The RRRC Sweetheart 8K, Presented by Towne Bank is an annual Richmond Road Runners Club event that for 2022 offers two options for Valentine's Day running or walking.
The Sweetheart 8K will be an in-person race on Sunday, February 13 featuring a scenic 8K (5 mile) course through The Grove and Walton Park communities, historic Midlothian Coal Mine Park, and the surrounding roads and trails. The race starts and finishes at the Urban Farmhouse in The Millworks in Midlothian.
The Virtual Sweetheart 8K will allow you to run when, where, and with whom you please from Friday, Feb. 11 to Monday, Feb. 14. You may post your results between Friday, Feb. 11 and Monday, Feb. 14.
There will be a Sweetheart Kids Run held at 8:00am. The race is free, but you must register for the race. Youth runners have the option to add on an adult-sized race shirt for $8.
Both events are RRRC Grand Prix (GP) events for 2022. RRRC GP participants receive a race point for posting a time for either event. RRRC GP participants in the in-person race will receive place points based on overall and/or age group finish times.
NOTE: Details provided below about packet pick up and race day activities are tentative and subject to change. Registered participants will receive updated information a few days before the race.