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RACE WEEKEND

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RACE WEEKEND

ALL YOU NEED TO PLAN YOUR RACE WEEKEND

ALL YOU NEED TO PLAN YOUR RACE WEEKEND

 

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FAQ

Below is a listing of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Newport News One City Marathon Weekend. If you see a question that you would like the answer to, simply click on the question and the answer will be revealed.

What is the date of the Newport News One City Marathon Weekend?

Saturday, March 4 – Sunday, March 6, 2022. The Maritime 5K and Nautical Mile Fun Run take place on Saturday, March 5 at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., respectively. The Marathon, Marathon Relay, & Half Marathon will start at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 6.

How Can I register?

Click here to register online for any of our races. 

Click here to download a mail-in registration form.

Only one runner per entry form. There will be NO entry fee refunds or transfers.

What are the entry fees for the Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K, and Nautical Mile?
What is the Cancellation/Refund Policy for the event?

Entry fees are non-refundable; race numbers and entries cannot be transferred to other persons. No exceptions. This means once we have received your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, and you may not give or sell your number or timing chip to anyone else. Anyone found participating with another person’s number will be disqualified and both people will be barred from future Newport News One City Marathon events.

Once I'm registered, can I switch races?

If you are already signed up for one race and want to switch to the other (i.e., the marathon to the marathon relay), you may do so by following these steps below. There is a $10 fee to do so, along with any applicable entry fee increase. All changes must be made by February 28, 2022.

1. Visit Chronotrack Live
2. Log into your Chronotrack account. If you do not have one, you will need to create one so that you can manage your race(s)
3. Once logged in, you will see all of the races you are registered for. Beside each race there are two buttons, View Receipt and Change Race. CLICK Change Race.
4. If you would like to change your current race selection to a different race, select change race. Follow the prompts under each of these options to make the changes you desire.

If you have any questions, please contact Flat-Out Events at raceteam@flatoutevents.com

Can I defer my entry to next year?

You may defer your entry from the 2022 Newport News One City Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Maritime 5k or Nautical Mile Fun Run to the 2023 event. The fee to defer an entry is $20 for the 5K and Marathon Relay and $30 for the Marathon and Half Marathon. You may only defer to and from the same event: 2022 5K to 2023 5K, 2022 Marathon to 2023 Marathon, 2022 Marathon Relay to 2023 Marathon Relay or 2022 Half Marathon to 2023 Half Marathon. Deferred entries may not be transferred to another person. Refunds will not be issued under any circumstances. All deferrals must be done by February 15, 2022. There will be no deferrals after this date or at the race expo. You may only defer an entry once (i.e., if you defer your 2019 entry to 2020, you will not be able to defer it in 2020 to 2021).

To defer your race entry please follow these steps below:
1. Visit Chronotrack Live
2. Log into your Chronotrack account. If you do not have one, you will need to create one so that you can manage your race(s)
3. Once logged in, you will see all of the races you are registered for. Beside each race there are two buttons, View Receipt and Change Race. CLICK Change Race.
4. You will be given two options, either defer your race, or change your race. If you want to remove yourself from the current year’s race, and defer your entry to the following year, select defer. Follow the prompts under this option to make the changes you desire.

If you have any questions, please contact Flat-Out Events at 757-879-3279 or email us at raceteam@flatoutevents.com

Where can I park on race day?

Free parking will be available in many different lots in downtown Newport News.

If you are traveling west-bound you will follow I-64 W and I-664 S to 26th Street in Newport News. Take exit 6 from I-664 S and continue on 26th Street towards the marked parking lots.

If you are traveling south-bound you will follow I-64 S to 26th Street in Newport News. Take exit 6 from I-664 S towards the marked parking lots.

View Downtown Runner Parking Map HERE.

What is the race day shuttle schedule?

Shuttle information coming soon.

How do I receive my race packet?

Packet pick-up will take place at the Holiday Inn Newport News – Hampton on Friday, March 4 from 12:00PM – 7:00PM and on Saturday, March 5 from 11:00AM – 5:00PM. The address is 980 Omni Blvd. Newport News, VA 23606.

