Anthem Richmond Marathon: What you need to know on race day

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The 39th running of the Anthem Richmond Marathon is happening Saturday, along with the American Family Fitness Half Marathon and VCU Health 8k.

All event information is now available at your fingertips with the ‘Run Richmond’ app that is available for download. Benefitting participants and spectators, the free app includes runner tracking, course maps, schedules, expo directions, spectator information, and other event details. The app is available for download for both iPhone and Android.

For details about road closures, check the following graphic:


The Marathon course will close by 3 p.m. today.

Race Day Event Schedule

7:00 a.m.                           VCU Health 8k start

7:30 a.m.                           American Family Fitness Half Marathon start (Wave A) at 7th and Broad St.

7:45 a.m.                           Anthem Richmond Marathon start (All waves) at 5th and Grace St.

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.                   Post-race celebration at Brown’s Island and at the finish line (5th & Tredegar)

11:30 a.m.                          Half Marathon course closes

3:00 p.m.                            Marathon course closes

For detours and street closures, visit HERE. 

Never miss another Facebook post from 8News

Find 8News on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; send your news tips