Presented by Petersburg Chamber of Commerce

A favorite with runners, Petersburg’s Half Marathon & 5K offers a beautiful historic course that has you running along amazing architecture, movie sets, paths of the Underground Railroad and history that goes back to the 1600s when the major route of commerce was the Appomattox River. A portion of the run takes you through Petersburg National Battlefield and you will hear the muskets firing. There is a Half Marathon and a 5K for runners and walkers of all abilities and ages 1 – 100, and a Children’s Fun Run for ages 3-15. You need to sign up in advance as the number of participants is capped. The Half Marathon starts at 7am, the 5K at 7:30am, and the Fun Walk at 10:30am. All of the details and ticket purchases can be found at When you finish you will be in Old Towne where you will find a great variety of restaurants for lunch (outdoor dining), Trapezium Brewing and lots of fun shops and galleries.