Join Charlottesville Marathon 2021
The Charlottesville Marathon & 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 wine and craft beer industry. The course has been voted as “One of the Most Scenic in the East”. It starts and finishes at bucolic Knight's Gambit Vineyard, only minutes from downtown Charlottesville. The course is comprised of quiet country roads and a mixture of pavement and gravel. The views of the Shenandoah National Park and local horse farms and vineyards make this course one of the most scenic and memorable in the Country. Thousands of local runners use these roads every day: come join them!
Knight's Gambit Vineyard, only minutes from Charlottesville, is a family-run, solar-powered business established in 2003. The tasting room features spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. All of the wines they serve are made from estate grown fruit.
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.
directions_runStart Address: 2228 Lake Albemarle Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA
flagFinish Address: 2228 Lake Albemarle Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA
Registration closes on 09 April (130 days left)
Early bird discount until 01 March, 2021
You can, within 24 hours after your registration, get a full refund if you change your mind.
Big offer of accomodation alternatives (hotels, B&B...) in Charlottesville and surroundings.
All finishers will receive a finisher medal. Awards will be given to the Top 3 and Masters winners of the Marathon, Half Marathon and 8K and to the age group winners.
There will be a designated area for bag drop at Knight's Gambit Vineyard.Race Management IS NOT responsible for any lost or stolen bags. DUE TO SAFETY REGULATION, ALL DROP BAGS WILL NEED TO BE IN CLEAR SEE-THROUGH BAGS. NO OTHER BAGS WILL BE ALLOWED. CLEARLY LABEL YOUR BAG WITH YOUR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION. The race staff reserves the right to inspect any non-see through or unattended bags. Please do not leave valuables in your drop bag.
In consideration of police regulation, there is a STRICT 6-hour limit for the Marathon. Anyone beyond that time limit will be asked to turn around and return to the finish.
Parking will be located at Knight's Gambit Vineyard.
Race Kit Includes
Race shirt and Medal
This is a non-refundable and non-transferrable race entry. If the race is cancelled because of force majure, there will be no refunds.
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