Fall Classic Half Marathon & 10k

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Run Charlottesville in all its fall glory.  The Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon and 10K is a staple of the Charlottesville, Virginia running community.  The race tours some of the most scenic areas of Charlottesville, Virginia during peak fall foliage.  This scenic road course begins and ends at historic Downtown Charlottesville, Virginia.  It travels many of Charlottesville's older neighborhoods following, for 2 miles, the beautiful Rivanna River paved footpath. The finish line is at the beautiful and vibrant Historic Downtown pedestrian Mall, with plenty of restaurants and shops. Don't miss out on this one of a kind event and come enjoy the fall in Charlottesville!

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Date

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Start Times: 7:00am for BOTH races

Registration

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Online registration closes on Saturday before the race. Race day registration is available from 5:00am until 6:30am at the starting line. Please no refunds or transfers. In order to be guaranteed the right size race shirt, you must register before September 24th.

Date 10k Half Marathon
Early Bird $30 $60
12/1 $35 $65
1/1 $35 $70
2/1 $40 $75
4/1 $45 $80
6/1 $50 $85
8/1 $55 $95

Ask about our FAMILY and SERVICE discount!

Race Merchandise

Purchase the Fall Classic hoodie HERE!

Race Pictures

Purchase 2016 Race Pictures from Competition Imaging

Packet Pickup

Saturday, October 7th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the Lululemon Store at Stonefield Shopping Center

Sunday, October 8 from 5:00am to 6:45am at the start/finish in front of the Pavilion on the east side of the Historic Downtown Mall in Charlottesville.

Please note: other people can pick up your bib number and chip but they MUST provide a copy of your ID or drivers license. Pictures are accepted form of ID.

Race Start Times

Half Marathon and 10K start: 7:00am

Start and Finish Location

In front of the Pavilion on the east side of the Historic Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. 700 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902..

Parking

Safety

This is an OPEN course with vehicular traffic. Follow police and volunteer instructions and be aware of traffic on the course. Do not wear headphones so you can properly hear approaching vehicles. Read the RACE WAIVER HERE

Course

Tour some of the most scenic areas of Charlottesville, Virginia during peak fall foliage. This scenic road course begins and ends on the historic Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, Virginia. It travels many of Charlottesville's older neighborhoods and, for 2 miles, it follows the beautiful Rivanna river paved footpath.

PLEASE NOTE! THIS IS AN OPEN COURSE WITH TRAFFIC PRESENT ON THE ROADWAYS. Please follow police and volunteer instructions and be aware of traffic on the course. Do not wear headphones so you can properly hear approaching vehicles.

The time limit for the Half Marathon is 3.5 hours. Gels will be available on-course at miles 4.2 (water stop 2), 7 (water stop 3), 9.5 (water stop 4) and 11.6 (water stop 5). Port-a-potties will be available at miles 1.5 (water stop 1), 7 (water stop 3) and 9.5 (water stop 4).

Click HERE to download the course map

Half Marathon INTERACTIVE course map

10K INTERACTIVE course map

Turn by turn directions

Lodging

Book your room right by the finish line at the newly constructed Marriott Residence Inn Downtown! Click HERE for special Fall Classic rates at the Residence Inn Downtown!. The Residence Inn Charlottesville Downtown is only a few blocks from Lee Park and a beautiful property.

Book your room at the Marriott Courtyard North, located about 10 minutes by car from the start/finish. Click HERE for special Fall Classic rates at the Marriott Courtyard North!

Bag Drop

You will be able to drop off your bag at the packet pickup location before the races start on Sunday morning.
Hours: Sunday (race day) 5:00am to 6:45am (strictly enforced).

Location: In front of the Pavilion on the Historic Downtown Mall

Race Management will not be responsible for any lost or stolen bags. DUE TO SAFETY REGULATION, ALL DROP BAGS WILL NEED TO BE IN CLEAR SEE-THROUGH BAGS. NO OTHER BAGS WILL BE ALLOWED. CLEARLY LABEL YOUR BAG WITH YOUR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION. The race staff reserves the right to inspect any non-see through or unattended bags. Please do not leave valuables in your drop bag.

Awards

Half Marathon and 10K finishers will receive a finishers medal. Awards will be given to the top 3 winners of the Half Marathon and 10K and to the top 3 winners in the following age categories: 19<, 20-29,. 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70>. The Awards Ceremony will take place at 10:00am.

Please note that awards will NOT be SHIPPED, so stick around for the ceremonies!

Results

2017 Results- Half Marathon by Chip Time

2017 Results- Half Marathon by Gun Time

2017 Results- Half Marathon Top 3 Awards and Masters

2017 Results- Half Marathon Age Group Awards

2017 Results- 10K by Chip Time

2017 Results- 10K by Gun Time

2017 Results- 10K Top 3 Awards and Masters

2017 Results- 10K Age Group Awards Awards

2016 Results- Half Marathon by Chip Time

2016 Results- Half Marathon by Gun Time

2016 Results- Half Marathon Top 3 Awards

2016 Results- Half Marathon Age Group Awards

2016 Results- 10K by Chip Time

2016 Results- 10K by Gun Time

2016 Results- 10K Top 3 Awards

2016 Results- 10K Age Group Awards Awards

2015 Results

2014 Results

2013 Results

2012 Results

Parking:

The Historic Downtown Mall in Charlottesville offers several parking decks and parking lots.  The parking decks charge by the hour ($2/hour or a max of $16/day).  There is also street parking available, but please pay attention to the signs, since many parking spots have a 2 hour limit.

All parking locations are no more than 2 blocks from the Start/Finish.

Click here for parking locations

Directions

The address for the start/finish line and Sunday packet pickup is: 700 East Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

From the North: Take US-29 South. US-29 South becomes US-29 BR S/N Emmet Street. Turn Left onto Barracks Road. Stay straight along Preston Avenue.  After Ridge/McIntire Rd, Preston Ave will become Market Street (also called W. Market Street). Park in the Market St Parking Garage. The Start/Finish and Packet Pickup are located at by the Sprint Pavilion at the East end of the historic Downtown Mall. The address is 700 East Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

From the South: Take US-29 North. US-29 North becomes 29N/250 Bypass. Take the exit for Barracks Road. Turn Right onto Barracks Road. Stay straight along Preston Avenue.  After Ridge/McIntire Rd, Preston Ave will become Market Street (also called W. Market Street). The Start/Finish and Packet Pickup are located at by the Sprint Pavilion at the East end of the historic Downtown Mall. The address is 700 East Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

From the West: Take I-64 E towards Charlottesville. Take Exit 118, 29N/250 Bypass towards "Washington". Take the exit for Barracks Road. Turn Right onto Barracks Road. Stay straight to go onto Preston Avenue. Stay straight along Preston Avenue.  After Ridge/McIntire Rd, Preston Ave will become Market Street (also called W. Market Street). The Start/Finish and Packet Pickup are located at by the Sprint Pavilion at the East end of the historic Downtown Mall. The address is 700 East Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

From the East: Take I-64 W towards Charlottesville. Take Exit #124 to US-250 West. Turn Right onto US-250 West. Stay straight to McIntire Rd. Take a left onto McIntire Rd.  Stay left onto Ridge/McIntireRd. Take a left onto Market Street (also called W. Market Street). The Start/Finish and Packet Pickup are located at by the Sprint Pavilion at the East end of the historic Downtown Mall. The address is 700 East Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902.