Charlottesville Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 8k and Kids k

The Charlottesville Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 8K & Kids K is one of the oldest and most coveted races in Charlottesville. It has been defined as America's Destination Marathon because of its scenic beauty and historical background.
A true community event, the race showcases the area's natural beauty, engaging running community, historical background, architectural heritage, vibrant music and nightlife, and booming wine and craft beer industry. The course has been voted as “One of the Most Scenic in the East”. It starts and finishes at historic Court Square, runs by the University of Virginia, by Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda and showcases some of the most historic and runner-friendly neighborhoods in Charlottesville, including the natural beauty of the Rivanna river. Thousands of local runners use these roads every day: come join them!

  • 0 Court Square
  • Charlottesville, VA 22902

Region: Miscellaneous/ Independent of Region

Buildings within the historic Court Square include 300 Court Square, which is the site of the Eagle Tavern, a simple wooden frame building which stood there in 1791. The brick replacement, which visitors can see today, provided food and lodging on court days, as well as public dances and victory celebrations within its spacious parlor. The building... more