Welcome to RVA!

Top 10 Coolest U.S. Cities to visit! – Forbes.com

We’re not just a city, we’re a destination! Richmond is on more and more “hot” lists as one of the best places to live, visit, and run in the country, and each of our scenic courses showcases some of our city’s favorite attributes. With street art and river views, historic architecture and beautiful parks, the event treats runners to a unique and unforgettable tour of RVA that ends with a grand finale finish line and post-race party on the riverfront! When you’re not experiencing the race, check out Richmond’s elite restaurant scene, take in our colorful street art, or stop and grab a beer from one of our dozens of craft breweries!

Please Note: Race format and amenities are subject to change due to current COVID-19 mandates and recommendations. As we make decisions, we will be sure to update the website with the latest information.

Tourist Attractions

Make the most of your stay in RVA! Visit the Richmond Region Tourism website or Virginia Tourism website to find out about all things Richmond and the Commonwealth of Virginia!

Average Temperatures in Richmond on Nov. 12

High: 62
Low: 40
Average: 51

Hotels & Lodging

The Richmond Marathon’s host hotel is the Omni Richmond. There are also a variety of other lodging options in and around the city. View Hotels & Lodging


Planes, trains, and automobiles! We have it all covered for your trip to Richmond. View Transportation


Wherever you need to get to on race weekend, we’ve got you covered! View Directions


Whether you’re driving to the expo, the start or the finish line, here are your options. View Parking

Traffic Pattern Changes

Let us help you try to navigate your way through and around the race.  View Traffic Pattern Changes


Where can you eat in RVA? Here’s a list of some of our participants’ favorites. View Restaurants