If you are picking up a packet for another runner, you must fill out and bring this form: Packet Pick Up Form

Race day packet pick up is only available for the Nautical Mile Fun Run. We advise picking up your registration packet in advance. If you choose to pick up on race day, we ask that you arrive early to avoid delays.

Where can I view course maps?

The race courses are currently being remeasured for USATF certification and the Newport News One City Marathon will again serve as a Boston qualifier race in 2022. USATF course certification number and maps will be provided soon.

Can I pump my jams on my personal listening device?
Yes, personal listening devices are permitted. We ask that you please remember that you are sharing the roads with other participants and, in some cases, vehicular traffic. Always be aware of your surroundings.
Are there special rates for travel and accommodations?

The One City Marathon is proud to partner with official hotels. You can view this info & find booking information by visiting our Hotel Page. More details on other hotels will be revealed in the coming weeks.

How will the event be timed and how does it work?

The event will be timed using MyLaps RFID bib tag technology. Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K participants will wear a traditional bib tag attached to the back of their bib. Relay participants will share a removable tag on a velcro strap to track their overall team time as well as individual lap times. Results will be posted on-site as well as electronically.

What fluid replenisher is the Newport News One City Marathon using?

Marathon and Marathon Relay:  Water stations will be located approximately every two miles along the marathon route. Gatorade will be provided at every other water station. Beginning with water station #2.

Half Marathon: Water stations will be located approximately every two miles along the marathon route. Gatorade begins at water station #1. Energy Gels will be provided at station #4 (mile 7).

Maritime 5K: One water station will be provided alon gthe Maritime 5K course.

Nautical Mile: A Water station will be located at the midpoint of the Nautical Mile route.

What awards will be provided at the event?

All finishing participants will receive a finishers medal.

Monetary Prizes will be awarded for the top three male and female finishers for the Marathon, Half Marathon,Marathon Relay, and 5K. Non-monetary prizes will be awarded for the following age categories for men and women: 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards. Overall and age group awards for the Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K will be given on race day. Any awards not picked up on race day will be mailed in 4-6 weeks following the event.

FAQ

Below is a listing of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Newport News One City Marathon Weekend. If you see a question that you would like the answer to, simply click on the question and the answer will be revealed.

What is the date of the Newport News One City Marathon?

Saturday, March 5 – Sunday, March 6, 2022. The Maritime 5K and Nautical Mile Fun Run take place on Saturday, March 5 at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., respectively. The Marathon, Marathon Relay, & Half Marathon will start at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 6.

How Can I register?

Click here to register online for any of our races. 

Click here to download a mail-in registration form.

Only one runner per entry form. There will be NO entry fee refunds or transfers.

What are the entry fees for the Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K, and Nautical Mile?
What is the Cancellation/Refund Policy for the event?
Entry fees are non-refundable; race numbers and entries cannot be transferred to other persons. No exceptions. This means once we have received your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, and you may not give or sell your number or timing chip to anyone else. Anyone found participating with another person’s number will be disqualified and both people will be barred from future Newport News One City Marathon events.
Once I'm registered, can I switch races?

If you are already signed up for one race and want to switch to the other (i.e., the marathon to the marathon relay), you may do so by following these steps below. There is a $10 fee to do so, along with any applicable entry fee increase. All changes must be made by February 28, 2022.

1. Visit Chronotrack Live
2. Log into your Chronotrack account. If you do not have one, you will need to create one so that you can manage your race(s)
3. Once logged in, you will see all of the races you are registered for. Beside each race there are two buttons, View Receipt and Change Race. CLICK Change Race.
4. If you would like to change your current race selection to a different race, select change race. Follow the prompts under each of these options to make the changes you desire.

If you have any questions, please contact Flat-Out Events at raceteam@flatoutevents.com

Can I defer my entry to next year?

