We’re excited to seeing you this Saturday to commemorate +400 years of Black History with us at RUN RICHMOND 16.19. Below please find important information on the packet pickup & race day activities. Bring your friends to support you at the finish line and have them enjoy our festivities at Kanawha Plaza with you.
Packet Pickup & Late Registrations
- FRI, Sep 16: 4:00PM – 6:00PM at Kanawha Plaza (E. Canal Street / Corner 8th Street)
- SAT, Sep 17: 6:00AM – Start of Race at Kanawha Plaza
You will receive your BIB as well as your race t-shirt.
Parking: If you can’t find street parking there are parking garages on E. Cary St between 8th and 9th Street. Packet pickup will be on the plaza itself. You’ll receive your bib and race t-shirt there.
Run of Show for Race Day (Sep 17)
- Event Parking: We have 2 parking lots available at Canal Street between 4th and 5th Street. Event parking is only $5 if you use our discount code RUN1619. To purchase parking you can either use Honk or ParkMobile. Credit only (no cash).Either method utilizes QR codes for direct payments, so an app download is not required. For an even smoother experience, you can pre-register your license plate by using the following links:
- Start Location: Kanawha Plaza
- Note: We do not offer any bag drop services! You might want to run w/ your phone and credit card.
- 6:00-7:00AM Same-Day Packet Pickup & Registrations at Kanawha Plaza
- 6:40AM Drum Call by Ęlęgba Folklore Society
- 6:55AM Libation Ceremony by Ęlęgba Folklore Society
- 7:15AM Start (Last runner/walker needs to reach finish by 10:30AM)
- 6:00-7:45AM Same-Day Packet Pickup & Registrations at Kanawha Plaza
- 7:25AM Drum Call by Ęlęgba Folklore Society
- 7:35AM Libation Ceremony by Ęlęgba Folklore Society
- 8:00AM Start (Last runner/walker needs to reach finish by 10:30AM)
FINISH FESTIVAL AT KANAWHA PLAZA
- 8-9:30AM DJ Adapt & Chey Butta
- 9:30AM Announcements by Djimon Hounsou Foundation & Partners
- 9:45AM Celebratory Performance by Ęlęgba Folklore Society featuring featuring guest artist, Jah Baba, from Cotonou, Bénin, Djimon’s home country
- 10:20AM Announcement By Djimon Hounsou & Delegate Delores McQuinn
- 10:30AM-12:00PM Live Performance of the Experience Band & Show