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Kick Off Fall with Us!

Join thousands of runners next week for a fun 5k or a Half Marathon on Runner’s World’s Perfect Half Marathon course. Take in all of the beautiful and historic sites that Hampton has to offer. Not to mention once you cross the finish line you can enjoy craft brews, live music and delicious Kickin’ Corn and Crab Chowder from Baker’s Crust. And wait until you see all of the swag.

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Now Hiring Director of Digital Media

The Director of Digital Media works closely with the Race Directors, Creative Director, Communications Director and Sponsorship Director to oversee the launch, growth and experience of the J&A Brand for our niche audience, with a special focus on the running and fitness industry. The Director of Digital Media will have a wide range of knowledge on everything digital, video and social to include knowing how to spin ideas into unique packages that will appeal to users and be able to apply the highest editorial standards to a large volume of content. The Director of Digital Media will work with the team to develop ideas that continue to the success of J&A Racing.

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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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VBSPCA to benefit from August 10th VB 5k Series

Join J&A Racing for the 2016 Summer 5k Series at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This event will take place at 8:00am every Wednesday, running for 8 weeks, to conclude on August 10th. The Start and Finish will be on the Boardwalk at 31st Street, and will showcase the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront!

A portion of proceeds for the August 10th event will go toward the Virginia Beach SPCA.  It is the mission of the Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (VBSPCA) to create a more humane and responsible community by decreasing our tolerance for cruelty while increasing our capacity for compassion.

Whether you are a seasoned runner, first time runner, need to burn some calories from vacation indulgences, or just want to have some fun in the sun – running one or all of the races in the series is for you. Registration for each 5K event will include a Boardwalk run, beach towel and commemorative medal!

Hope for Life to Benefit from August 3rd Virginia Beach Summer 5k Series

Join J&A Racing for the 2016 Summer 5k Series at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This event will take place at 8:00am every Wednesday, running for 8 weeks, to conclude on August 10th. The Start and Finish will be on the Boardwalk at 31st Street, and will showcase the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront!

A portion of proceeds for the August 3rd event will go toward Hope for Life, a PRO-LIFE organization committed to the rescue and placement of abandoned, abused, neglected and left behind street animals. They are a private organization and they get no city or state funding and no grants. They operate solely on donations from people and businesses in our community.  Visit http://www.hopeforliferescue.com/ to learn more.

Whether you are a seasoned runner, first time runner, need to burn some calories from vacation indulgences, or just want to have some fun in the sun – running one or all of the races in the series is for you. Registration for each 5K event will include a Boardwalk run, beach towel and commemorative medal!

J&A Racing Fun Run

Join J&A Racing for a fun run to help get you through the Dog Days of Summer! The first 50 people to show up will receive a limited edition Live, Love, Run pint glass.

Rock your best Tacky Tourist gear to be entered into a contest for a J&A prize pack!

We will have a 2 or 4 mile course ready for you with a cheer station and water stop along the way. Hang out with us after the run for food & drink specials thanks to Hot Tuna. As you enjoy happy hour specials consider registering for Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon & 5k, Anthem Wicked 10k, Blue Moon Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon & Chartway 5k, or the J&A Fall Training Team before rates increase on August 1st.

We look forward to seeing you Thursday!

LivON Foundation to benefit from July 27th Virginia Beach Summer 5k Series

Join J&A Racing for the 2016 Summer 5k Series at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This event will take place at 8:00am every Wednesday, running for 8 weeks, to conclude on August 10th. The Start and Finish will be on the Boardwalk at 31st Street, and will showcase the beautiful Virginia Beach Oceanfront!

A portion of proceeds for the July 27th event will go to 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. Many individuals under age 50 and under go undiagnosed because symptoms are unnoticed, embarrassing to discuss, or are explained away for a person with no family history of colon cancer. As a result, we at LivON Foundation are working to increase awareness of symptoms and hopeful prevention of Colon Cancer in those 50 and under. In addition, we work to give financial support individuals 50 and under affected by Colon Cancer in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area. LivON. http://www.livonfoundation.org/

Whether you are a seasoned runner, first time runner, need to burn some calories from vacation indulgences, or just want to have some fun in the sun – running one or all of the races in the series is for you. Registration for each 5K event will include a Boardwalk run, beach towel and commemorative medal!

 LivON Know the Symptoms

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 http://www.jandaracing.com/summerseries/ 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!

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.”

Visit  http://www.jandaracing.com/summerseries/ to register or for more information.