run walk stroll


May 7, 2023

6:45 – 7:45 AM: Registration and Check-in
8:00 AM: 5K Run and 5K Walk
9:00 AM: 1 Mile Run/Walk


NEW LOCATION: 31st Street Park at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

Race Packet Pickup

May 5, 2023

Back by popular demand, we present the Race Packet Pickup! Avoid the race day rush by coming to the Race Packet Pickup any time during between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at:

The Simon Family JCC
5000 Corporate Woods Drive.
Virginia Beach.


5K Run/Walk: $30
1 Mile Run/Walk: $15

Please register online. If you have any issues with the registration form please contact Brooke Rush at 757-321-2238 or

If you would like to become a sponsor please visit our Spring Into Healthy Living Sponsorships page.


Get your friends, co-workers and family together and run or walk as a team. Four or more members constitute a team. Team members may participate in any race. Each team member must pre-register by April 19, 2020. Team members are eligible for individual awards in their respective race and also for the team award.

Athletic Awards

  • 5K top three men and women runners overall and the top three in each of the following age groups will receive commemorative awards: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.
  • Top three men and women 5K walkers will receive a commemorative award.
  • 1 Mile Run/Walk (ages 1-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19+) will receive a commemorative award.
  • A team award will be presented to the team with the most participants.
  • All 1 Mile Run/Walk entrants receive a ribbon at the finish line.


What time should I/we be there for the race?

If you are pre-registered, we recommend you arrive at least 45 minutes prior to the race start.

Race Schedule: 8:00 AM: 5K Run and 5KWalk

9:00 AM: 1 Mile Run/Walk.

If you are not pre-registered, race day registration is at 6:45 – 7:45 AM at 31st Street Park.

Where should I park?

Parking is available at the 31st Street Garage opening at 5:30. On-street parking near 31st Street may be available on a limited basis but is not guaranteed. We encourage you to carpool this year!

Does everyone get a free T-shirt?

Everyone who pre-registers by April 7th is guaranteed a T-shirt and race bag full of goodies. Registrations received after April 7th and on race day will receive T-shirts and race bags on a first come, first served basis.

Be sure to indicate your correct T-shirt size on your registration form. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Adult Performance T-shirts! There is an option to opt out of a T-shirt if you’d like.

What if it rains?

The Race Director and the Tidewater Striders reserve the right to modify or cancel events as needed in the interest of safety or access restrictions to the venue. No refunds can be given.


Run, Roll or Stroll Race Director, Brooke Rush, at 757-321-2222.

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