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Neptune’s 8K Race

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Sept 26, 2020
6:30 am - 11 am

Start/Finish at
31st Street, Virginia Beach

Register Feb 1, 2020


START TIMES:
National Anthem - 8:00am
8k (wheelchair) - 8:10AM
8k (run/walk) - 8:12AM
26yd Crab Crawler - 9:45AM

8K REGISTRATION:
$35 - until April 1, or until pre-sale allotment has been reached
$40 - Register 4/2 - 7/1
$45 - Register 7/1 - 9/20
$50 - Register 9/21 - 9/26

26 YARD CRAB CRAWLER REGISTRATION:
$10 - Children up to 5 years old


Timing provided by EnMotive

PACKET PICKUP AND LATE REGISTRATION:

FRIDAY, SEPT 25 / 3:00-7:00PM

Running Etc. (1940 Laskin Rd, #302 / Virginia Beach, VA 23454)

SATURDAY , SEPT 26 / 6:30-7:30AM

31st Street Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront


No refunds or bib transfers
For more information call (757) 498-0215

Calling all beach bums: Neptune's 8k Run is back in a big way! With a new course, a new post-race party, new entertainment and more - join us September 26th for one of Virginia Beach's oldest and best loved races.

Once you cross the finish line, bask in your achievement at the post-race party in 31st Street Park while enjoying food, drinks, and fantastic views of the ocean! There is plenty of fun to be had for racers and their guests alike, but pre-registration is required to participate. Spectators and viewing are free and welcome along the route.

Event Highlights:

  • 44th Annual Event
  • Fast and flat course, complete with ocean views
  • Walker Friendly
  • Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend Festivities, including:
    35 Free Concerts, 250 Artists, Grand Parade, and more

All Registered Racers receive:

  • Neptune Festival T-Shirt
  • Finisher Medal
  • One free entry into Neptune's International Sandsculpting Championship
  • Course Entertainment
  • Post-Race Party in 31st Street Park:
    Pizza, Chips, Bananas, Beer (ages 21 and up) and non-alcoholic beverages, Live Music


A portion of race proceeds will benefit Virginia Beach Lifeguard Association
The Virginia Beach Lifeguard Association is a 501-C3 local chapter of the United States Lifesaving Association. The mission of the VBLA is to educate the citizens and visitors of Virginia Beach regarding safe practices in the ocean and on the beach. In addition, the VBLA motivates and supports current lifesavers through competitions and special events each summer.


Volunteer with the Neptune Festival! CLICK HERE to help out at Neptune's 8k Race. Receive a t-shirt, refreshments, and guaranteed good times.

Click Photo Above to View the Neptune's 8K Run Gallery

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