The Maymont Glow! is your chance to see Maymont in a whole new light, uh, we mean glow! We're opening the gates after hours to celebrate summer and Maymont. Families should come, run/walk together and enjoy glowing in the dusk of a warm, Richmond evening. Each participant gets cool glow items and we encourage you to dress up in your best glow outfit...you could win prizes!
A photo ID is required to pick up your race packet. You can pick up a race packet for another pre-registered runner, but you must have a copy of their photo ID.
Do I get cool Schwag with my registration? Of Course!!! Every paid registration gets:
Maymont Glow! T-shirt, Customized Bib w/Number, Glow sticks, bracelets and more
How long is the race?
This is a 3 mile fun run through the beautiful Maymont estate.
Can I see a course map?
The race is on the grounds of Maymont...this is an exclusive opportunity to run/walk and see Maymont in a whole new light...uh, we mean glow! You can view the run route by clicking here.
Does this race support any charities?
Yes. Proceeds from this race will benefit Maymont to help support upkeep of the grounds and programs.
The Hampton Street Entrance to Maymont is located at
1700 Hampton Street. This entrance provides the easiest access
to Maymont Mansion, the Herb Garden, Italian Garden,
Garden Hall, and the Maymont Foundation offices in the
Carriage House, Stone Barn, Garage, and Coop.
From Interstates 64 & 95
From the Powhite Parkway (Route 76) via the
Downtown Expressway (I-195) (From Southside, Midlothian)
Where can I park?
There is parking at Maymont and on-street parking as well.
Is the race chip-timed, and the course certified?
The race is meant to be a family fun-run and is not timed.
The course has been measured by a professional course measurer.
The course is not certified with the USATF, but we know it to be accurate.
Does the race allow walkers?
Yes! We will have a 1 hr and 20 min maximum with the course being closed to traffic. After 1 hour 20 min, any participants still on the course will be asked to finish.
Are pets and strollers allowed on the course?
Strollers are welcome but pets should stay at home. Strollers must start after the runners and be mindful of other participants and terrain.
What’s offered at Maymont Glow! after the race?
Each registered participant will receive access to the after-party, where a DJ will be spinning your favorite tunes under the stars. There will be light snacks, some food and soft drinks for purchase as well. Runners will receive complimentary water while supplies last.
Can I come to the after-party if I don’t participate in the race?
Yes, all registered participants can bring one (1) additional person with them for early access. Families may bring their children with them as well.
What happens if it rains or there is inclement weather?
Maymont Glow! is a rain or shine event. However, In the event of hazardous weather conditions, the event will be canceled.
The event does not give refunds. You are of course still entitled to your awesome t-shirt and glow items. If you can’t attend the event due to a unforeseen circumstance you can transfer your registration to another participant for free up until July 2nd. (See below transfer policy)
So you can’t come to the Maymont Glow!…we are going to miss you! You still want someone to enjoy the fun right!? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can assist with a registration transfer.
Lost email confirmation
If you have lost your email confirmation, that’s ok! Email email@example.com and request your confirmation be resent.
Best Glow Outfit
under 8 - $25
8-12 - $25
13-17 - $50
18+ - $75
Most Patriotic (it is just after 4th of July)
Best Group Theme (Glow related)
Come as a group, dress in glow and win prizes
Thanks so much for participating in the Maymont Glow!...It'll be your new 4th of July tradition.