Welcome to RVA!

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. 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!

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

Tourist Attractions

Make the most of your stay in RVA! Right here in the Richmond region, an eclectic culture has popped up through the cobblestones. Here, murals cover the walls of local restaurants and shops. We have charming neighborhoods like the Fan District, which was named one of The South’s Best Neighborhoods by Southern Living. Major art museums draw national attention. Artisans share their talents in shops and markets. Food is an art here, too. In fact, National Geographic put us on their list of the world’s – yep, the world’s -- “top 10 places to travel for food.”

Visit Richmond


Richmond knows good food. Whether you're looking for the right pre-race fuel, or just want to have your celebration meal nailed down, we've got something that's just your taste!


Richmond is within just one day's drive for 50% of the U.S. population! Once here, you can get pretty much anywhere in 20 minutes—it's one of things that makes our course so spectator-friendly!


We have just the place for you to stay! From hip new urban hotels with rooftop bars to trusted national brands to one-of-a-kind historic properties and boutique hotels, Richmond is here to accommodate.

Ideal Running Temps

November in Richmond is what runners' dreams are made of! Temperatures on November 16 average 51° (high 62°/low 40°).


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