The Rivanna Greenbelt Marathon is a Boston Qualifier, officially certified by the USATF (VA14004TR). The course is 6.5 "loops" of the 4-mile out-and-back trail beginning at Riverview Park and following along the river on the Rivanna Greenbelt Trail. This is a fairly flat course with only 8 ft of elevation gain and 22 feet of elevation loss per "loop". Minimum elevation is 307 feet; maximum elevation is 327 feet.
We are excited to announce that the Rivanna Conservation Alliance is a beneficiary of the 2021 events!
The Rivanna Conservation Alliance was established on January 1, 2016 through a merger between the Rivanna Conservation Society and StreamWatch.
The Rivanna Conservation Alliance (RCA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit watershed organization created to provide the community with a set of tools and programs specifically designed to help clean and protect the Rivanna River and its tributaries.
Our Vision: We envision a healthy Rivanna River and watershed that benefits an engaged community.
Our Mission: Working with the community to conserve the Rivanna River and its tributaries through monitoring, restoration, education, and advocacy. Working with the community to conserve the Rivanna River and its tributaries through monitoring, restoration, education, and advocacy.