You may defer your entry from the 2022 Newport News One City Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Maritime 5k or Nautical Mile Fun Run to the 2023 event. The fee to defer an entry is $20 for the 5K and Marathon Relay and $30 for the Marathon and Half Marathon. You may only defer to and from the same event: 2022 5K to 2023 5K, 2022 Marathon to 2023 Marathon, 2022 Marathon Relay to 2023 Marathon Relay or 2022 Half Marathon to 2023 Half Marathon. Deferred entries may not be transferred to another person. Refunds will not be issued under any circumstances. All deferrals must be done by February 15, 2022. There will be no deferrals after this date or at the race expo. You may only defer an entry once (i.e., if you defer your 2019 entry to 2020, you will not be able to defer it in 2020 to 2021).

To defer your race entry please follow these steps below:
1. Visit Chronotrack Live
2. Log into your Chronotrack account. If you do not have one, you will need to create one so that you can manage your race(s)
3. Once logged in, you will see all of the races you are registered for. Beside each race there are two buttons, View Receipt and Change Race. CLICK Change Race.
4. You will be given two options, either defer your race, or change your race. If you want to remove yourself from the current year’s race, and defer your entry to the following year, select defer. Follow the prompts under this option to make the changes you desire.

If you have any questions, please contact Flat-Out Events at 757-879-3279 or email us at raceteam@flatoutevents.com

Where can I park on race day?

Free parking will be available in many different lots in downtown Newport News.

If you are traveling west-bound you will follow I-64 W and I-664 S to 26th Street in Newport News. Take exit 6 from I-664 S and continue on 26th Street towards the marked parking lots.

If you are traveling south-bound you will follow I-64 S to 26th Street in Newport News. Take exit 6 from I-664 S towards the marked parking lots.

View Downtown Runner Parking Map HERE.

 

What is the race day shuttle schedule?

Shuttle information coming soon.

How do I receive my race packet?

Packet pick-up will take place at the Holiday Inn Newport News – Hampton on Friday, March 4 from 12:00PM – 7:00PM and on Saturday, March 5 from 11:00AM – 5:00PM. The address is 980 Omni Blvd. Newport News, VA 23606.

If you are picking up a packet for another runner, you must fill out and bring this form: Packet Pick Up Form

Race day packet pick up is only available for the Nautical Mile Fun Run. We advise picking up your registration packet in advance. If you choose to pick up on race day, we ask that you arrive early to avoid delays.

Where can I view course maps?

The race courses are currently being remeasured for USATF certification and the Newport News One City Marathon will again serve as a Boston qualifier race in 2022. USATF course certification number and maps will be provided soon.

Can I pump my jams on my personal listening device?
Yes, personal listening devices are permitted. We ask that you please remember that you are sharing the roads with other participants and, in some cases, vehicular traffic. Always be aware of your surroundings.
Are there special rates for travel and accommodations?

The One City Marathon is proud to partner with official hotels. You can view this info & find booking information by visiting our Hotel Page. More details on other hotels will be revealed in the weeks.

How will the event be timed and how does it work?

The event will be timed using MyLaps RFID bib tag technology. Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K participants will wear a traditional bib tag attached to the back of their bib. Relay participants will share a removable tag on a velcro strap to track their overall team time as well as individual lap times. Results will be posted on-site as well as electronically.

What fluid replenisher is the Newport News One City Marathon using?

Marathon and Marathon Relay:  Water stations will be located approximately every two miles along the marathon route. Gatorade will be provided at every other water station. Beginning with water station #2.

Half Marathon: Water stations will be located approximately every two miles along the marathon route. Gatorade begins at water station #1. Energy Gels will be provided at station #4 (mile 7).

Maritime 5K: One water station will be provided alon gthe Maritime 5K course.

Nautical Mile: A Water station will be located at the midpoint of the Nautical Mile route.

What awards will be provided at the event?

All finishing participants will receive a finishers medal.

Monetary Prizes will be awarded for the top three male and female finishers for the Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay and 5K. Non-monetary prizes will be awarded for the following age categories for men and women: 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards. Overall and age group awards for the Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K will be given on race day. Any awards not picked up on race day will be mailed in 4-6 weeks following the event.

HAVE MORE 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