Outdoor Recreation

Tacky Sweater 5K

December 2 2023

9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Smartmouth Brewing Company, Norfolk 1309 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk, VA 23507 Price: $30

Come out and participate in the seventh annual fun, festive holiday event that features a 5K run and a 5K walk. Live, Love, Run or Volunteer Tacky in support of EVMS Melanoma Awareness.

There’s a great course in store for you this year. The race will start and finish in front of Smartmouth Brewing Co. in the Chelsea District of Norfolk. Part of the course will be along the scenic Elizabeth River Trail through scenic West Ghent, over the Mid-Town Tunnel, through Plum Point Park on the Elizabeth River and back to Smartmouth. All finishers receive a custom finisher medal.

The Tacky Sweater 5K raises money for EVMS Dermatology and the Dermatology Student Group. Their mission is to provide the highest level of dermatologic care to all, while fostering a culture of excellence in education, discovery and service to the community.

Early packet pickup and opportunity to register on Friday, December 1 from 5–7 p.m. at Smartmouth Brewing Company Stick around for a festive party in Chelsea and a special visit by the Krampus parade.

After the race on Saturday, stick around Smartmouth for a festive post race party with food, entertainment, Smartmouth beer, awards, giveaways and a tacky sweater contest.


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