Sunday RUNday

​​​Lace up your sneakers and join Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation for Sunday RUNday at Mount Trashmore Park.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sunday, July 23, 2017​ | 7:30 am | Mount Trashmore Park

The annual race event features the VBPRF 5K, Kids Fun Run and Family Fitness Run Walk. Runners will enjoy a flat, scenic course around Lake Trashmore. Race highlights include free race photos and a 2017 race t-shirt​ - plus music and food trucks! Proceeds benefit the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation to provide youth scholarships and free swim lessons for Title I schools.​



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 Race Details

​Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation 5K | 7:30 am

This is a timed event. Register by July 2nd to guarantee your Sunday RUNday t-shirt! All finishers for the 5K ​will receive a Sunday RUNday medal.​

Race Fee

​​​​​Before July 23: $30 
Day-of registration (if space remains): $40​; begins at 6 am at shelter 1
No refunds will be issued, as event runs rain or shine

Packet Pickup/Check-In

Saturday, July 22 from 1-5 pm
Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane

Sunday, July 23 beginning at 6 am
Mount Trashmore Park, shelter 1 Park Map

Course Map

​The ​race starts and finishes between Shelters 1 & 2. 

5K Route
              Click to enlarge

Event t​iming provided by J&A Racing utilizing the ChronoTrack B-Tag timing system

Kids Fun Run – One Mile  | 9 am

Children will run in waves and parents are welcome to join.​ This is a timed event. Register by July 2nd to guarantee your Sunday RUNday t-shirt! All finishers for the Kids Fun Run will receive a Sunday RUNday medal.​ ​

Race Fee

$5/participant

Packet Pickup/Check-In

Saturday, July 22 from 1-5 pm
Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane

Sunday, July 23 beginning at 6 am
Mount Trashmore Park, shelter 1 Park Map

Family Fitness Walk/Run – One Mile | 9:30​ am

Join us as we celebrate family fitness and healthy lifestyles! This is an ​untimed event.​ Register by July 2nd​ to guarantee your Sunday RUNday t-shirt! ​​All finishers ​will receive a Sunday RUNday medal.​​

Race Fee

$3/participant

Packet Pickup/Check-In

Saturday, July 22 from 1-5 pm
Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane

Sunday, July 23 beginning at 6 am 
Mount Trashmore Park, shelter 1 Park Map​​

 ‭(Hidden)‬ 5 Weeks to 5K

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Post-Race Party

F​amily Fitness Dance Party | 11 am

Following the awards ceremony, Parks & Recreation Fitness Instructors lead the way as we get down with some funky Zumba and MixxedFit moves. It’s a party at Trashmore!​ ​


Sunday Funday Anniversary Edition | 11 am - 3 pm

The DJ keeps it rocking as we celebrate in the park with lawn games, food trucks, sack races, and bounce houses. Bring your appetite because some of the best Eat the Streets 757 Food Truc​ks​ will be serving up delicious eats!​

 Volunteer

We'd love to have you on our team on race day! Volunteers are needed to assist with water stations, course coverage and finish line activities on Sunday, July 23 from 7 to 11 am. Limited spaces are available on Saturday, July 22 from 1-5 pm for packet pick-up. All volunteers will​ receive a t-shirt. ​

 Donate

100%​ of race ​proceeds will benefit the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation. The foundation is is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to support Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation in promoting healthy lifestyles and protecting our coastal environment.​ ​

The Foundation’s fundraising supports crucial programs including:
  • Youth scholarships for swim lessons, summer camp, after-school programs, and recreation center memberships.
  • Specialized beach wheelchairs for Therapeutic Recreation participants.
  • Enhancement of community parks and recreation centers.​

Make a Donation​

If you are out of the area or otherwise unable to participate in the Sunday RUNday 5K or Kids Fun Run, BUT would like to help us fund more program scholarships, you can make a one-time or recurring donation at VBPRF.org.​

 Health & Fitness Expo

Visit our Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, July 22 from 1-5 pm at the brand new Kempsville Recreation Center located at 800 Monmouth Lane​ in Virginia Beach! Pick up your race packet and check out the health and fitness vendors which include: 

  • ​LL Bean
  • Beach Eye Care
  • CHKD
  • Shaklee
  • Kempsville Chiropractic
  • Real Time Pain Relief
  • Luluroe
  • The Neighborhood Harvest
  • ODU Athletics
  • Differences Foundation
  • Endurance Apparel
  • Arbonne
  • Virginia Beach CASA
  • Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation
  • Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Aquatics, Out-of-School Time, Programming, and Fitness & Athletics Units
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