Newport News’ 5th annual One City Marathon kicks off this weekend

Newport News’ 5th annual One City Marathon kicks off this weekend

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The City of Newport News’ fifth annual One City Marathon takes place March 3!

The marathon course runs the entire 26-mile length of the city, with Newport News Park as the setting for the start of the race and the Victory Arch in downtown serving as the finish line.

The weekend will be packed with fun activities for everyone.

Marathon Weekend starts with a free, two-day Health & Wellness Expo where residents and visitors can stop by the Denbigh Community Center on Friday from noon to 7 p.m. or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to find a variety of fitness and nutrition-related vendors, preventative health information, interactive games and training evaluations.

This year’s expo will also have free fitness classes, mini-workshops and demonstrations happening both days and runners can pick up their bibs at the expo.

There will also be a free woman’s forum on March 2 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn City Center. 13News Now’s Meteorologist Crystal Harper will serve as the event’s keynote speaker!

All of the races, the One City Marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, Maritime 8K, and Nautical Mile Fun Run, take place on Sunday, March 3.

Click here to learn more about the event.

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Author: Armando Parsons