The official Richmond Marathon course will be timed,  measured, and marked along the Virginia Capital Trail, starting and finishing in Dorey Park.

Marathon Course Information

  • Course open from 5:00 AM to 5:30 PM from Saturday, November 7 through Sunday, November 22
  • Chip timed and USA Track & Field certified course. Official results can be used as a qualifying race.
  • Course will have a shared start and finish line in Dorey Park, mile markers, Bottle refill stations every 2-4 miles, and restrooms
  • Use the RaceJoy app to validate chip times through real-time GPS tracking
    • Download the app
    • How to…be tracked, track a friend, send cheers to participants, and save battery while being tracked

To view an interactive MapMyRun map, click here.

Download a printable Dorey Park Map. Parking will be in Parking Field 3. The start and finish line will be in Event Field 1, adjacent to the Virginia Capital Trail bike art.

Bottle refill stations

Bottle refill stations will be every 2-4 miles at the following points along the route. You will be required to bring your own hydration device as these bottle refill stations will be cup-less.

Location Mile Marker
Start – Dorey Park
Four Mile Creek parking lot 2.42
Historical Markers east of Curles Neck Road 6.01
Roadside Pull-off near CCC line 8.3
Roadside Pull-off near Wayside Road 10.06
Roadside Pull-off near Wayside Road 13.03
Roadside Pull-off near Charles City County line 14.75
Historical Markers east of Curles Neck Road 17.08
Four Mile Creek parking lot 20.95
Kinvan Road 23.33
Kinvan Road 25.6
Finish – Dorey Park


*bottle refill station locations are subject to change