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Charlottesville Marathon

Quick facts

Distance Marathon

Date 04 April, 2020

About Charlottesville Marathon

The Charlottesville Marathon, and Half Marathon is one of the oldest and most coveted races in Charlottesville. It has been defined as America’s Destination Marathon because of its scenic beauty and historical background. 

A true community event, the race showcases the area’s natural beauty, engaging running community, historical background, architectural heritage, vibrant music and nightlife, and booming craft beer industry. 

Known for its rolling green hills, gorgeous farmlands and famous residents such as John Grisham, Sissy Spacek and the fact that it served as the home base and launching pad for the Dave Matthews Band, the city of Charlottesville plays host each spring to more than 1,000 runners at the Charlottesville Marathon & Half Marathon, which has also featured an 8K race and a Kids Mile since its 2010 running.

Take a long weekend and see all that the area has to offer.

Distances

Marathon Relay

  • 42.195km

8K

  • 8km

Half Marathon

  • 21.097km
Start:

Court Square

Charlottesville,us

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

The course is very scenic.

Overview

The course starts at Court Square in the heart of historic downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. It then traverses some of the most scenic and historic areas on the East Coast, running past many historic sites including Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda, located at the University of Virginia. 

The course includes beautiful Albemarle wine and horse country. The race finishes in Charlottesville's most historic downtown neighborhoods including 2 miles along the Riverview Park paved footpath.


Charlottesville Marathon Trivia

The course has been voted one of the most scenic in the East.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.