Race Day


Check in At: Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Early Package Pick-up

Want to pick up your race bib and race day information, go to Running Etc. between 11am-3pm December 9th, 2023 on 1707 Colley Ave in Ghent.

  • 714 Court Street Parking Lot
  • 700 Crawford Street Parking Lot
  • County Street Garage - 200 County Street

Check out the route along VIRGINIA’S BIGGEST LITTLE HISTORIC SEAPORT! We look forward to seeing you there!


7:30 AM - 8:15 AM: Race Day Registration/Packet Pickup for 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM: Race Day Registration/Packet Pickup for 5K Race

8:30 AM: Start 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

9:00 AM: Start 5K Race

Race Day Features/ Festivities

Coffee/ Hot Chocolate bar - Don't worry about getting fueled up before you get to the race, we have it there thanks to Starbucks.

DJ - To get the blood flowing and build up the energy

Santa and Ms. Claus - Will be present to greet the kids

Photo Booth - Record your memories of a great accomplishment for a great cause

Costume Contest - Wear a costume just for fun OR stop by the picture booth to enter the costume contest.

Face Painting - Boost your spirit with a quick facial accent


Starting at 1230pm on 12/10/23 at Secondary Brewing Company runners will receive 20% off your bill when you show your bib
if you show your bib to the museum staff, you will get one FREE entry into the museum! This is for December 10, 2023 ONLY!!! 1 bib = 1 person's entry