the 4th annual

ONE CITY MARATHON

the 4th annual

ONE CITY MARATHON

THE NEWPORT NEWS ONE CITY MARATHON

presented by

THE NEWPORT NEWS ONE CITY MARATHON

presented by

Race Details

DATE: MARCH 4, 2018  |  TIME: 7:00AM

Take a tour of Newport News… marathon style! Runners will begin their journey in the stunning setting of Newport News Park where they will enjoy the allure of spring in a landscape as historical as it is beautiful. From there the next 26.2 miles will include the very best Newport News has to offer, finishing, and fittingly so, at the Newport News Victory Arch. The One City Marathon is a flat, fast, point to point course and also a Boston Qualifier. The race will be followed by the One City, One Celebration in Victory Landing Park.

For those interested in using this race as a Boston Qualifier, the course has been measured for USATF certification.
The course certification code is VA14074RT. View Certification map here.

Marathon Participants Recieve:

  • Long-sleeved technical shirt
  • Custom finishers medal
  • Virtual goody bag
  • Personalized bib (must register before January 31, 2018)
  • ChronoTrack B-Tag timed race
  • Complimentary runner meal from 6 different food trucks and 2 beers or wine (21+)
  • Access to One City, One Celebration festivities including live music, food truck rally, runner relaxation area & the One City Gose, the official beer of the One City Marathon!

Marathon Participants Recieve:

  • Long-sleeved technical shirt
  • Custom finishers medal
  • Virtual goody bag
  • Personalized bib (must register before January 31, 2018)
  • ChronoTrack B-Tag timed race
  • Complimentary runner meal from 6 different food trucks and 2 beers or wine (21+)
  • Access to One City, One Celebration festivities including live music, food truck rally, runner relaxation area & the One City Gose, the official beer of the One City Marathon!

COURSE INFORMATION

The One City Marathon is a USA Track & Field Certified Course, and Boston Qualifier. The certification number is VA15074RT.

Water Stations

Water stations will be located approximately every two miles along the marathon route. Gatorade will be provide at every other water station beginning with water station #2. GU Energy 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.

RACE REQUIREMENTS

Age Requirement

All runners must be at least 18 years old by March 4, 2018 to run the marathon. There are no age requirements for the Maritime 8K 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 at the One City Health & Wellness Expo to receive their bib and technical shirt. If you are picking up a packet for another runner you must fill out and bring this form below. Packets MUST be picked up at the Expo. 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 March 4, 2018 to run the marathon. There are no age requirements for the Maritime 8K 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 at the One City Health & Wellness Expo to receive their bib and technical shirt. If you are picking up a packet for another runner you must fill out and bring this form below. Packets MUST be picked up at the Expo. 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 times will range from 3:30 finish pace to 4:30 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.

Pace Teams

Pace Teams are comprised of experienced marathon runners who help others achieve their performance goals. Pace times will range from 3:30 finish pace to 4:30 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
11843-B Canon Blvd., Newport News, VA 23606
E: raceteam@flatoutevents.com

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