Race DetailsAll the info you need for Race Day

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Date

May 6, 2017

Location

Darden Towe Park, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Distances

Half Marathon and 8K
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Date

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Course

The course is VERY SCENIC, MOSTLY FLAT AND FAST! It showcases some of the most runners' friendly neighborhoods and locations in Charlottesville.
The course starts and finishes at beautiful Darden Towe Park.  It follows the banks of the Rivanna River and then tours the Locust Ave neighborhood, a scenic and historic neighborhood adjacent to Downtown Charlottesville.
The course is very well supported with WATER STOPS AND GELS at miles  1.5, 2.6, 4.3, 5, 7.8, 8.8, 10.2 and 11.6. Port-a-potties are located at the start/finish and miles 1.5, 2.6, 4.3, 8.8, 10.2 and 11.6.
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Start Finish Location and Directions

Darden Towe Park, 1445 Darden Towe Park, Charlottesville, VA 22911. The race starts and finishes at the UPPER picnic shelter inside the Park. After entering Darden Towe Park, make a right and park in the main parking lot. You will see the shelter right next to the dog park.
Click HERE for directions to the START/FINISH location

Parking

There is parking available next to the picnic shelter where the race starts and finishes. Click HERE for a map of Darden Towe Park.

Weather

Temperatures are usually mild. Rain is possible. Click HERE for weather in Charlottesville. Please check the forecast and plan otherwise for during, before and after the race.  As always, please note that severe storms or dangerous weather conditions might cause changes on the course or cancellations.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will take place on Saturday Mar 6th (race morning) at Darden Towe Park from 6:30 am - 7:45 am. 

Start Times

Both the Half Marathon and 8k will start at 8:00 am. 

Water Stops

The Half Marathon has 8 water stop locations at the approximate mileage of 1.5, 2.6, 4.3, 5, 7.8, 8.8, 10.2 and 11.6.  The 8K has three water stops at 1.5, 2.6 and 4.3.  The water stops will have water, electrolyte drink and gels.  More information here.

Restrooms

Restrooms will be available at start/finish and miles 1.5, 2.6, 4.3, 8.8, 10.2 and 11.6.

What is the Deal with the Categories?

The Adam and Eve Half Marathon and 8K is a social run. This means that, if you wish, you can advertise your social status with your bib number (green for “single”, red for “in a relationship”, yellow for “it’s complicated”). If you want to run with your partner, wife, husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, you can. If you prefer to run alone and NOT advertise your social status, you can. WE AIM TO HAVE FUN and celebrate love in all its permutations! Who knows: your social status might change in the process!
When you register, you have the option to choose one of the 5 couples or singles categories:
ADAM AND EVE- couple
ADAM AND STEVE- couple
EVA AND EVE- couple
ADAM- single
EVE- single
COMPLICATED- couple or single or in between
There will be fun awards based on these categories.  Also, your race bib numbers are color coded for your relationship status! Green means single, red means in a relationship and yellow means it's complicated!
It is  not mandatory to be part of a category.... but it sure is FUN!!

Awards

Every finisher in the Half Marathon will receive the Adam and Eve Finisher Medallion. Finishers in the 8K will receive a the 8K Finisher Certificate.
We will have top 3 overall and age group awards (10 year increments) in each race.
We will also have awards for our special categories:
Adam & Eve
Adam & Steve
Eva & Eve
Adam
Eve
It's Complicated
Age Group Awards
19 and under
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60-69
70 and above

Chip Timing

The race will be chip timed with the MyLap bib tag system.  Your chip will be attached to your bib number, and there is nothing you need to do to it.  The chips are also disposable.

Lodging

The Courtyard Marriott North is our host hotel. It’s located about 15 minutes driving time from the start/finish.  Call to make your reservation and mention "Adam and Eve Half Marathon" for the special rate.

What is a Social Run?

The Adam and Eve Half Marathon and 8K is a social run. This means that, if you wish, you can advertise your social status with your bib number (green for “single”, red for “in a relationship”, yellow for “it’s complicated”). If you want to run with your partner, wife, husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, just friend, you can. If you prefer to run alone and NOT advertise your social status, you can. WE AIM TO HAVE FUN and celebrate love in all its permutations.
When you registered, you have the option to choose one of the 5 couples or singles categories:
ADAM AND EVE- couple
ADAM AND STEVE- couple
EVA AND EVE- couple
ADAM- single
EVE- single
COMPLICATED- couple or single or in between
There will be fun awards based on these categories.  Also, your bib numbers are color coded for your relationship status! Green means single, red means in a relationship and yellow means it's complicated!
It is  not mandatory to be part of a category.... but it sure is FUN!! And, who knows, your social status might change in the process!

What are the Categories?

The Adam and Eve categories are a fun way for runners to compete and advertise their social status. There are 3 Couples Categories- Adam and Eve, Adam and Steve and Eva and Eve, 2 Singles Categories- Adam, Eve, and 1 It’s Complicated Category . Awards will be given for each Category- for the Couples Category, the 2 times will be added. You DO NOT have to be in a category in order to participate or qualify for the top 3 overall and age group awards. The Categories are simply a way to have fun, celebrate love, meet other couples or singles who love running and have something else to talk about after the run!


Red Bib

Choose a Red Bib if you are "in a relationship."


Adam and Eve Half Marathon & 8K

Charlottesville's social race celebrates love!


Green Bib

Choose a Green Bib if you are "single."

May 6, 2017

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