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ONE CITY MARATHON

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ONE CITY MARATHON

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Race Details

DATE: MARCH 5, 2023  |  TIME: 7:00AM

The Newport News One City Marathon is a point-to-point marathon distance road race that spans the entire length of Newport News, Virginia. The course is full of scenic views of the Virginia peninsula’s parks and water ways, historical neighborhoods, and a finish in the downtown area that is home to Newport News Shipbuilding, the sole provider of United States aircraft carriers.

After crossing the finish line, runners can head to “The Yard District” and relive the day’s highlights with friends at the One City Celebration.


THE ONE CITY MARATHON IS A BOSTON QUALIFYING RACE

The One City Marathon had an 18% qualifying rate in 2022 and ranks in the top 20 for Boston Qualifying events according to www.marathonguide.com.

The Newport News One City Marathon has a 7-hour time limit (16:00/mile pace)

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Marathon Participants Recieve:

  • Long-sleeved technical shirt
  • Custom finishers medal
  • Personalized bib (must register before January 30, 2023)
  • The One City Marathon uses MyLaps RFID chip technology This tag is attached to your bib and records your time when you cross the Start/Finish line.
  • Complimentary runner food and beer, for runners 21 and over

Marathon Participants Recieve:

  • Long-sleeved technical shirt
  • Custom finishers medal
  • Virtual goody bag
  • Personalized bib (must register before January 30, 2023)
  • The One City Marathon uses MyLaps RFID chip technology This tag is attached to your bib and records your time when you cross the Start/Finish line
  • Complimentary runner food and beer, for runners 21 and over

COURSE INFORMATION

The One City Marathon is a USA Track & Field Certified Course and Boston Qualifier. The USATF race course certification number is VA22003RT.

Water Stations

Water stations will be located approximately every two miles along the marathon route. Huma Gels will be provided at Water Station #7 (Mile 14) and #10 (Mile 20).

Portable Toilets

For your convenience and use during the race portable toilets will be available at every water station.

Shuttle Information

Shuttle information coming soon.

RACE REQUIREMENTS

Age Requirement

All runners must be at least 18 years old by race day to run the marathon. There are no age requirements for the Maritime 5K or Nautical Mile Fun Run.

Pace Requirement

The Newport News One City Marathon has a 7-hour time limit. This translates into a 16:00 minute per mile pace requirement for participants. Runners unable to maintain the required pace may be picked up and transported to the finish.

Packet Pick-Up

Participants must attend packet pick-up to receive their bib and race shirt. If you are picking up a packet for another runner you must fill out and bring this authorization form. Packets MUST be picked up in advance. There is NO race day packet pickup.

Finisher Items

Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants who did not participate.

RACE REQUIREMENTS

Age Requirement

All runners must be at least 18 years old by race day to run the marathon. There are no age requirements for the Maritime 5K or Nautical Mile Fun Run.

Pace Requirement

The Newport News One City Marathon has a 7-hour time limit. This translates into a 16:00 minute per mile pace requirement for participants. Runners unable to maintain the required pace may be picked up and transported to the finish.

Packet Pick-Up

Participants must attend packet pick-up to receive their bib and race shirt. If you are picking up a packet for another runner you must fill out and bring this authorization form. Packets MUST be picked up in advance. There is NO race day packet pickup.

Finisher Items

Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants who did not participate.

OTHER INFORMATION

Pace Teams

Pace Teams are comprised of experienced marathon runners who help others achieve their performance goals. Pace group times to be determined. You do not need to sign up in advance to run with a pacer on race day.

If you would like to become a pacer please contact raceteam@flatoutevents.com.

Gear Check

Gear check for the Newport News One City Marathon will be located at the start area at Newport News Park. Following the start of the marathon, the gear check vehicle will transport all of the checked items to the finish to be picked up by participants upon completing the race. Participants must use the clear bag provided to them by race organizers. No exceptions will be made.

Pace Teams

Pace Teams are comprised of experienced marathon runners who help others achieve their performance goals. Pace times will range from 3:15 finish pace to 5:00 finish pace. You do not need to sign up in advance to run with a pacer on race day.

If you would like to become a pacer please contact raceteam@flatoutevents.com.

Gear Check

Gear check for the Newport News One City Marathon will be located at the start area at Newport News Park. Following the start of the marathon, the gear check vehicle will transport all of the checked items to the finish to be picked up by participants upon completing the race. Participants must use the clear bag provided to them by race organizers. No exceptions will be made.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Contact Information

Flat-Out Events
744 City Center Blvd., Ste. 100, Newport News, VA 23606
E: raceteam@flatoutevents.com

City of Newport News
2400 Washington Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607
E: marathon@nngov.com