Celebrating its 40th year!

A top Boston Marathon qualifying race

Race Day: November 11 2017

Music Along the Course

Live musical acts will be playing along the course to help inspire and motivate participants. To see who will be playing at the Post-Race Party and for a full list of bands scheduled to play along the course, click here.

Are you interested in playing at this years Richmond Marathon? If so, please fill out the Entertainment Application. All applications must be submitted by Friday, October 21, 2016.

Post-Race Celebration

The Post-Race Celebration will take place on Brown's Island, adjacent to the Finish Line at 5th & Tredegar Street. Along with post race food for the participants, bands and street performers, children’s activities will take place. Be sure to bring your friends and family to celebrate the runners' accomplishments!



2016 Music Line-Up

LocationActGenreMarathon / Half / 8k Miles
Finish Line Festival – Brown’s Island

Dharma Bombs 7:45-9:30am

Eastern Standard Time 10am-12pm

Andrew Alli and the Mainline 12:30-3pm

Appalachian Dixielaand

Carribbean Jazz, Reggae


Party Zone #1: Starbucks at River Road Shopping Center Dead Giveaway Greatful Dead Covers 7.3/-/-
Party Zone #2: CVS Pharmacy at Corner of Forest Hill and Westover Hills Funk Brothers DJ 12.6/-/-
Party Zone #3: The Diamond DJ Cameron Blaze DJ 19.7/3/-
Party Zone #4 (Half Marathon): Picnic Shelter 1 in Bryan Park Funk Brothers DJ -/7/-
Monument and Westmoreland Fire Childe Classic Rock 3.9/-/-
Grove and Bunting Ave. AndiBand Popular 5/-/-/
Riverside Dr. at Pony Pasture Overlook Funk Brothers DJ 9.3/-/-
Forest Hill and Semmes Ave. (Crossroads) DJ EZ Hutch DJ 13.5/-/-
North End of Lee Bridge Funk Brothers DJ 15.8/-/-
Main and Lombardy St. Funk Brothers DJ 17.5/-/-
Main and Vine St. Sora Taiko Japanese Taiko Drumming 17.5/-/-
Boulevard and Floyd Ave. Offering Acoustic Rock 18.3/-/-
Brook Rd. and Brookland Pkwy Camping Party DJ 23/10/-
Lombardy St. and Admiral St. Passion Academy Various Acts 23.5/10.2/-
Lombardy St. at Virginia Union University VUU Drum Line Drum Line 23.9/10.8/-
Lombardy St. at Maggie Walker School Funk Brothers DJ 24.1/11/-
Lombardy and Grace St. DJ Rodney S DJ 24.6/11.5/3.2
Franklin and 3rd Street Bruiser Classic Rock 25.6/12.5/3.9
5th and Cary Street DJ Lloyd T DJ 25.8/12.7/4.5