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RRRC 4 x 4 Trail Series (Draft)

Sundays: 27 March, 21 May, 7 August; Saturday, 1 October Richmond, VA 23220 US
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Description

Richmond Road Runners Club now has a trail race series! The races will be in-person as well as have virtual race options.

The in-person races will take place throughout the year:

  • Sunday, March 27 at 7:30 am at Dogwood Dell
  • Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 am at Larus Park
  • Sunday, August 7 at 8:00 am at Dutch Gap
  • Saturday, October 1 at 7:00/7:15 pm at Ancarrow's Landing

The virtual races will take place during the weekends of each race. Once complete, report your time under Results. 

If you run all four in-person races, you will be eligible for the series competition and receive a finishers item for completing all four!

Note: Water will be provided at each race but you must bring your own cup or bottle to fill. Thank you for supporting a sustainable future by reducing single-use cups.

Series registration fees & rules

Runners must be 6 years of age or older to participate in this 4-race series. Runners who are 6-12 years of age must be accompanied for the entire race by a parent, guardian, or coach registered for and running each race in the series. 

Race Series Registration Fee before Monday, March 27 @ 07:30 AM

  • RRRC members: $100 plus processing fee
  • Non-members: $120 plus processing fee

Youth Pricing: For all runners 6-12 years of age, the price is $20 plus the processing fee.

Any discounts will be applied at check out.

REGISTRATION FOR THE TRAIL RACE SERIES ENDS ON Sunday, March 27, @ 07:30 AM. 

Refund Policy: Registrations cannot be deferred to a later race. Bib numbers are non-transferable. There will be no refunds in the event of postponements or cancellations due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Series rules

This race series is conducted under the rules of USATF and RRCA. Considering all participants' safety, the following are not allowed during the race: baby joggers, baby strollers, animals (on or off leash), skateboards, inline or roller skates, or bicycles. The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged in this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for all participants' safety, RRRC encourages a headphone-free environment during the running of the trail races. If you must run with music, use only one ear bud so that you may hear other trail users coming from behind.

Other users of the parks may be on the trails during the race. Please be courteous, warn them of your approach, and be careful passing.

THIS IS A TRAIL SERIES. EACH RACE WILL BE ON A DIRT TRAIL. PLEASE NOTE YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY. BE ALERT FOR ROOTS, STONES, MUD, TREE LIMBS, ETC. BE ALERT, WATCH FOR TRAFFIC & PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR FELLOW RUNNERS, COURSE MARSHALS, POLICE, AND OTHER USERS OF THE TRAIL.

The Richmond Road Runners Club will time the race. Results will be posted online on the RRRC website and this race page (see Results tab).

Trail Series Competition 2022

The series competition for the in-person races of the 4x4 Trail Series is designed to encourage competitive running and racing among runners in Richmond's running community. 

Age-group placement for the series competition is based on the runner’s age on March 27, 2022.

Runners must run and finish all four in-person races to be eligible for series awards. There will be awards for the top three male, female, and non-binary runners overall and the top male, female, and non-binary runners in the masters division. There will also be awards for those who finish dead last. One individual cannot win both top and masters divisions.

There will be a small giveaway at each race. If you complete all four races, you will get a sweatshirt or t-shirt as well as the giveaways from each race for a total of five items earned for your participation.

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