The Virginia is for Runners 14K is a 8.69 mile loop in First Landing State Park. The shared start/finish line is located near the boat ramp at the 64th Street entrance to the park. Participants will run the wide, multi-use Cape Henry Trail for the first 4ish miles before turning off on the scenic side trails. The King Fisher Trail and White Hill Lake Trail includes gently rolling hills and water views. Right before Mile 6, participants will start to make their way back to the finish line via the Cape Henry Trail. The final 1.5 miles are on paved road setting participants up for a fast finish for their 14K race.
Participants can pickup their race packet at the J&A Racing office prior to the event during one of the following times:
Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 12 – 5pm
Friday, February 12, 2021 | 2 – 6pm
J&A Racing Office
3601 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
This is a cupless race. Please be prepared to provide your own hydration and fuel. We will have a water refill station at approximately mile 1.5 and mile 7. Water and Nuun will be available.
Participants will be provided a free parking pass with their race packet. Parking will be located next to the Start/Finish line area at the Boat Ramp (64th Street Entrance). Participants are highly encouraged to carpool with immediate family members.
Are Spectators Allowed?
Per the latest executive order, two spectators are allowed per person.
Awards will be given to the top 3 fastest male and female participants.
Participants will be required to wear face coverings when not actively on the race course. This includes prior to the start of the event, as they wait to load their start corral, while in the start corrals, and in the finish line chute. All runners are encouraged to wear their masks through the start line. Participants are encouraged but not required to wear a mask while racing on the course.
The event will be streamlined to help reduce excess human touchpoints to include packet pickup, finish line, etc.
Hand sanitizer will be available for usage throughout the event including at packet pick-up, bottle filling stations, and near the start and finish areas.
Reduced start waves sizes (25 runners per wave) to meet CDC State guidelines and proper social distancing. Read the latest executive order here.
What if the event can’t be held on February 13 & 14, 2021?
If the event can not be hosted on February 13-14, 2021, it will be rescheduled for a future date. Participant registration will be automatically moved the rescheduled date. Entry fees are non-refundable and can not be transferred to other participants.