2012 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k EXPO; race packet pickup info

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Thursday was a busy day at the Arthur Ashe Center as folks lined up to pick up their race packets for Saturday’s Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k.

The packet pickup continues Friday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.

And while you’re there, you can get your hands on some free samples, and check out some cool gadgets.

If you missed registration for Saturday’s race, you can still sign up in person at the Expo for $45 apiece.There are a limited number of spaces are available.

Information from the www.sportsbackers.com

The Anthem Health & Fitness expo is your one-stop-shop for race goodies, running gear, and apparel. Don’t just grab your bib number, T-shirt, and goodie bag, then run! Take some time to check out this year’s race merchandise and see what the vendors have to offer.

Schedule

Thursday, March 29 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, March 30 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Location

Arthur Ashe Athletic Center
3001A N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230

Packet Pick Up

Be sure you know your bib number when you come to the expo.  Bib numbers will be emailed to all participants or can be found on the confirmation page.  All participants must show a photo ID to pick up their packet.  You may pick up another registered participant’s packet but be sure to bring both their bib number and a copy of their photo ID.

Once you have picked up your bib number proceed through the expo to pick up your t-shirt and goodie bag.  Proceed to the table labeled with your t-shirt size (listed on the back of your bib).  Sizes may be exchanged at the t-shirt exchange area while supplies last.

Please Note:

  • There is no packet pick up available on Race Day.
  • A photo ID is required to pick up your race packet.
  • You may pick up a race packet for another pre-registered runner, provided you have a copy of their photo ID.

Expo Parking and Directions

If you’re planning to pick up your packet on Thursday night around 8 p.m., please read this VDOT Construction Alert.

The Arthur Ashe Center has 2,000 FREE parking spaces located in the surface lot outside the building.

Directions to the Arthur Ashe Center are as follows:

  • FROM NORTH and WEST of RICHMOND
    • From I-95 or I-64, take exit 78 (the Boulevard).
    • At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto the Boulevard (Rt. 161 South).
    • Move into the left lane, make a left at the second traffic light into the parking lot (beside The Diamond). Follow the parking lot around the back of The Diamond’s outfield wall to the Ashe Center.
  • FROM SOUTH and EAST of RICHMOND:
          • From I-95 or I-64, take exit 78 (the Boulevard).
          • At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto Hermitage Road.
          • Go straight on Hermitage Road through the first traffic signal.
          • Make a right turn into the Ashe Center/Diamond parking lot. (Directly across from Sherwood Avenue).

    Sports Backers’ Jackie Holt previews what to expect from the 2012 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k ‘EXPO & Race Packet Pickup’ at Arthur Ashe Center Thurs., March 29 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. & Fri., March 30 – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    This segment was paid for by the Sports Backers.

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