Saturday May 29th, 2021
ELIZABETH RIVER RUN 10K & MileAbout the Race
The 42nd annual Elizabeth River Run 10k is coming home to NORFOLK!
After 15 years, the 6.2 mile race will return with an all-new course on the iconic Elizabeth River Trail. Runners will begin at the starting line on the Old Dominion University campus, weave through tree-lined historic neighborhoods, take in sweeping views of the Elizabeth River on the Hampton Blvd Bridge, and cross the finish line in a beautiful private park located at the Port of Virginia. This is the first race to be exclusively held on the Elizabeth River Trail, a 10.5 mile multi-modal trail with award winning amenities. Registrations are limited to 1000 runners, so don’t wait to sign up! All proceeds benefit the Tidewater Striders and the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation. The Elizabeth River Run 10k is presented by Sentara Healthcare.
The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation’s mission is to create the most iconic urban, riverfront trail in the country. Running 10.5 miles, the ERT connects businesses, historic attractions and 28 neighborhoods within a five-minute walk. Through artful placemaking, dynamic amenities and a robust schedule of free, family-friendly events, the ERTF encourages healthy living while enhancing environmental awareness and neighborhood connectivity. For more information, visit https://elizabethrivertrail.org/
Interested in becoming a sponsor for the race or know a local business who might be? Contact Dita Beard and visit sponsorship site here: (link coming soon)
This race is sanctioned as a:
ELIZABETH RIVER RUN 10K & MileRace Information
Saturday May 29th, 2021
$45 for the 10K; the Mile is $15.
Club Members receive a $5 discount off these prices until the close of online registration- BECOME A MEMBER TODAY and save money on ERR and future Striders events!
In addition Tidewater Striders Golden Runners are also discounted until the close of online registration.
NEW THIS YEAR...ELITE Registration!!!
If you qualify with times listed below, you can receive a Comp Registration. Please contact Race Director Thomas Hicks
(Your Time must be from a 10K race between Jan 1st 2020 and your registration date for this race)
OPEN Male Sub 31 Minutes
OPEN Female Sub 37 minutes
MASTER Male Sub 37 minutes
MASTER Female Sub 42 minutes
Online Race Registration is OPEN
Fluids & Foods
There will be two Water stations along the course (Near mile markers 2 & 4) to provide much needed fluids during the race. There will also be water, gatorade and snacks at the finish line
Details are on the way very soon!
Details are on the way very soon!
The 42nd Elizabeth River Run has returned to NORFOLK and will be run on the iconic Elizabeth River Trail. The Start line will be at Old Dominion Unversity with the Finish line at Port of Virginia. This is a STROLLER friendly race!
Detailed Course Map is Coming Soon!
Destination: Old Dominion University
43rd & Powhatan Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508
From the WEST: Follow I-64E to US-460 W/Granby St in Norfolk.
From the EAST: Follow I-264W and take Exit 10 St Pauls Blvd in Norfolk.
Follow signs for Parking
FREE Parking provided on ODU Campus near starting line.
Packet Pick-Up will be at BenchTop Brewing in Norfolk, VA Thursday, May 27th between 3pm to 8pm and Friday, May 28th between 12pm and 8pm. Benchtop Brewing is located at 1129 Boissevain Ave, Norfolk VA 23507
The following awards will be presented to the First Three Male and Female finishers for the following Age groups...
Due to COVID there is no After Party at the Finish Line. However award ceremony will be 1pm at Smartmouth PLUS you get two drink tickets you can redeem at the breweries in Chelsea (Smartmouth, BenchTop and The Birch)!
Details are on the way soon!
This event will abide by all COVID-19 guidelines and recomendations. More details coming soon.
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 10K & MileRace 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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