VA Runner Blue & Gray 1/2 Marathon
Date Dec 7, 2014
Time 7:30am
VA Runner in Central Park
1993 Carl Silver Parkway
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
For Ages All ages. Runners under 15 years old are not encouraged to run.
Course USATF certified course
The course starts at 250 feet in Central Park. In the second mile, the course drops to 50 feet. From mile 2 to 11, it is mostly flat with the exception of 3 hills that climb about 30 feet each.
Mile 12 goes back up from 50 to 250 feet on what is known as hospitalization hill. This is the same hill as part of the USMC Historic Half where the runner in 2009 had the heart attack.
Mile 13 has a down then a climb. You didn’t notice this on the way out in mile 1. However, you will notice it as part of the last mile.
Water at 1.5, 3.5, 5.5, 7.6, 9.6 and 11.6 miles. Gatorade at 3.5, 5.5, 7.6, 9.6 and 11.6 miles.
Until Oct 31, 2014 $47
Nov 1, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014 $57
Dec 1, 2014 to Dec 7, 2014 $60
Premiums Finisher's Medal. Tech shirt to all registering before November 22, 2014. Don't want a shirt or when we run out? Entry fee will be reduced by $5.
Personalized Finisher Medal Each finisher will receive a medal. For an additional $10, we will mail you a plate with your name and finish time, that you can attach to your medal.
Registered Runners
Awards & Categories
Course Record Bonuses $100
Overall Top 3 Men and Women Cash $150, 75, 50
Masters Top Man and Woman Cash $50
Age Groups 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over Top 3 Men and Women in each age group Gift Certificates
Packet Pickup & Late Registration
Packet Pickup Friday Dec 5, 2014 (10am to 7pm) VA Runner in Central Park
Packet Pickup Saturday Dec 6, 2014 (10am to 5pm) VA Runner in Central Park
Race Day Pickup Sunday Dec 7, 2014 (starting at 6:30am) VA Runner in Central Park
Local Hotels Hilton Garden Inn (1/2 mile from start/finish) is offering a $85 per night rate. Use group code BGMA14. (540) 548-8822
Result Timing Chip Timing using Chronotrack Bib Tags provided by Race Timing Unlimited. Gun and Chip times will be recorded. All awards are based on Gun Time.
Directions from I-95, exit 130B - going west – take first right onto Carl Silver Parkway. Just before Fall Hill Ave, VA Runner will be on your right.
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Charity Partners
Please join us in supporting the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank in reaching their goal of creating a hunger-free community. Bring a non-perishable food item with you to either the packet pickup or to the race. All proceeds from this food drive will benefit the FAFB.
Operation Enduring Warrior TM (OEW) is a Veteran-operated non-profit organization with a mission to honor, empower and motivate our nations wounded service members. Our physical, mental and emotional rehabilitative cycle is modeled to overcome adversity and hardship through innovation, teamwork and perseverance, ultimately enabling wounded warriors' lives to go in directions they once thought impossible.

OEW is a 501(c)(3) charity. Donations to the organization are deductible as charitable contributions. We appreciate the support.