Charlottesville Ten Miler

March 25, 2023 7:15AM Charlottesville, VA 22903 US Directions




Are you curious about the course?  See this video for the new start line and the first 2 miles of the course and this video starting at 9:26 minute mark for miles 3-9.  Click here for more details about the course.

 *****NEW Location!*****

Packet Pick-up: Student Activities Building;  1815 Stadium Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Friday, March 24, 2023

  The SAB is in the parking lot of Scott Stadium near the intersection of Stadium Rd and Alderman Rd.                            
  Click here for a map of the Scott Stadium area.

If you are not already in the UVA area, please wait till after 5:30 Friday night to grab your packet to cut down on the amount of traffic in the area due to UVA employees leaving for the day.

  • Bibs will be in ALPHABETICAL ORDER.
  • Plan to pick-up your race packet (bib #, t-shirt, bag) at Packet Pick-up on Friday.
  • When you get your bib, make sure to check your name, gender and age on the bib. If there are any errors, please come to the information desk to fix them.
  • Uncorrected errors could have an impact on the results
  • You may pick-up for friends or family members, no documents needed.


Saturday, March 25, 2023 
near the start line, look for the orange Subaru

PLEASE try to get your packet Friday evening.  

Old race shirts: We have a lot of old race and volunteer shirts from past 10 Milers for sale.  All shirts are $2 each or 3 for $5.  Old course C10M pint glasses $1 each.  Cash or credit card accepted.

Had your packet mailed and did not receive it?   We’ll have to assign you a new bib number.  Come to either the registration desk at Friday’s packet pickup or to the Orange Subaru race morning. This will be a quick and very simple process.
Forget your bib race morning?  It happens, find the Orange Subaru near the start line race morning and we'll get you another bib.

​RACE MORNING: New Start Line Location

Saturday, March 25, 2023
7:15AM Race Start
On Whitehead Road near Chemistry Drive. 

Pace Group Signs: Look for pace sign on either side of the road for paces under 8 minute mile, under 9 minute mile and under 10 minute mile.

Stagger Start:  We will implementing a stagger start by breaking up the start line into 3 groups.  Group 2 will start 1 minute after group 1 leaves the start line.  Group 3 will start 1 minute after group 2 leaves the start line.  There is a significant double back on Alderman Road just after 1 mile mark and just after mile 2.  We hope the stagger start will alleviate the congestion on Alderman Road and make your experience of the new race route pleasant.
Road Closures: WHITEHEAD ROAD WILL BE CLOSED from Alderman Road to Stadium Road race morning start at 6:00AM and continue for the duration of the race for safety reasons.

Parking: NO PARKING in the lots off of Whitehead Road and the AFC lot off of Alderman Road.  Vehicles in these lots will be blocked by finishing runners and will not be allowed to leave until the race is over.  Volunteers will be parking in these lots.  Please park in the Student Activities Building Parking Lot, the Lower West Lot, or the upper level of the Bryant Hall lot.   Click here for a map of the allowed parking around Scott Stadium.


Porta-Potties Near the start/finish line.  
At mile 5/7 next to the downtown water stop. 

Create a Team: It’s not too late to create or join a team with 3 of your friends.  How to create/join a team can be found here.

Awards:  Top 3 male/female overall, top master male/female (age 40+), top grand master male and female (age 60+), and the age groups are as follows: 14 & younger, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+.   The award ceremony will begin about 9:30AM.  If it's raining it will be under the garage.  If it's sunny and warm it will be located in the East Lot.

Course cutoff:  The course has a 2.5 hour cut off which is a 15 minute mile pace.  If you are unable to hit the the mile marks at the times listed below, you will be asked to move to the sidewalk and obey all traffic signals.

Mile 1: 7:35AM
Mile 2: 7:50AM  
Mile 3: 8:05AM
Mile 4: 8:20AM
Mile 5: 8:35AM
Mile 6: 8:50AM
Mile 7: 9:05AM
Mile 8: 9:20AM
Mile 9: 9:35AM
Mile 10: 9:50AM

Water stops: Gatorade and water available Mile 2.5, Mile 5, Mile 7, Mile 8.2 and Mile 9 and finish line.

Photos and Video:  Photos will be provide by Jay Proffitt and drone coverage provide by Sky Pics, LLC.   Photos will be available, for free, from the Charlottesville 10 Miler RunSignup page.

Finisher Medal: All that cross the finish line will receive a medal.  

We have received a few questions about the significance of the numbers on the medal.  This year’s finisher medal honors and pays tribute to the UVA football players who were tragically killed this past November. Lavel Davis Jr. (#1), Devin Chandler (#15), and D’Sean Perry (#41) not only left an impact on the UVA community, but the greater Charlottesville community as well. We stand in solidarity with UVA and we are all #VirginiaStrong together 

Medical Support: Will be at all three water stops, McCormick Rd (miles 2/9), Downtown Mall (miles 5/7) and on Elliewood (mile 8.5) and the finish line

Post Race Food:  Bananas, granola bars, Little Debbie snacks, Duck Donuts, Bodo's Bagels, and much more near the finish line
Water, Gatorade and other drinks will be available at the finish line 

Post race party @ Dairy Market Dairy Market (946 Grady Ave.) will have a post-race After Party! Enjoy a live DJ plus beer from Starr Hill! $1 from each pint purchased at Starr Hill will be donated to our amazing beneficiaries. Dairy Market will also be a watch location during the race if you have family and friends who are looking for a place to cheer you and the other runners on! Dairy Market is located at mile 3.8 on the course.





Established 1976, The Charlottesville Ten Miler is the area's oldest and most prestigious footrace. Widely considered to be the "most scenic urban course" in the state, this rolling tour of Charlottesville brings runners through Jefferson's beautiful UVa "grounds", up Rugby Road, down Preston, up the historic downtown mall, around Court Square and the gorgeous Park Street neighborhoods, up main street and by the famous University "Corner."

NEW Start/Finish Line!

The race will start and finish around UVA's Scott Stadium with modifications of the first 3 miles of the course.  Miles 3 through 9 are the traditional course that is known and loved. 

We are still fine tuning the alterations to the course.  As soon as we have approval from the City of Charlottesville and UVA for the changes, will we post the new course.

NO dogs or strollers allowed on the course!

Sorry!  We do love dogs and babies but not everybody does. 


Click here for instructions on how to claim and use your 2022 deferral for the 2023 race.

  • You MUST register for the 2023 race through your RunSignup profile (the person icon next to blue donate button) to claim your 2022 deferral.
  •  2022 deferrals can be used for either the in-person or virtual event.
  • DO NOT use the 'Sign Up' button at the top or middle of the page to register for the race.  YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE RACE!
  • 2022 deferrals are NOT automatically registered for the 2023 race.  
  • If you are being charged an entry fee, please do not finish the registration process.  Email Nicole to assist you with registration.
  • If you do not have a deferral option, either you never registered for the 2022 race, you never went through the deferral process or there is a glitch in the system.  If you believe you DO have a deferral from the 2022 race, please email Nicole to figure out the issue. 

Get a Refund By Referring Friends

After registering for the 2023 Charlottesville Ten Miler, you received a unique link.  

Have 5 or more friends register using your unique link and get a refund of $20.00. 


There are three main locations you can find your referral code

    1. Within your Confirmation Email

    2. Within your RunSignup Profile (click here to learn how to access your RSU profile)

    3. Within the confirmation page following Registration

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


1815 Stadium Rd
Charlottesville, VA US 22903

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