VCU Health is here to help you run your best race from start to finish!

Our providers are available to answer your questions and keep you healthy before and after the race. Let us know if you have an issue, no matter how small. Our team can offer athletic-injury assessment using the latest techniques and treatments available. We’re proud to be the medical partner and title sponsor for the VCU Health Richmond Marathon.

Where Can You Find our VCU Health Team & Medical Support on Race Day?

  • Start: Tents located at Grace & 7th Streets and Broad & 9th Streets
  • On Course:
    • Tents located at approximately Mile 14 (Mile 9 of the Half) and Mile 22
    • Roving medical support along the course
  • Finish: Tents located adjacent to the Finish Line on Tredegar Street and on Brown’s Island (site of the CoStar Post Race Party).

Sports Medicine
(804) 828-0713 

Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Wellness Center
(804) 360-4669

Our Dedicated Team

VCU Health Richmond Marathon Medical Director Katherine Dec VCU Health Richmond Marathon Assistant Medical Director Jeffrey Ferguson
Katherine Dec, M.D.
Medical Director
Jeffrey Ferguson, M.D.
Asst. Medical Director

Kimberly Skelton, D.O.
Seth Cheatham, M.D.
Thomas Loughran, M.D.
Alexander Vap, M.D. 

Athletic Trainers
Nicole Stevens, M.S., ATC
Christy Turnbow, M.S., ATC
Ryan Averett, M.S., ATC 

Tina Shiver, M.S., R.D. 

Physical Therapists
Michael Messer, DPT
Blaise Williams, Ph.D., MPT