Only the 10 Miler distance is included in the lottery. The Live the Life Challenge (10 Miler and 5K) and the 5K will open to the public for general registration on April 3 (confirmed 2023 Shamrock registrants will be able to register for the Live the Life Challenge and 5K in addition to the 10 Miler beginning March 28).
You can only register as an individual for the 10 Miler. If you would like to run with friends or family, they will all need to register independently for the lottery. Please note there is no guarantee that everyone will get into the event, as it is done on an individual registration level.
Registration for the 2023 Chartway Virginia Beach 10 Miler lottery will follow the schedule below-.
- March 28-31- Priority registration will open for verified 2023 Shamrock Registrants. (Anyone who attempts registration during this time and is not able to be verified as a 2023 Shamrock registrant, will automatically be entered into the general lottery that opens April 3)
- April 3-17- Lottery registration opens for the general public (limited to 7500 registrants).
- April 18-21- Registrants will be notified about their acceptance or denial into the 10 Miler
- April 24- Registration will open to the public (unless sell out occurs)
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We encourage you to arrive early and bring cash for parking – Many lots will only accept cash on race day!
The Chartway Virginia Beach 10 Miler starts at the intersection of 15th St and Pacific. There will be limited parking at the Virginia Beach Convention Center nearby. You can also park at the garages on 25th and 5th street. Street parking is an option as well. We encourage you to arrive early since parking can fill up quickly. We will provide a parking map closer to the event.
September 2, 2023- 5K starts at 7 AM
September 3, 2023- 10 Miler starts at 7 AM
The average high is 80 degrees and the average low is 65 degrees in September.
We encourage all participants and spectators to arrive prior to 6:30 AM to ensure parking availability and allow for adequate time to drop off bags, warm up, and get in the start corrals.