Race Day

When

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Time

Arrival: 6:30 am
Staging: 7:30 am
Race Start: 8:00 am sharp!

The road to Foxfield closes at 7:30 am sharp! Participants will be staged in pace groups beginning at 7:30 am, so don’t be late! Help our volunteers by arriving early!

Where

Foxfield
Garth Road
Click here for directions

Race Packet Pickup

All confirmed race entrants (or a friend) MUST pick up their race packets on the evening before the race.

Friday, September 1, 2017
4:00 - 7:00 pm

John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Road
Click here for directions

On race day, bring your race #, official guide, chip (for results timing), and anything else you will need. You must have a chip attached to your shoe during the race to get an official time. Chips are disposable and do not need to be returned.

Directions & Parking

Click here for a map to Foxfield.

On race day, you should arrive at Foxfield no later than 6:30 am to avoid traffic congestion. The road will close to all vehicular traffic from 7:30 am until 9:30 am.

There will be parking attendants to direct traffic to parking spots. The earlier you arrive, the easier it will be to find a parking place!

Course

The course starts and finishes at the main Foxfield entrance on Garth Road.

Race Start: Foxfield main entrance
1 mile east on Garth Road to turn-around
2 miles west on Garth Road (past Foxfield main entrance) to turn-around
1 mile east on Garth Road to Foxfield main entrance: Finish Line

For tips on how to best run the course, read How to Race the Women's Four Miler.

Spectators gather to cheer on the participants and greet them at the finish line. Water stops are located near mile 2 & 3 along the course and at the finish area.

For your safety and the safety of others, no headphones are permitted at the race.

Please do not train on the course prior to race day, as traffic is heavy and the road does not have shoulders.

Race Day Schedule

6:30 am - Arrival
7:30 am - Staging begins
7:30 am - Road closes to vehicular traffic
8:00 am - Race start
9:30 am - Road re-opens to vehicular traffic
9:40 am - Awards ceremony

*Please arrive by 6:30 am to avoid traffic congestion.
*Please plan to carpool.

Race day medical coverage provided by Dr. Robert Wilder and the UVA Runner’s Clinic.

Awards

Overall and Age Group Awards
The awards ceremony begins around 9:30 am. Prizes are awarded for the Top 3 Overall and for all Age Group placers (proportionate to the number of entrants in each age division).

Age groups are as follows: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75 & over.

“Grab Bag” Prizes
All finishers are eligible to win a great prize—generously donated by area merchants—during the awards ceremony. Last year more than 30 wonderful prizes were given away. You must be present to win.