Putting a Squeeze on Childhood Cancer

It’s 8:00 AM and the bright Summer sun is shining  down on the mighty King Neptune Statue on 31st Street with a perfect calm Atlantic Ocean backdrop. Over 135 runners both local and visiting from areas all over the country, including a family from Quebec, have gathered at the Virginia Beach Summer 5K Series start line and are ready to take off down the Virginia Beach boardwalk. The finish line awaits them with a medal, beach towel, ice cold clothes to cool down and bananas and water. This week our 5K series helped put a squeeze on childhood cancer by donating a portion of the proceeds from this weeks’ registrations to the Anthem LemonAid stand to help raise money to support kids fighting cancer at CHKD. Join us next week, on July 27th where we have partnered with the LivON Foundation whose mission is to educate and promote awareness for early detection of Colon Cancer for those 50 years of age and under. Please visit for more information regarding the Virginia Beach Summer 5K Series.

Women’s Summer Fitness Camp Underway

The 2016 Women’s Summer Fitness Camp kicked off Sunday, July 17th at lululemon athletica Virginia Beach. The camp will run through Thursday, July 21st starting at 6:00PM. This experience is devised to change more than just your outlook on fitness. We are taking the best parts of summer – relaxation, friends, and the water and adding in group workouts, healthy cooking demonstrations, strength and pilates classes. This week will also mix in guided sunset yoga, paddle boarding, and evening socials!

We Triple Jog Dare You!

We Triple Jog Dare you to give the gift of fitness to yourself this Holiday season starting with Halloween right through Thanksgiving, to just before Christmas. Commit yourself to staying in shape and logging those miles. Accepting this dare will earn you an extra special medal.

Triple Jog Dare Challenge participants will run or walk in the Anthem Wicked 10K, the Blue Moon Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon, Chartway 5K or Get Nauti Challenge (both the 5K and Half Marathon), and the Great Outdoor Provision Co. Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler

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Summer 5K Series Hits Virginia Beach Oceanfront

J&A Racing is pleased to announce the launch of their new 2016 Summer 5K Series at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront that will enhance one of the fittest cities in the nation where locals and visitors are already devoted to health and fitness. This event will take place at 8:00am every Wednesday beginning June 22nd, running for 8 weeks, to conclude on August 10th.  The start and finish will be on the Boardwalk at 31st Street, and will not only showcase the natural beauty of this pristine beach location, but also the endless possibilities of a true vacation destination that offers a wide variety of attractions, world-class hotels and restaurants, adventure sports and so much more.  Whether you are a seasoned runner, first time runner, or on vacation and looking for a fun and memorable workout, running one or all of the races in the series is for you. Registration for each 5K event will include a scenic Boardwalk run, a summer series custom beach towel and a commemorative medal!

“We are extremely excited to be offering this fun and healthy series to Virginia Beach locals and visitors in what is already one of the fittest cities in the nation, said co-race director Jerry Frostick. “We believe this new series is a perfect complement to a beautiful City that already offers so many great things to vacationers and will provide another unforgettable experience for anyone who wants to come out and join us.”

“The VBHA is very excited that J&A Racing is offering the summer series, said Diana Burke, Executive Director Virginia Beach Hotel Association. “It’s sure to add an element of “fun” to the early morning hours, mid-week during the season.  We appreciate their efforts and applaud their enthusiasm.”

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Join us for Fall Training

Registration for our J&A Racing Fall training team presented by Murphy’s Virginia Beach is now open. No matter your race distance, from a 5k or half to a full marathon, the team will help you accomplish your goals and will provide an unforgettable experience. Over the past two years we have coached hundreds of athletes from 5k walkers to Boston Qualifiers. Click here for more information or to register today.