halloween-themed children's activities and visit our sponsors' and partners' booths. Don't forget to venture inside Stone Brewing to enjoy draft beer and visit the Stone Company Store for Stone merchandise. Stone Brewing will be donating 10% of their proceeds that day to NRC! We welcome all family, friends, supporters and community members to come out and cheer on your fellow runners and enjoy a cold Richmond brew while you wait.
Whether you're a serious runner preparing for the Richmond marathon or half marathon in November or a casual walker looking to enjoy a beautiful autumn morning, join us for a fun event that's raising money to benefit NRC and further their mission of enhancing lives in the Greater Fulton community through their four core programs: education, financial opportunity center, nutrition and community outreach. Learn more by visiting NRC's website and liking their Facebook page.
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Run to the River offers a challenging 8K (5 mile) course that will the start and finish at Stone Brewing. The course will be staffed by volunteers, course marshals and local police officers. EMS will be available on-site.
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 6 years old or older to participate in the 8K road race. If between the ages of 6 and 9, they must be accompanied by their guardian who is also a registered runner.
8K Race/Walk - Registration fee
All entry fees and processing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, no exceptions. In the event of postponements or cancellation due to severe weather or other unforeseen circumstances, there will be no refunds. This event is rain or shine.
1-mile Fun Run/Walk - FREE, but registration is required
A t-shirt is guaranteed for those who register for the 8K race/walk by 11:59 PM on October 10th. We cannot guarantee a shirt after October 15th but we will make every effort to provide one on a first-come, first-serve basis if we have extras.
One water stop will be available on the 8K course. Water and snacks will be provided for participants before and after the race at the start/finish line area. A food truck will be on-site and Stone Brewing offers beer and non-alcoholic beverages as well as light snacks for purchase.
Stone Brewing prides itself on being environmentally responsible. We ask runners and attendees to bring their own reusable water bottle to use while at Stone Brewing to help support their dedication to environmental sustainability. There will be cups available along the course at the water stations only.
8K top 3 overall male and female finishers receive awards and prizes. Every finisher receives a unique token for participation.
The 8K race/walk will be timed by Richmond Road Runners Club. Times will be posted at Stone Brewing and on RunSignUp (results tab) and on the RRRC results page.
Additional race information can be found at http://runtotheriver.org.
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