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Third Annual Bay Days 8k & Color the Dolphin Fun Run
When: September 6, 2014 12:00 PM until 04:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Dash over to downtown Hampton for the Third annual Hampton Bay Days 8K! The race, taking place during the 32nd annual Hampton Bay Days celebration, is sure to get your heart pumping and your body moving. The course starts at the Virginia Air & Space Center, goes over the Martin Luther King Bridge, through the campus of Hampton University, through Phoebus, out to Fort Monroe, and concludes back at the Virginia Air & Space Center.
Location:  Downtown Hampton , Hampton, VA, 23669
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 All 8K runners will receive a technical shirt and souvenir finisher’s medal. The Hampton Bay Days 8K After Party will take place at the conclusion of the race, complete with live music, refreshments, and more.

In addition, the Color the Dolphin Fun Run, a “colorful” race for the whole family, returns for its second year! Runners will be doused in brilliant colors (all of which commemorate the Chesapeake Bay) along the one (1) mile course. All entrants will receive a white short-sleeved shirt with dolphin design, good bag, and entry into the Hampton Bay Days 8K After Party.

New this year is the Bay Days 8K Commemorative Medal Contest. The competition, open to amateur and professional artists, allows entrants the opportunity to design the finisher medal that all runners will receive after the race, as well as the medal for the Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners. There is no entry fee. Winners will receive $100 cash and have the option of riding in the official pace car leading the Third annual Bay Days 8K on Saturday, September 6. For more information, visit

Second annual Color the Dolphin Fun Run will begin at  8:00 a.m.
Third annual Hampton Bay Days 8K will begin at 8:30 a.m.

For registration, check out  Interested parties can also register onsite on Thursday, September 4 and Friday, September 5 at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel. Race day registration is available at the tables near the race start line, 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 6. Proceeds from the Hampton Bay Days 8K benefit the Bay Days Foundation.

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