This symbolic course of 16.19 kilometers lets you experience +400 years of Black History on a unique running course through Richmond. It features the highlights of the short route as well as Rocket’s Landing and Ancarrow’s Landing, the places where Africans first set foot on American soil after been shipped upstream to Richmond. In addition it stretches into Historic Jackson Ward, Richmond’s African American neighborhood that’s home to the Black History Museum of Virginia and many of the city’s stunning street art.

16.19K Route (2023)

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Race Distance

  • 16.19 kilometers (10.6 miles)

 

Race Date & Location

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Date: September 30, 2023
  • Start Time: 8:00 am ET
  • Minimum Pace: 18 min/mi (3.3 mi/h | 5.4 km/h)
  • Time last runner/walker needs to reach finish: 11:15 am

 

Packet Pickup

  • Friday, Sep 29: Kanawha Plaza from 4:00 – 6:00 PM
  • Sat, Sep 30: Kanawha Plaza from 7:00 – 7:55 AM

 

Event Parking

  • Lot 23 – 8th & Cary Street Parking Deck
  • Lot 823 – 9th & Cary Street (Garage)
  • Lot 72 – 8th & Cary Street (surface lot)
  • Lot 101 – 6th & Canal Street (surface lot)
  • Lot 102 – 6th & Canal/Cary Street (surface lot)

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Paid parking only. Hourly Rates are provided on the website above.

 

Entry Fees

  • Early Bird Registration | Feb 25-Mar 05: $65
  • Registration Window 2 | Mar 06-31: $75
  • Registration Window 3 | Jun 01-30: $80
  • Registration Window 4 | Jul 01-31: $85
  • Registration Window 5 | Aug 01-31: $95
  • Registration Window 6 | Sep 01-24: $105
  • Race Week Registration | Sep 25-29: $110
  • Race Day Registration | Sep 30: $115

 

Your registration includes:

  • Finisher Medal
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Snacks & Drinks (Aid Stations)

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