the 6th annual

MARITIME 8K

the 6th annual

MARITIME 8K

THE MARITIME 8K

THE MARITIME 8K

Race Details

DATE: MARCH 1, 2020  |  TIME: 10:00 AM

Run the Maritime 8K and take a tour of shipbuilding history! Runners will begin their journey in the downtown area of Newport News, where the roots of Newport News Shipbuilding were established, venturing 4.97 around the downtown area and finishing at the Newport News Victory Arch. The race will be followed by the One City, One Celebration at Superblock (Washington Ave., between 26th & 27th Streets).

The 8K course has been measured for USATF certification. The certification number is VA19001RT. View Certification map here.

Maritime 8K Participants Recieve:

    • Short sleeve lifestyle cotton shirt
    • Custom finishers medal
    • Personalized bib (must register before January 30, 2020)
    • 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 from food vendors and 2 beers from Tradition Brewing Company
    • Access to One City, One Celebration festivities including music, free sports massages and runner relaxation area!

Maritime 8K Participants Recieve:

      • Short sleeve lifestyle cotton shirt
      • Custom finishers medal
      • Virtual goody bag
      • Personalized bib (must register before January 30, 2020)
      • 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 from food vendors and 2 beers from Tradition Brewing Company
      • Access to One City, One Celebration festivities including music, free sports massages and runner relaxation area!

COURSE INFORMATION

The Maritime 8K is a USA Track & Field Certified Course. The certification number is VA19001RT.

Water Stations

Water stations will be located approximately every two miles along the route. Gatorade will be provide at the second water station located at approximately Mile 4.

Portable Toilets

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

Shuttle Information

Hotel Shuttle Schedule coming soon.

OTHER INFORMATION

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 authorization form. 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.

Gear Check

Gear check for the Maritime 8K will be located at the finish area. 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