Let‘s Get Social!

Independence Day Classic: 17.76k & 7.4k

Saturday, July 2, 2016, 7:00 a.m.
Shirley Plantation • 501 Shirley Plantation Rd, Charles City, VA 23030

Step back in time and enjoy an historic race at one of our nation’s priceless landmarks. Shirley Plantation has been in continuous operation since its founding in 1615, and offers an unmatched July 4 experience. Enjoy views of the James River and beautiful Charles City County in this uniquely American event.

Scenic Courses


The top three male and female athletes will receive a Gold, Silver or Bronze medal. Age groups will be given out in 5 year increments and will be available for pickup at the post race party. Age group awards will not be announced at the award ceremony, and will not be mailed, so please be sure to check your results and pick up your award before you leave.

Live Tracking

Enjoy free live tracking while on the course, plus have your friends and family follow your progress and send cheers to encourage you! Simply download the complimentary Racejoy app on your iPhone or Android device and select the race.

Finisher Medal

All runners get a beautiful finisher medal. Check out the 17.76k rendering!

Every Athlete Gets:

  • Male or Female sized tech shirt

  • Chronotrack Chip Timing

  • Finisher Medal

  • Post Race Beer & Cookout

Packet Pickup

Fri, July 1, 2016 • 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Race Day Schedule • July 2
(all times subject to change)

  • 5:30 a.m. - Onsite registration & packet pickup
  • 6:45 a.m. – National Anthem
  • 7:00 a.m. – 17.76k start
  • 7:15 a.m. – 7.4k start
  • 9:30 a.m. – Awards