ABOUT RUN TO REMEMBER
The Run to Remember- Virginia Beach, was conceived by several of the widows of Navy SEALs who were killed in action August 6, 2011. In the midst of their grief, they felt extreme gratitude for the Naval Special Warfare and Virginia Beach communities, well as the communities around the nation that rallied to support them.
The race is at the Military Aviation Museum-Race Location.
PACKET PICK UP
Saturday May 27
Packet Pickup at Running Etc.
1940 Laskin Rd #302
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
In the Regency Hilltop shopping center
From 1:00pm - 5:00pm
MONDAY | MAY 29 | 2017
May 29, 2017 | 6:45a – 7:30a
5K & Kids’ fun run Race Day Packet Pick-up at Military Aviation Museum.
8:06a - 5K Start
9:00a Kids’ fun run Start
10:00a - 11:00a Post Race Party
A run organized by families of the fallen, for friends and families of the fallen.
Sponsorship checks can be made out to:
Run to Remember VB and mailed to: c/o CharitySmith Nonprofit Foundation 13100 Filly Lane Truckee, CA 96161
Frequently Asked Questions
- Where can we park for the races?
There is ample free parking at Virginia Wesleyan. It is recommended that you arrive in the start area no later than 7am to be assured of a parking space.
- Where are the start and finish lines?
The starting line and finish line is one and the same and will be marked by the large J&A arch.The race is at Virginia Wesleyan College. The gate guard will direct all participants to the parking lot by the start line.
- Is there a dry bag check?
No, we do not have a dry bag check. Please properly secure all your valuables. R2R VB is not responsible for any lost items or stolen items.
- Will there be an awards ceremony?
No. This year there will not be an awards ceremony.
- Are baby joggers allowed on the course?
Yes, they are allowed, and we have had numerous runners use the baby joggers in the past. However, if you choose to run with a baby jogger, please note that this is a cross-country course and it will be a TRAIL RUN with numerous areas with uneven terrain. It is your responsibility to make sure your baby jogger does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child’s safety, and the safety of others around you.
- Will there be water stops?
No, due to the relatively short length of the course there will be no water stops.
- Do I need my ID for the finish line party?
You will need a wrist bracelet provided by the R2Rvb in order to enter the post-race party. You can purchase this bracelet at the packet pick up or at the post-race party. Registered R2R vb participants who purchase the $10 bracelet (5 and under are free) will receive access to the buffet and happy hour prices at the post-race party. All proceeds from the cover charge will benefit our chose charities.
Back Bay Gourmet 2277 Upton Drive Virginia Beach @10am
A portion of proceeds ALL DAY will go to Run to Remember VB charities! Drink Specials from 10am-noon with purchase of wristband
- Will there be porta-potties on the course?
Yes, we will have porta-potties located at the start and finish area.
- Will there be corrals for the race?
No there are no corrals for the race.
- Where will results be available?
Results will be e-mailed individually to all finishers.
- Will spectators be allowed to view the finish?
Yes, there will be plenty of space to view your runner finish in front. We also invite you to stay and take part in the post race party.