Runners prepare for Monument Avenue 10K with Health and Fitness Expo at Richmond Raceway

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond runners are obtaining prepared to lace up for the Ukropp’s Monument Avenue 10K tomorrow early morning.

Packet pickup commenced yesterday and will carry on this afternoon as aspect of the Wellness and Conditioning Expo at the Richmond Raceway. The expo is no cost and open up to the general public with about 30 sellers, dwell songs and food items trucks.

“I’m truly fired up mainly because this is my first time operating 10K,” area runner, Nicole Mason, told 8Information. “The previous time that I did the 10K my father was at the end line for me. He utilised to do marathons himself. Regrettably, he passed absent so I’m undertaking this in honor of him.”

Expo attendees can enter the raceway making use of Gate 4 off of Laburnum Avenue, or Gate 6 off of Carolina Avenue. Totally free parking is obtainable.

All participants ought to clearly show a photo ID to pick up their packet. Expo attendees may well select up a different registered participant’s packet but must deliver a copy or image of that participant’s photograph ID.

The Health and Exercise Expo will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In accordance to organizers, tomorrow will be the Monument Avenue 10K’s 24th 12 months managing. The function currently has above 19,000 registrants. The to start with wave of runners will start off their race at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 22. For more information, go to the Sporting activities Backers website.