The Race is $40. There is an Early Bird price of $35 before October 1.
How do I register?
You may register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Richmond/TGA5K
If you need assistance registering, please feel free to email or call at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804.786.2074.
When does the Virtual Event Start/End?
You may Run/Walk/March your race anywhere and anytime in between November 4 and November 10. Submit your results on the results page (HERE!)
Can I Walk?
YES! This is a race to honor those who serve and remember the fallen. It is for all fitness levels and abilities. Run, Walk, Jog – whatever you choose!
Where & When do I pick up my packet?
We are offering packet pick up at the Virginia War Memorial (621 South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA 23220)
- Wednesday, November 4 from 10am – 6pm and
- Thursday, November 5 from 10am – 6pm.
We are also offering curbside pickup for those participants who do not feel comfortable entering the building, and we can arrange shipping for those who do not live in the Richmond area.
Can I participate if I’m not in Richmond?
YES! If you’re not in the Richmond area, you can still register to run or walk the TGA 5K.
We can help you find fellow runners in your area with whom to “Run Apart to Honor Together.” We can also arrange shipping of your race packet to your location or your team’s location.
If you need help with either, please contact us at email@example.com.
What is in my race-day packet?
All registrants will receive a race packet with
- 2020 TGA 5K commemorative t-shirt,
- Virginia War Memorial hat,
- Virginia War Memorial running mask,
- VWM flame lapel pin,
- VWM bottle of water,
- Coupon for a free sandwich from Mission BBQ, and
- Race bib to wear to show how you’re honoring veterans.
What Fabric and Sizes are the Shirts?
The T-Shirts are a soft, lightweight, Rayon/Poly/Cotton Blend. Unisex sizes.
How do I submit my time for consideration?
Once you have completed your 5k (3.1mile) run/walk, go to the race website: https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Richmond/TGA5K
Click on results and upload your time. Should you have any troubles, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Will awards be given to winners?
With much thanks to our generous sponsors, awards will be given to the top three male and female runners.
How are we showing our appreciation for our service personnel?
All participants will receive a Race-in-Honor bib, sponsored by Richmond’s VFW Post 6364. You can write the name of a service person on the bib for whom you are running. We are strongly encouraging all participants to share their photos with us on social media or email them to us at email@example.com, so we can show how we are “honoring together” this November.
Are we offering Memorial Flags for purchase this year?
One of the special features of our in-person race is the placement of American Flags at the start/finish line to honor veterans. In past years, those flags have been sponsored by supporters who choose a serviceperson’s name to recognize.
This year, because we will not be together at one unified start/finish line, we are not offering flag sponsorships, although you can make a gift in honor of a veteran on our race sign up page.
To make sure all participants have an opportunity to honor veterans, we are providing all registrants with a race bib, sponsored by the VFW Chapter 6364 of Richmond. On your bib, you will have the opportunity to display the name of someone you are running to honor. We encourage all to wear your race bibs with pride and send us your pictures of you and your “Quaran-Team” proudly wearing them on race day.
Is there a kids fun run this year?
This year, due to the virtual nature of this race, we are not having a kids fun run nor offering a “BedHead” runner package. We hope to bring both of these features back once we can resume hosting the race in-person.
Can I Volunteer?
We do not have race-day volunteers this year, because the race is virtual. But, if you are interested in helping to stuff race packets, please contact Kerrie Arcand at firstname.lastname@example.org
Does this race support any charities?
This race is presented through the Virginia War Memorial Foundation, the non-profit partner of the Virginia War Memorial. All proceeds raised support the Foundation mission “to honor veterans, preserve history, educate youth, and inspire patriotism in all.”
I have some great photos of my Quaran-Team from race day. How do I best share them with the Virginia War Memorial?
We would love to see and share any photos you have of your QuaranTeam “running apart to honor together!” Here are some quick and easy ways to do it:
- Email your images to email@example.com so we can share them online
- Share them on social media and tag the Virginia War Memorial:
- Use our race-day hashtags on social media: #TGA5K #vawarmemorial #runningaparttohonortogether
Question not Here?
Others are probably asking the same thing. Send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you ASAP.