Neptune’s 8k Run
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 28th 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.
CLICK HERE for the Course Map
- 43rd 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:
Biscuits, bagels, and fruit
Beer (ages 21 and up) and non-alcoholic beverages
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.
8K – 8:15AM / 8K WHEELCHAIR – 8:10AM
26YD CRAB CRAWLER – 9:45AM
PACKET PICKUP AND LATE REGISTRATION:
FRIDAY, SEPT 27 / 3:00-7:00PM
Running Etc. (1940 Laskin Rd, #302 / Virginia Beach, VA 23454)
SATURDAY , SEPT 28 / 6:30-7:30AM
31st Street Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront