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2018 The Neighborhood Harvest Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon Weekend

October 6-7, 2018

Run, Crawl, Celebrate!

Come see for yourself why Runner’s World named The Neighborhood Harvest Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon presented by Bon Secours In Motion a must run Half Marathon! Are you looking for a flat and fast course? Do you love running by the water? Are you a craft beer lover? The Neighborhood Harvest Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon Weekend is the perfect place to run, crawl, and celebrate.

Enjoy 13.1 miles through the best of Hampton, Virginia. Our course will take you through the historic downtown and its surrounding neighborhoods set beside the Chesapeake Bay and the Hampton Roads Harbor. Enjoy live music, cheer zones, candy stops, and other surprises along the way.

Event Highlights

  • A race distance for everyone including a Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 5K, and Kids 1K
  • Shell Yeah! Challenge – Run the 5K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday
  • Two Day Sports & Fitness Expo
  • Craft Brew Fest with Live Music
  • Kickin’ Crab and Corn Chowder from Baker’s Crust
  • Up to 4 Craft Beers included in your registration
  • Ten Virginia Craft Breweries at the Craft Brew Fest
  • Technical Race Shirts (male and female sizes)
  • Surprise Finisher Item
  • Bottle Opener Medal for all Finishers

 

J&A Racing Sidewalk Sale & Brunch

Our race season has come to an end, and we are cleaning house (or office and warehouse). Swing by HK on the Bay on Saturday, June 9th to shop our sidewalk sale. Stop by to stock up on your race day favorites. HK on the Bay will treat our shoppers to brunch specials and live entertainment. Come do some shopping and hang out with the J&A Racing Staff.

We will be selling past race items including finisher items, race shirts, race towels, race hats, and clearance store items.

Cash and Credit Card will be accepted.

Global Running Day

Join J&A Racing for Global Running Day on June 6, 2018, and make your miles matter! Global Running Day is a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving. It doesn’t matter how fast you run or how far you go—what’s important is that you take part.

Take Part | J&A Racing Fun Run

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
6:15pm
Murphy’s Irish Pub

Have Fun | Music, Drinks and Food Specials after the Fun Run

Live Music
7pm
Murphy’s Irish Pub will have food and drink specials for all participants

Inspire Others | J&A Racing Foundation

For 2018, the J&A Racing Foundation is focused on making running accessible to the Hampton Road’s youth population. By partnering with Title I Schools in our community, we are committed to bringing all the benefits of running to our underserved youth. Our goal is to support 13 schools this year providing complimentary entries to the Operation Smile Shamrock Final Mile, transportation to and from the race, and brand new running shoes for participants.

Premium Raffle Packages & Global Running Day Attire will be available at the event. All proceeds will benefit the J&A Racing Foundation and a scholarship for a Title I School in Hampton Roads.

Let’s move together, have fun together, and inspire our youth!

Corporate 5K presented by Bon Secours In Motion

May 23, 2018

Norfolk, Virginia

Join us for Hampton Roads’ Largest Outdoor Office Party!

Start and finish in the Norfolk Tide’s baseball stadium, Harbor Park, on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. This exclusive event for the Hampton Roads corporate community welcomes employees of any company to form a team and participate in the J&A Racing Corporate 5K presented by Bon Secours In Motion for friendly competition and camaraderie.

Event Highlights

  • 5 weeks to 5K training plan provided to all Team Captains
  • Explore Downtown Norfolk and the Freemason Area on our 5K course
  • Race shirt for all participants
  • Medal for all Finishers
  • Post-Race Party for all participants with DJ and game zone
  • 2 Beers included in your registration (ages 21 and up)
  • Tent Rentals, Catering, and Kegs are available to all teams
  • You must be 16 or older to participate in this event.

Registration Options

  • Create a Company Team | Become a Team Captain for your company, and we’ll provide you with everything you need to recruit team members and train for race day!
  • Join a Company Team | Join your company’s existing team. As your company’s team captain to send you an email inviting you to join the team or search for your company team name during registration.
  • Join the Roc Solid Foundation Team | If your company doesn’t have a team or you are not affiliated with a company, you can join the Roc Solid Foundation team. Search for Roc Solid Foundation during registration. *No Fundraising Required*

Women’s Summer Fitness Camp

Sunday, July 15 – Thursday, July 19, 2018

Join us for an experience that will change your outlook on fitness. Take the best parts of summer and add in like-minded women who want to join you for group workouts and motivational speakers. Fitness Camp will include a guided bike ride in False Cape State Park, the Adventure Park at the Virginia Aquarium, paddle boarding with a sunset yoga practice, and evening socials. All campers will receive a premier goodie bag that includes an Athleta top and other exclusive perks.

