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7 Marathons 7 Continents

BG1: Nov. 7-Jan. 31. BG2: Dec. 15- Feb. 28

Richmond, VA 23230 US

NOW BOARDING! BOARDING GROUP 2 LIFTS OFF DECEMBER 15TH! 2020 Richmond Marathon, Half Marathon, & Allianz Partners 8k participants see registration links below.

We all have bucket list items! This winter it’s time to kick it up a notch and virtually travel around the globe in the pursuit of seven marathons on seven continents. From the Grand Canyon, to Ross Island in Antarctica– escape your normal routes and feel like you’re halfway across the world! Log your miles, whether it is a walk around the block or your long run for the week, every mile counts as you race across the world. Not sure you’re in for 183.4-miles? That’s okay, go for seven half marathons and make it 91.7!


Boarding Group 1: You have until January 31st to complete your mileage.

Boarding Group 2: You have until February 28th to complete your mileage.

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2020 Richmond Marathon, Richmond Half Marathon, & Allianz Partners 8k participants


In order to receive the 20% discount you need to use the link below & your registration information must match your Richmond Marathon, Richmond Half Marathon, and/or Allianz Partners 8k registration.


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Referral Rewards

Invite others to join you on your journey and earn the following rewards:

  • Refer 4, receive a $15.00 refund
  • Refer 8, receive the refund + Goodr sunglasses

All you need to do is share your unique referral link (found in your confirmation email)! You can share the link via email, social media, or text. Remind them to use your link to score all the rewards! To be counted towards your referrals, they must register using your unique link.

How It Works

Register as an individual, choosing either to complete a full marathon or a half marathon on each of the continents. You can run your full or half marathon all at once or you can accumulate the equivalent miles over multiple runs to complete your race on each continent.


Track your runs on one of the many GPS tracking systems, log your miles and time and watch your dot move across the course. After you finish 26.2 miles or 13.1 miles on one continent, you will move on to the next one, totaling either 183.4 miles or 91.7 miles to complete your journey. 


Boarding Group 1 officially kicks off on Saturday, November 7, but you are welcome to start later, too. Sunday, January 31 is the last day to submit mileage.

Boarding Group 2 officially kicks off on Tuesday, December 15, but you are welcome to start later, too. Sunday, February 28 is the last day to submit mileage. 

Marathon Courses Half Marathon Courses


  • Unisex Long-Sleeve Event Shirt
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Virtual finisher’s badge
  • 7 pre-mapped marathon or half marathon courses on 7 continents for a total of 183.4 miles if you register for the full or 91.7 miles if you register for the half
  • Leaderboard and online map updates
  • Virtual travel experience including fun facts, cultural insights, and stunning imagery of notable attractions along the routes



To be eligible for awards, you must be prepared to validate each of your logged miles through a GPS tracking system.

  • First male and female finisher to complete all 7 courses on all 7 continents per Boarding Group
  • Male and female with the fastest cumulative time to complete all 7 continents per Boarding Group

How to Log Activities 

  1. Participant Look Up
  2. Lookup Registration
  3. Log Activities 
  4. Two ways to log:
    • Manually Enter
    • Load Activities from File
  5. Submit Activities

How To Edit

  1. Participant Look Up
  2. Lookup Registration
  3. Log Activities next to event name
  4. Manage Activities
  5. Edit or Delete

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Due to COVID-19, we had to stop all in-person events & cancel all in-person programming in the Spring. But, our staff is hard at work bringing virtual & social distancing options to our region including virtual & outside fitness classes, virtual kids physical activity videos & classes, workout challenges, virtual events, &, most recently, socially distanced in-person events.


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