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Do Not Miss Out on the One City Marathon in Newport News
Do Not Miss Out on the One City Marathon in Newport News

Explore a stunning journey through historical downtown Newport News: become a part of the ONE CITY MARATHON TODAY!  The event on March 13 includes four unique running races that appeals to any type of runner.

The Hampton Roads Sports Commission is thrilled to partner with the One City Marathon this year! The 26.2 mile running tour features the charm of the spring season throughout Newport News.The Marathon Relay offers the option to split the difference by having a friend to run with you! If you are looking for a shorter distance, then the Maritime 8K is the perfect option. Runners will begin their journey in the downtown area of Newport News and take a tour through shipbuilding history. Lastly, in the Nautical Mile race, kids both young and old, can dash one nautical mile through the streets of Newport News. All runner options include participant apparel, medals and access to One City, One Celebration Festivities!

After the race is over, the festivities will take place at Victory Landing Park in downtown Newport News. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, a fun for all age’s children’s area, a variety of local festival and restaurant-prepared foods, interactive activities, and a runner relaxation area. See below for a schedule of pre & post events throughout the weekend:

Schedule of Pre & Post Events

Friday Night Kick-Off at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center (Free and open to the public)
March 11 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Health & Wellness Expo at the Denbigh Community Center (Free and open to the public)
March 11 from 12:00pm – 7:00pm) & 12 from 10:00am – 5:00pm

Family Fit & Fun Day at King Lincoln Park (Free and open to the public)
March 12 from 12:00pm – 3:00pm

One City, One Celebration at Victory Landing Park (Free and open to the public)
March 13 from 8:00am – 2:00pm

Registration is currently still open, but filling up quickly, so take the time to be a part of a city wide event today! If you are not able to participate, different partnership levels are designed to make you an integral part of the fun-filled weekend. For more information on registration, sponsorship opportunities or to become a vendor, visit the following website: http://www.onecitymarathon.com/

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