James River Water Levels

Westham Gauge
Gauge Height: 5.10'
Flow: 5130 cfps

Trail Conditions: Richmond


Todays Tides: Richmond Locks

High Tide: 7:24am
Low Tide: 3:06pm

Twitter Feed @RichmondOutside

Instagram Feed @RichmondOutside

  • Prince Humperdinck isnt the only one who can track this
  • Maggie and Walker are back! Richmonds most famous osprey pair
  • Have you checked out the new RichmondOutside podcast? riversideoutfittersrva owner
  • Really great day working with tons of volunteers clearing Evergreen
  • Cool newish sign at the north entrance to the Belle
  • New hardware atop Belle Isle will at least make it
  • Ralph White minced no words when it came to jrps
  • Friend of the program rvatrees gets ready to climb a
  • Saw evidence of the growing controversy surrounding laruspark on a
  • The pawpaws are in along buttermilktrail They should ripen in
  • If you dont follow jamesriverpark you should The incomparable sandysdad
  • Wish I could have gotten closer to this fella to
  • Riding the wissahickon in philly is a blast every time
  • The richmondoutside road trip arrived on the potomacriver in time
Posted In: Uncategorized

James River Run 5K: Reedy to Belle Isle and back

November 9, 2012 7:52am

The first James River Run 5K is a fundraiser 5K run/walk through the heart of the James River Park at Reedy Creek & Belle Isle. Proceeds of this event will be used to help Greg Hawkins, former director of the VCU Outdoor Adveture program who was diagnosed with lung cancer, with medical expenses and start funds to install a water fountain at the Reedy Creek access.Event Details:

The 1st annual James River Run will be held at The Reedy Creek Meadow at 4001 Riverside Drive. The course will wind through single track trails next to the James before taking runners over to Belle Isle and eventually back to the meadow via Buttermilk Trail. Online registration is $25 and will be open until November 30th. In person registration will also be available on race day for $30.

All proceeds from this event will go to Greg Hawkins and to the James River Park.

Greg Hawkins has been an active member for the outdoor community for over 20 years. As director of the VCU Outdoor Adventure Program for 13 years, Greg was instrumental in getting countless students involved in outdoor trips as leaders, participants, and volunteers. Two years ago Greg left VCU to pursue his dream of working at the Boise State Outdoor Program in Idaho. Recently Greg has been diagnosed with lung cancer. In order to help Greg defray medical expenses and thank him for his leadership, the RVA community has organized several fundraisers.

Come out to the James River Run and other events on December 1st to support Greg!

8:00 – 9:00 Registration / Check In
9:15 – Race Begins
11:00 – Awards
12:00 – Group paddle on the Lower James (Meet at 14th Street Takeout)
5:00 – RETRO Movie night at The Camel with a silent auction for Greg

Hope to see everyone there!

*Times are subject to change based on weather and unforeseen circumstances

About Andy Thompson

I was the Outdoors Columnist at the Times-Dispatch from 2007 to 2013, writing twice a week about mountain biking, fishing, hunting, paddling and much more. I live a 1/4 mile from the James River, close enough to see bald eagles soaring over my house on their way to find a meal. Pretty cool, eh?