41st - Elizabeth River Run
(10K & Mile Races)
Saturday May 23rd, 2020
Elizabeth River RunAbout the Race
The Elizabeth River Run is a USATF Certified, FLAT & FAST course with spectacular views of the Elizabeth River. Enjoy the sights & sounds of the riverfront while running through picturesque Olde Towne Portsmouth and along the Sea wall. (New) Course Start and Finish for both 10K & Mile is directly behind the Portsmouth Pavilion on Wavy Street.
NEW this year, the Tidewater Striders will be partitioning with "Virginia Fallen Heroes" to raise money for the families of our Local Fallen Heroes, we will be donating portions of this year's race to the Families of the Fallen. So please join us this Memorial Day Weekend and help give back to those who sacrificed everything for Our Freedom.
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ELIZABETH RIVER RUN 10K & MileRace Information
Saturday May 23rd, 2020
$30-$45 for the 10K depending on date of registration; the Mile is $15-$25.
TWO price increase dates: April 15th and May 10th.
Club Members receive a club discount off these prices - JOIN TODAY and save money on ERR and future Strider events to include the Summer Series!
In addition Tidewater Strider Golden Runner members can use a GR promo code to get the best pricing. Look for the GR promo code in your email.
NEW THIS YEAR...ELITER Registration!!!
If you qualify with times listed below please contact Race Director Thomas Hicks
(Time has to have been run after Jan 1st 2019)
OPEN Male Sub 31 Minutes
OPEN Female Sub 37 minutes
MASTER Male Sub 37 minutes
MASTER Female Sub 42 minutes
Proceeds benefit the Portsmouth Children's Museum and the running community.
Online registration for this race is now OPEN.>
Fluids & Foods
There will be Water stations along the course to provide much needed fluids during the race.
The WAVY Mile run starts at 9:00 AM with an end time of 10 AM.
BOTH the Elizabeth River Run 10K Run and Elizabeth River Run Racewalk 10K begin at 7:30 AM with an end time of 11 AM.
All registered runners will receive a quality shirt.
All finishers will receive a Finisher’s award at the finish line.
The Paparazzi are on the race course. Be in perfect stride and SMILE when you see them.
16 Crawford Cir
Portsmouths, VA 23704
From the EAST take I-264 West through the Downtown Tunnel, take Exit 7 as you exit the tunnel, bearing right to Bart St.
From the WEST: Take I-264 East, take Exit 7B to Pavilion Drive.
No parking fees on the weekend and 1800 spaces within a couple blocks of the Pavilion.
To avoid the race day rush, please pick up your race packet on Friday, May 22nd at Running Etc. Regency Hilltop between 3PM and 7PM.
It is recommended that runners pick up their race packet on Friday evening!
Alternatively, you may pick up your race packet on race day morning from 6:30AM-7:15AM at the back of the Portsmouth Pavilion.
The following awards will be presented to the First Three Male and Female finishers for the following Age groups...
Last, but not least, a BIG Thank you to Running Etc. for donating GIFT CERTIFICATES to the...
A post-race party and awards ceremony will be held at the back of the Portsmouth Pavilion with music, food and beverages.
Beverages and pizza will be provided to all runners and volunteers.
Awards will be presented about 10:30AM.
Stay on the designated path of the course.
Numbers must be worn and visible on front of body at all times during the race.
Be courteous, there are other runners and walkers on the course.
Strollers are permitted.
No dogs are allowed to accompany runners.
Inclement Weather/National Security
The Race Director and the Tidewater Striders reserve the right to modify or cancel events as needed in the interest of safety or access restrictions to the venue.
No refunds can be given in the event of modification or cancellation.
Not running the 10K? Share in the fun and excitement by lending a helping hand. You will be rewarded a shirt, party and the gratitude of all our racers.
Some of the following volunteer positions are available:
Volunteer individually, with a friend, or get a group together and come on out and have some fun!
Elizabeth River Run 10kRace Results
Elizabeth River Run 10K & MileRace History
10K Run Winners(Click Column headers to sort)
|Year||Male||Time ▲▼||Female||Time ▲▼|
|1979||Barry Heath||31:39||Juanita Etheridge||39:02|
|1980||Cletus Griffin||31:46||Carolyn Fellowes||39:21|
|1981||David McDonald||30:01||Juanita Etheridge (2)||36:08|
|1982||David McDonald (2)||30:04||Juanita Etheridge (3)||36:55|
|1983||Adrian Leek||29:36||Nancy Mieszczak||34:41|
|1984||David McDonald (3)||30:03||Mary Baumgarten||36:13|
|1985||Steve Pinard||29:38||Maria Daniel||34:37|
|1986||Steve Pinard (2)||28:31||Maria Daniel (2)||34:16|
|1987||Walt Adams||30:08||Inge Schuurmann (2)||34:56|
|1988||Gordon Christie||29:13||Inge Schuurmann||34:13|
|1989||Walt Adams (2)||30:28||Inge Schuurmann (3)||34:11|
|1990||Ken Frenette||30:35||Lorraine Hochella||35:35|
|1991||Gary Westgate||29:29||Maria Pazarentzos||34:59|
|1992||Dan Hostager||29:57||Vicki Mitchell||34:36|
|1993||Tim Covington||31:36||Vicki Mitchell (2)||34:01|
|1994||Terrance Herrington||30:52||Susan Molloy||35:54|
|1995||Terrance Herrington (2)||30:21||Pam Runquist||36:38|
|1996||Bart Sellers||30:42||Elizabeth Andrews||38:08|
|1997||Walt Adams (3)||32:50||Jacinda Raiche||39:53|
|1998||Tommy Holland||31:44||Janet Boldrey||36:48|
|1999||Robert Hinkle||31:25||Leslie Fedon||36:36|
|2000||Robert Hinkle (2)||33:01||Kendall Tata||39:34|
|2001||Dai Roberts||32:53||Marie Knight||40:19|
|2002||Greg Wenneborg||32:53||Lory Gray||38:27|
|2003||Dai Roberts (2)||31:53||Aurora Scott||37:51|
|2005||Patrick Rotich||31:22||Aurora Scott (2)||35:03|
|2006||Ryan Carroll||33:15||Renee High||38:02|
|2007||Ryan Carroll (2)||32:48||Linda Sawvell||38:59|
|2008||Ryan Carroll (3)||32:04||Aurora Scott (3)||37:35|
|2009||Ryan Carroll (4)||32:41||Laura Shannon||41:22|
|2010||Ryan Carroll (5)||32:34||Renee High (2)||37:34|
|2011||Ryan Carroll (6)||32:55||Mollie Turner||40:37|
|2012||Ryan Carroll (7)||33:19||Renee High (3)||38:20|
|2013||Evan Gates||32:27||Renee High (4)||35:34|
|2014||Evan Gates (2)||31:22||Stephanie Frenchik||37:05|
|2015 *||Philemon Kimutai||5.7K||Octavia Rinehardt||5.7K|
|2016||Blaine O'Reilly||34:31||Renee High (5)||38:46|
|2017||Evan Gates (3)||31:49||Stephanie Manny||40:25|
|2018||Evan Gates (4)||33:26||Liz Reynolds||39:42|
|2019||Roger Hopper||34:39||Stephanie Rice||40:26|
* Due to an unexpected helicopter landing the loop around the helicopter pad was removed from the race, shortening the distance by .5 miles.
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