Learn More Here

Earth Day Fun Run

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 8:30am
Great Outdoor Provision Co, Virginia Beach

Celebrate Earth Week with Great Outdoor Provision Co. and J&A Racing by joining us for a free fun run. J&A Racing staff will welcome you and guide you on a run near Hilltop. After your run, stick around to celebrate. Take advantage of Great Outdoor Provision Co.’s Earth Week specials then head on over to Baker’s Crust. Baker’s Crust will welcome all participants after the fun run for J&A Racing brunch and cocktail specials.

Walkers and Runners are welcome at this free community event.

 

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SPORTSEVENTS MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES CRAWLIN’ CRAB WEEKEND AS A SPORTS EVENT TO WATCH IN 2017

J&A Racing, a world-class race management company based in Virginia Beach is pleased to announce that the Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Kilometer presented by Bon Secours In Motion has been recognized as a Sports Event to Watch in 2017 by SportsEvents Magazine. This exciting event features flat, fast courses, which take runners through historic downtown Hampton, into beautiful old neighborhoods, and along the majestic Chesapeake Bay and Hampton Roads Harbor. To add to the excitement, DJs and radio stations provide entertainment along the courses, escorting participants to an energetic finish, with a Craft Brew Fest waiting for them as they cross the finish line. All race participants receive commemorative swag, including a unique finisher’s medal, a commemorative shirt and an awesome finisher item.

The Outdoor Craft Brew Fest features live music, craft brews and Kickin’ Corn & Crab Chowder provided by Baker’s Crust. The weekend also features a two-day Sports & Fitness Expo at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, which includes sports retailers, sports performance services, and other exciting vendors.

Sports event professionals were asked to nominate sports events that they believe made a memorable impression and earned the right to be a Sports Event to Watch in 2017. Nominations were received from readers throughout the year, and the top picks were selected based on results from an online voting system.

“With thousands of sporting events across the nation each year, it takes something special to stand out, said John Rezell, SportsEvents executive editors. “These events have shown they deserve to be honored for setting a high standard.”

“The City of Hampton is extremely excited to welcome the return of the Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon, 5K, Kids Kilometer & Shell Yeah Challenge, October 6-8, 2017,” said Hampton City Mayor Donnie Tuck. “We deeply value our partnership with J&A Racing, one of the top race management companies in the country, and are looking forward to hosting the Crawlin’ Crab for many years to come.”

“We are thrilled to have Crawlin’ Crab selected as a Sports Event to Watch in 2017,” said J&A Racing co-owner, Amy Frostick. “We have enjoyed working with the city of Hampton to help showcase their beautiful city, and we are excited to see this young race already gain national recognition. We look forward to seeing Crawlin’ Crab continue to grow!”

 

World Record for Largest Santa Run Broken in Virginia Beach

On December 17, 2016, 5025 participants donned in 5-piece Santa suits broke the World Record for Largest Santa Run during the Great Outdoor Provision Co. Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler presented by Bon Secours In Motion in Virginia Beach. J&A Racing, a world-class race management company based in Virginia set out on this mission to make history and beat the current record holder in Ireland with 4,961 Santa’s, by providing a 5-piece Santa suit to all participants. The event had 5,700 registered participants, and 5,025 finished in Santa suits. In order to count toward breaking the world record, they had to be wearing all five pieces: red pants, a red jacket, hat, black belt, and white beard.

“It was so incredible to watch our awesome running and fitness community come together to support this fun and festive event, and make history right here in Virginia Beach, “ said Jerry Frostick, Race Director and owner of J&A Racing. “ Huge thanks and congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2016 Great Outdoor Provision Co. Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler presented by Bon Secours In Motion and helped us break the Guinness Book of World Records for Largest Santa Run!”

“I loved seeing all of the Santa’s in Virginia Beach, said Mayor of Virginia Beach, Will Sessoms. “It is great to know that a world record was set in the greatest city on the world. The folks at J&A Racing really know how to create a spectacular run, and I look forward to participating in 2017.”

Get Ready to Be Spooked!

This weekend thousands of runners and walkers dressed in costume will take to the streets of the Virginia Beach oceanfront at Hampton Roads’ largest Halloween race and party, the Anthem Wicked 10K and Old Point National Bank Monster Mile presented by Bon Secours In Motion. Participants are encouraged to have fun, be creative, and dress up for the Halloween season. The 10k course takes you along the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront and will feature live Thriller dancers and other spooky surprises. Celebrate your finish at a huge post-race party on the beach with plenty of blue moon beer, live music and post race food. www.wicked10k.com