Crawlin' Crab 5K | Run 3.1 miles through Hampton

Crawlin’ Crab 5K


The Crawlin’ Crab 5K  presented by Bon Secours shows off the best of Hampton, Virginia. Runners starts in front of the Hampton Roads Convention Center, and they enjoy running through Hampton and through Bluebird Gap Farm before finishing near the Hampton Coliseum. Make sure you keep an eye out. You may see a few animals along the course to cheer you on! This race is an event for the whole family!

Race Perks

  • Scenic Course that includes Bluebird Gap Farm
  • Beer and entertainment at the Post-Race Celebration included with registration
  • Technical race shirts
  • Unique medal for all finishers
  • 2024 finisher item: Coming summer 2024
  • Free parking near the start & finish line
  • Earn extra bling by running the Half Marathon on Sunday to complete the Shell Yeah! Challenge (You must register for the Challenge, not each individual race)

5K Course Support

  • Water Stops | approximately mile 1.5 on the course
  • Nuun | available at the water stop
  • Port-a-Potties | Start/Finish Line and adjacent to the water stop


All 5K participants will receive a Finisher’s Medal and participant shirt.

Quick Facts

  • 8:00 AM start in front of the Hampton Roads Convention Center
  • No Minimum Age
  • Dogs are Not Permitted on the Course
  • Course Time Limit: participants must maintain a 20:00 minute per mile pace
  • Course Certification #VA17037RT

Course Records

Men’s Record

18:37, Pete Gibson, 2018

Women’s Record

21:02, Emily Honeycutt, 2018

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