Virginia Beach Mini Marathon
Experience Rock ‘n’ Roll Fun with a Shorter Run!
Get a taste of what Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach is all about. Feel the excitement of 13.1 miles in a mini marathon distance (3.1 miles). Experience the thrill of live bands and cheer teams on the course and a rockin’ Finish Line Festival.
Already signed up for the Half Marathon? Get your spectators involved! Sign them up for the Mini Marathon and they can run and then meet you at the finish line. It’s a great way to enjoy all the race day benefits together!
Date: Sunday, September 1, 2013
Distance: 5K (3.1 Miles)
Course Time Limit: 45 minutes (15 min/mile pace)
Please note that while the Mini Marathon 5k will not be a timed event, all participants must clear the course within 45 minutes to ensure the roads open on time.
– Official Finisher Medal
– Brooks Technical Tee
– Swag Bag
– Free Michelob Ultra at the Finish Line Festival
– Course Entertainment – Live bands and cheer teams on the course
– Admission into Sunday Night Post-Race Concert
Final Information & Transportation
Registration and Packet Pick-up
- Online registration closes August 25, 2013.
- Mini Marathon Registration will be limited. If spots are open, registration may be available at the Health & Fitness Expo.
- Participants must be at least 8 years old.
- Each participant must attend the Health & Fitness Expo to pick up their race number, swag bag, and T-shirt.
- Photo IDs are required. All registered participants must bring their confirmation sheet.
- Race day packet pick-up is not available.
As a policy, all entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. You will not receive a refund for the half marathon.
Switching from a Marathon/Half Marathon to a Mini Marathon**
- Before the event deadline: If you would like to switch from the Half Marathon to a Mini Marathon, simply email this request along with your first name, last name, the mailing address that you registered with, and your new predicted finish time to Customer Service.
- After the event deadline: If you decide to switch from the Half Marathon to the Mini Marathon, simply show up to the Mini Marathon start line on race morning and your timing tag will reflect the change. You can visit the corral change table in the Check-In area of the Expo for information on the appropriate corral to start in.
Switching from a Mini Marathon to a Half Marathon/Marathon**
- Before the event deadline: Upgrades from a Mini Marathon to the Half Marathon will be accepted only via phone by calling 1-800-311-1255. The early upgrade fee is $10 plus the cost difference between the current Half Marathon fee and the fee that was paid at the time of the original registration. (processing fee is not used in calculating price difference)
- After the event deadline: If you would like to switch from a Mini Marathon to the Half Marathon you will need to pay a upgrade fee at the Expo. Please pick up your half marathon race number and proceed to the “Upgrade” table. You will be charged $10 plus the cost difference between the Half Marathon expo fee and the fee that was paid at the time of the original registration. (processing fee is not used in calculating price difference)