Allianz Partners Richmond Marathon Announces New Partnerships and Race Week Highlights

The Allianz Partners Richmond Marathon celebrates its 46th running on November 11. While race day is seen as the catalyst of all the excitement, this year participants will have the chance to interact with multiple podcasters and influencers in the running community across various platforms leading up to race weekend and beyond.

Allianz Partners Richmond Marathon Start Times to Change

Start times for the three distances on November 11 have been updated! In a continued effort to provide the best participant experience possible, Sports Backers, the event organizer, has made the decision to shuffle the race start times.

Doud, Chargois claim first place in the Allianz Partners Richmond Marathon

The 45th running of marathon included CarMax Richmond Half Marathon, VCU Health Richmond 8k. Over 16,000 runners registered to take part in all three races combined, and tens of thousands more spectators lined the streets to cheer on runners as they made their way to the riverfront finish in downtown Richmond.

25 years of the Richmond Marathon, with the data to back it up

Rob Waddell, a long-time Richmond resident who recently relocated to Virginia Beach, will be running Richmond for the 25th consecutive time in this year’s Allianz Partners Richmond Marathon.

Sports Backers, Allianz Partners announce new partnership for Allianz Partners Richmond Marathon

Sports Backers and Allianz Partners celebrated the kickoff of the new partnership with an event logo unveiling at the marathon finish line on 5th Street and Tredegar Street that featured representatives of both organizations as well as members of the Richmond running community.

Richmond Marathon Results: Keira D'Amato Sets New 8k Course Record

The 2021 VCU Health Richmond Marathon, CarMax Richmond Half Marathon, and Allianz Partners 8k celebrated a return to the traditional event format in downtown Richmond with a course record in the first race of the day.

VCU Health Richmond Marathon to hold race expo in open-air format

Walmart Health & Fitness Expo takes place Nov. 11 and Nov. 12 at the Richmond Raceway track.

VCU Health Richmond Marathon Returns Downtown in 2021

The VCU Health Richmond Marathon will take place in its traditional one-day, in-person format in downtown Richmond on November 13.

CarMax to sponsor signature hometown race

Sports Backers announces a new partnership with CarMax, making the Richmond-based retailer of used cars the title sponsor of the CarMax Richmond Half Marathon.

Richmond Marathon Completes Successful 16-Day Stint

The 2020 Richmond Marathon wrapped up 16 days of running in Dorey Park and the Virginia Capital Trail on November 22, with over 5,500 registered participants taking advantage of the in-person and virtual options offered by Sports Backers, the event organizers.

Run Richmond for a Safe, 'Tailor-Made Marathon' Experience in 2020

The event will feature a certified course, water bottle refill stations, mile markers, and chip timing.

Richmond Marathon Announces New Timing Solution

The 2020 Richmond Marathon is now partnering with RunSignup to give participants a groundbreaking timing solution that will provide official results on a USA Track & Field (USATF) certified course.

Richmond Marathon to provide measured course at Dorey Park

Course to also include distances for the Richmond Half Marathon and Allianz Partners 8k.

We're a top Boston qualifying race

The VCU Health Richmond Marathon is one of the top 25 qualifying races for the Boston Marathon!

Richmond Marathon named one of top 15 fall marathons in U.S.

The results are in and we are proud to be voted one of the best marathons in the country by Bib Rave!

Richmond Marathon voted among top 20 in U.S.

VCU Health has been affiliated with the event since 2016 and begins title sponsorship with the 2019 race.

Richmond called a best bet fall race to BQ

These events feature top-notch production in locations where cooler weather lends itself to speedy finish times.

Richmond one of 10 best cities for runners to visit

From cities that are home to iconic running moments to top-ranked park systems, this list has something for every runner.

Author Christopher McDougall to appear at race expo

Christopher McDougall, the best-selling author of ‘Born to Run,’ will visit the race expo on Friday, November 15.