Richmond Marathon


November 11, 2023

Start Time : 7:45 a.m.
Number of Places : No limit. Over 6,000 runners are expected to apply.

Sometimes known as "America's Friendliest Marathon", the Richmond Marathon was first run in 1977.

Richmond Marathon Route
The race is a loop, starting and finishing in historic downtown Richmond. Runners pass through all of the city's old neighborhoods. On the way the run up Monument Avenue, passing by the statues of Confederate soldiers and Richmond-born tennis star Arthur Ashe then through Virginia Commonwealth University campus and along the side of the James River. The race ends with a last mile that includes a fast downhill slope to the finish line.

Richmond Marathon Entry
* Entry Fee : $85 (until Nov 18), $90 (until Apr 15), $110 (until Sep 16), $130 (until Nov 7), $140 (until Nov 11)
* Registration Deadline : November 11

Contact Details
Contact : Sports Backers
Address : 100 Avenue of Champions, Suite 300, Richmond VA 23230
Tel. : 0804-285-9495
Email :
Website :

Further Details
* Cut-off Time : Runners will be expected to finish within 7 hours.
* Boston Qualifier : Yes

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