Race Day



The Event

Register now for the 4th Annual RE STRONG Run benefiting VCU Massey Cancer Center on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at historic Hewick Plantation! This event celebrates the life of Ruth Ellen Hurley and all who have bravely battled cancer. Join us for this community festival in Urbanna, one of Virginia’s most charming Chesapeake Bay towns.

The Courses

The 5k and 10k races run along Urbanna’s beautiful Rappahannock River waterfront and through the quaint harbor town. Kids can experience the Fun Run around Hewick Plantation with special treats, just like the big runners and a race arch finish! All registered participants are invited to run or walk the courses!


Fun Run – 7:30 a.m.
5k and 10k – 8:30 a.m.
First 500 registered participants are guaranteed a race shirt and participant medal.

Registration Prices

Click here for current race registration prices.


5k and 10k Race
The top first, second and third place male and female finishers in the following categories will be recognized with an award.
Ages 10 – 14, 15 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 & up
Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male and female finishers will also be recognized.

Post-Race Festival

Celebrate with live music, food, drinks, family activities and much more!


Complimentary child care will be provided on-site to registered participants during the 5k and 10k. Click here for more information.

Volunteer Sign Up

The RE STRONG Run event organizers will be recruiting volunteers to help with a variety of rolls on event day. Positions include registration, information table, children’s area, water stations and finish line.

Volunteer Sign Up!


Right next door! The event will offer large amounts of parking in the field off Lord Mott Road in Urbanna next to the course start and finish. Race staff will be on site that day to direct you to parking.

Packet Pickup

Click here for details, times and locations.


Bethpage Camp-Resort, Urbanna, VA
Conveniently located next to Hewick Plantation, the resort offers a variety of lodging options. Choose from newly renovated one, two and three bedroom cottages with cable TV, Wi-Fi, porches, grills and more. Or bring your RV and stay at one of our spacious full-hookup sites. Contact us at 804-758-4349 for booking and availability. Located at 679 Brown’s Lane, Urbanna, VA 23175.

Hampton Inn Gloucester, VA
Located at 6638 Forest Hill Ave, Gloucester, Virginia 23061. 804-693-9393

Atherston Hall Bed & Breakfast
Enjoy the casual elegance of English Country living at this historic 1880 Bed & Breakfast right in the heart of Urbanna. Splendid linens, food and ambiance and beautiful gardens. Call 804.758.2809 for reservations, located at 250 Prince George Street, Urbanna, VA 23175.

The Chesapeake Inn
Urbanna’s unique boutique hotel. Each elegantly appointed suite has its own character. Located in the heart of historic Urbanna. For reservations call 804.758.1111, located at 250 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA 23175.

Inn at Urbanna Creek Bed & Breakfast
Innkeepers (and former restaurateurs) Suzanne and Lee Chewning bring 25 years of Charlestonian style and standards to a rambling, three-story, 1870s Victorian in Urbanna’s historic district. Sink into fine linens and plump pillows in a surprising variety of accommodations: king or queen rooms, a suite, even a private garden cottage with vaulted ceiling, terrace and its own outdoor rain shower. For reservations call 804.758.4661, located at 210 Watling Street, Urbanna, VA 23175.

Grey’s Point Camp
Bring your RV and stay on the Rappahannock River! All sites are full-hook up and include 50 amp service, cable TV, Wi-Fi and more. Contact us for availability at 804-758-2485, located at 3601 Grey’s Point Road, Topping, VA 23169.