Weekend Picks: America’s Friendliest Marathon in Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 15

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It’s not too late to join the fun at America’s Friendliest Marathon — the Richmond Marathon in Richmond, Virginia! On November 15, run the race or party on the sidelines to see why this event has earned its famous title.

The marathon provides one of the best tours of historic Richmond that you could ask for: Monument Avenue, the Fan District, Brown’s Island, and the James River make an ideal setting for your big day. Junk food stops, wet washcloth stations, party zones, live music, and screaming fans will motivate you the whole way. Plus, beer and pizza wait just across the finish line and provide the perfect caloric motivation. Who could say no?Richmond Marathon

Not ready to tackle the big 26.2? Don’t write off this event just yet: the American Family Fitness Half Marathon and the HCA Virginia 8K accompany the Anthem Richmond Marathon and open the door for any level runner. You can even spend a great morning cheering on the runners, decking out the party zones, pumping out the tunes, and enjoying the city. It’s hard to miss out on the fun, no matter where you stand.

A precious few spots remain for the Half Marathon, while the full Marathon and 8K have no runner limit. Let RVA put a smile on your face as you pound the pavement, and come on out to the Richmond Marathon!

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