The Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon is officially certified by the USATF (VA14004TR) and a Boston Qualifier. The course is 6.5 "loops" of the fairly flat 4-mile out-and-back trail beginning at Riverview Park and following along the river on the Rivanna Greenbelt Trail.
The Rivanna Greenbelt Half Marathon course is 3.25 "loops" of the fairly flat 4-mile out-and-back trail beginning at Riverview Park and following along the river on the Rivanna Greenbelt Trail. Please note this is a public trail that can be accessed by others during the race.
Water stops are located at the start/finish and 2 mile turnaround.
All runners receive official timing splits every 2 miles by Blue Ridge Timing, a uniquely handmade miniature Coney (our race mascot), and a long-sleeve shirt.
Although we do not offer awards or medals, we will have post-race food and grab bag prizes from our sponsors for finishers and volunteers. Please review the FAQ for details about this quirky and unique race. All runners must complete the course in under 5 hours to receive official results, no exceptions.
*If you want to participate, but the registration fee is a financial hardship, please contact Leah Connor.
There are no refunds.
2023 BENEFICIARIES: Rivanna Trails Foundation and Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer.