39th - Elizabeth River Run

(10K & Mile Races)

Saturday May 26th, 2018

Elizabeth River RunAbout the Race

The Elizabeth River Run is a FLAT & FAST course with spectacular views of the Elizabeth River. Enjoy the sights & sounds of the riverfront while running through picturesque Olde Towne Portsmouth and the Naval Hospital. Course Start and Finish for both 10K & Mile is near the traffic circle directly in front of the Portsmouth Pavilion.

This race is sanctioned as a:

  • Grand Prix Event
  • Youth Grand Prix Event
  • Hampton Roads Super Grand Prix Event
  • Walk Grand Prix Event
  • Golden Runner Event

 

ELIZABETH RIVER RUN 10K & MileRace Information

Saturday May 26th, 2018

Entry Fee

$30-$44 for the 10K depending on date of registration; the Mile is $15-$25.

Club Members receive a club discount off these prices - JOIN TODAY and save money on ERR and future Strider events to include the Summer Series!

In addition Tidewater Strider Golden Runner members can use a GR promo code to get the best pricing. Look for the GR promo code in your email.

Proceeds benefit the Portsmouth Children's Museum and the running community.

Registration

Online registration for this race is now OPEN.

Fluids & Foods

There will be Water stations along the course to provide much needed fluids during the race.

Time Limits

The Crawford Street Mile run starts at 7:45 AM with an end time of 10 AM.

BOTH the Elizabeth River Run 10K Run and Elizabeth River Run Racewalk 10K begin at 8:15 AM with an end time of 11 AM.

Amenities

All registered runners will receive a quality shirt.

All finishers will receive a Finisher’s award at the finish line.

The Paparazzi are on the race course. Be in perfect stride and SMILE when you see them.

** Legend Brewing Depot, located at 1 High Street Portsmouth, will honor a 10% food discount for All ERR participants (with a Race Bib) on Saturday 26 May and Sunday May 27, 2018.

Course Map

The Elizabeth River 10K Run weaves thru the streets of Olde Towne Portsmouth and along the beautiful riverfront.

Course Map (Subject to Change)

Directions

Portsmouth Pavilion

16 Crawford Cir

Portsmouths, VA 23704

From the EAST take I-264 West through the Downtown Tunnel, take Exit 7 as you exit the tunnel, bearing right to Bart St.

From the WEST: Take I-264 East, take Exit 7B to Pavilion Drive.

No parking fees on the weekend and 1800 spaces within a couple blocks of the Pavilion.

Packet Pickup

To avoid the race day rush, please pick up your race packet on Friday, May 25th at Running Etc. Regency Hilltop between 5PM and 7PM.

It is recommended that runners pick up their race packet on Friday evening!

Alternatively, you may pick up your race packet on race day morning from 7AM-7:45AM at the Portsmouth Pavilion.

Awards

The following awards will be presented to the First Three Male and Female finishers for the following Age groups...

  • Age 19 & Under
  • Age 20 - 24
  • Age 25 - 29
  • Age 30 - 34
  • Age 35 - 39
  • Age 40 - 44
  • Age 45 - 49
  • Age 50 - 54
  • Age 55 - 59
  • Age 60 - 64
  • Age 65 - 69
  • Age 70+
    As well as...
  • Top Three Overall Runners (Male and Female)
  • Top Three Overall Walkers (Male and Female)
  • Youth age Group for Mile

All finishers will receive a Finisher’s award at the race finish line.

Post-Race Party

A post-race party and awards ceremony will be held at the Portsmouth Pavilion with music, food and beverages

Beverages and pizza will be provided to all runners and volunteers.

Awards will be presented about 10:30AM.

Event Photos

Course Etiquette

Stay on the designated path of the course.

Numbers must be worn and visible on front of body at all times during the race.

Be courteous, there are other runners and walkers on the course.

Strollers are permitted.

No dogs are allowed to accompany runners.

Inclement Weather/National Security

The Race Director and the Tidewater Striders reserve the right to modify or cancel events as needed in the interest of safety or access restrictions to the venue.

No refunds can be given in the event of modification or cancellation.

Volunteers

Not running the 10K? Share in the fun and excitement by lending a helping hand. You will be rewarded a shirt, party and the gratitude of all our racers.

Some of the following volunteer positions are available:

  • Runner Verification
  • Water Station workers
  • Course monitors
  • Finish Line Assistance
  • Course sweepers post race
  • After Party Help – to help serve refreshments

Volunteer individually, with a friend, or get a group together and come on out and have some fun!

Ready to volunteer? Contact Gene Edwards at gene.edwards3@gmail.com

Elizabeth River Run 10K & MileRace History

10K Run Winners

(Click Column headers to sort)

Year Male Time ▲▼ Female Time ▲▼
1979 Barry Heath 31:39 Juanita Etheridge 39:02
1980 Cletus Griffin 31:46 Carolyn Fellowes 39:21
1981 David McDonald 30:01 Juanita Etheridge (2) 36:08
1982 David McDonald 30:04 Juanita Etheridge (3) 36:55
1983 Adrian Leek 29:36 Nancy Mieszczak 34:41
1984 David McDonald (3) 30:03 Mary Baumgarten 36:13
1985 Steve Pinard 29:38 Maria Daniel 34:37
1986 Steve Pinard (2) 28:31 Maria Daniel (2) 34:16
1987 Walt Adams 30:08 Inge Schuurmann 34:56
1988 Gordon Christie 29:13 Inge Schuurmann 34:13
1989 Walt Adams 30:28 Inge Schuurmann (3) 34:11
1990 Ken Frenette 30:35 Lorraine Hochella 35:35
1991 Gary Westgate 29:29 Maria Pazarentzos 34:59
1992 Dan Hostager 29:57 Vicki Mitchell 34:36
1993 Tim Covington 31:36 Vicki Mitchell (2) 34:01
1994 Terrance Herrington 30:52 Susan Molloy 35:54
1995 Terrance Herrington (2) 30:21 Pam Runquist 36:38
1996 Bart Sellers 30:42 Elizabeth Andrews 38:08
1997 Walt Adams (3) 32:50 Jacinda Raiche 39:53
1998 Tommy Holland 31:44 Janet Boldrey 36:48
1999 Robert Hinkle 31:25 Leslie Fedon 36:36
2000 Robert Hinkle (2) 33:01 Kendall Tata 39:34
2001 Dai Roberts 32:53 Marie Knight 40:19
2002 Greg Wenneborg 32:53 Lory Gray 38:27
2003 Dai Roberts (2) 31:53 Aurora Scott 37:51
2005 Patrick Rotich 31:22 Aurora Scott 35:03
2006 Ryan Carroll 33:15 Renee High 38:02
2007 Ryan Carroll (2) 32:48 Linda Sawvell 38:59
2008 Ryan Carroll (3) 32:04 Aurora Scott (3) 37:35
2009 Ryan Carroll (4) 32:41 Laura Shannon 41:22
2010 Ryan Carroll (5) 32:34 Renee High (2) 37:34
2011 Ryan Carroll (6) 32:55 Mollie Turner 40:37
2012 Ryan Carroll (7) 33:19 Renee High (3) 38:20
2013 Evan Gates 32:27 Renee High (4) 35:34
2014 Evan Gates 31:22 Stephanie Frenchik 37:05
2015 * Philemon Kimutai 5.7K Octavia Rinehardt 5.7K
2016 Blaine O'Reilly 34:31 Renee High 38:46
2017 Evan Gates 31:49 Stephanie Manny 40:25

* Due to an unexpected helicopter landing the loop around the helicopter pad was removed from the race, shortening the distance by .5 miles.

Elizabeth River RunKContact Us

Race Director:

Stacin Martin
757.839.7711
stacin.martin@gmail.com