Believe it or not, the 14th annual Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k is on the horizon. Named one of the country’s top 10 running races by USA Today, the 10K began accepting online entries at 12 a.m. this morning for the April 13, 2013 event at www.sportsbackers.org.
Registration is also open for the Virginia 529 Kids Run and the YMCA 10k Training Team, a 10-week program designed to prepare runners and walkers alike for the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k. The YMCA 10k Training Team kicks off on February 2nd at 20 locations in the Richmond area.
The 2013 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k presented by MARTIN’S will accept the first 40,000 entries. The registration fee is $30, and the Virginia 529 Kids Run entry fee is $15 through January 31. Registration for the YMCA 10k Training Team program is $55 through January 31 and includes entry in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k on April 13. Anyone wishing to mail in their registration for either event may download an entry form at www.sportsbackers.org.
Also, local runners take note: The Project Athena Relay Marathon
that took place here in Richmond this past summer, has been moved up to April 27. There’ll be more to come on the event here at RichmondOutside as the date nears. For now, click here
to find out more.
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?