The RVA Relays 2024

Mechanicsville, VA
Hosted by Atlee
Timing/Results PMV Timing
Registration Opens On Jun 1, 2024

Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions

Get ready for the most exciting meet of the year! Now five years running, the RVA Relays is a meet you cannot miss with an added 13banks of lights, string lights along the course, LIVE RESULTS, and an enhanced coaches' hospitality area!

That isn't it though... We have also moved the "open race" to just before the "A"races at 7:30pm and made it a "Glow Run" where all the coaches, parents, fans, and anyone else can compete. Just sign-up for it online!

Glow Run Information:

Registration for the "Glow Run" is online or at the packet pickup tent and will start at 4:00pm and cash or checks are accepted. The fee is $25 per person for this and $10 for the elementary/middle school races. You will receive a bib and chip for this race. Registration will close for this race 30 minutes prior to the start time (6:30pm). You can sign up for this event at the packet pick-up tent. High School coaches can receive a bib for free if their team is competing, just let them know you are a coach.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us to let us know what we can do to ensure you and/or your team's attendance to our great event!

Email race coordinator: Nolan Jez at

Meet Director & Host School Coach is Neil Mathews (Atlee)

When: Saturday September, 16th

Where: Pole Green Park (Mechnicsville), just north of Richmond VA

Estimated Time Schedule:

Coaches Meeting 3:50pm

"B&C" Mens Relay Race 4:30pm

"B&C" Womens Relay Race 5:30pm

"Extras" Men's 2500m Race 6:40pm

"Extras" Men's 2500m Race (Sec. 2)6:50pm

Lights Come on!

"Extras" Women's 2500m Race 7:00pm

Middle & Elementary School 2500m Race 7:10

Glow Run Coaches & Open Race 7:30pm

Men's Championship Relay 7:50pm

Women's Championship Relay 8:50pm

Awards immediately after final event

This meet will also provide great exposure for your teams and athletes with interviews of the winning teams, great photo coverage, and video coverage of all the races.

We ask that you have your five best runners run on the "A" relay team followed by your next 5 on the "B" team and then "C" team.

Pole Green Park address for GPS directions:

8996 Pole Green Park Ln Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Host School: Atlee high School

Sanctioned: This event will be sanctioned by the VHSL for in-state schools and NFHS for non-bordering states based on what teams sign-up. IF you are considering this event please let us know to make sure it gets sanctioned for you and your state. SEE SANCTION HERE FOR UPDATED STATES

Course Description: The course is mostly flat terrain that is 95% grass. Every mile is clearly marked as well as every 1000 meters. This is on the upper course and not in the woods. It is very well marked and lit for both great racing but also safety. The loop will be 2500m

Meet Records

Boys Top 5 Team Times 

1. 36:59 Deep Run (2019)

2. 36:59 Cherokee (2019)

3. 37:08 Deep Run (2017)

4. 37:29 Ocean Lakes (2017)

5. 37:32 Patriot (2022)


6:56 Isaac Garcia (2022)

7:00 Brent Bailey (2017)

7:00 Colby Burcham (2019)

7:00 Ethan Wechsler (2019)

7:00 Quinn Parrish (2022)

7:02 Henrik Anderson (2017)

7:06 Bashir Mosavel-Lo (2016)

7:06 Matthias Cannon (2017)

7:06 Trevor Mason (2021)

7:06 Tyler Lipps (2018)

7:08 Luke Taylor (2021)

7:08 Ethan Pratt-Perez (2022) 

Boys Teams With Most Wins 

Overall: Deep Run (9)

"A" Race Wins: Deep Run (3)

"B" Race Wins: Deep Run (4)

"C" Race Wins: Patriot (3) 

Girls Top 5 Team Times 

1. 44:20 Deep Run (2022)

2. 44:27 Western Albemarle (2022)

3. 44:41 Atlee (2022)

4. 44:42 Deep Run (2021)

5. 44:47 Maggie Walker (2017) 


8:08 Mary Caroline Heinen (2017)

8:10 Savannah Dennison (2021)

8:11 Rachel McArthur (2016)

8:12 Zoe Clay (2017)

8:14 Savannah Dennison (2022)

8:15 Kylie Brooks (2022

8:18 Mary Caroline Heinen (2019)

8:18 Caroline Bauer (2021)

8:20 Mary Caroline Heinen (2018)

8:20 Aniya Mosley (2019)

8:20 Ely Velazquez (2022)

8:20 Lauren Pegher (2022)

8:22 Sadie Adams (2021)

8:22 Sadie Adams (2022)

8:22 Alli Crytser (2022)

8:23 Alli Crytser (2021)

8:26 Charlotte Bobeck (2021)

8:28 Lilly Snow (2016)

8:28 Scarlet Fetterolf (2022) 

Girls Teams With Most Wins

Overall: Maggie Walker (5)

"A" Race Wins: Maggie Walker (2), Deep Run (2)

"B" Race Wins: Patriot (2), Western Albemarle (2) 

"C" Race Wins: Maggie Walker (3)

School Limits: We will be accepting the first 70 high schools who sign-up and pay.


High Schools

$300 for entire team (this includes entries into every race)

$200 per gender (this includes entries into every race for that gender)

$10 per individual athlete for extras race

Middle Schools

$150 for entire team

$75 per gender

$10 per individual athlete

Open Races

$25 per individual

Payment Information

Payment can be made online for this event. We now accept online payments made directly through MileSplit. This will allow teams to pay via credit card without a setup account. 

If your school is unable to pay online, that is not an issue, please reach out to Nolan Jez about checks and mailing them.

Online Registration:Teams enter on this page (top right) if you need Registration Help click here!

Entry Deadline: Entries will close online at 11:00pm the Sunday prior to the event. All entries and team roster submissions must be done online. NO EXCEPTIONS! Make sure that you have selected all runners from your roster who will be competing on race day by this deadline.

Check-In: All athletes and teams should report to their starting boxes 15 minutes prior to their race is scheduled to begin.

Awards: The first place team (for each gender), decided by overall placing in all three relays, will receive a team trophy. The winning "A" relay teams will receive custom RVA Relays backpacks. The fastest splits of the meet will also receive custom RVA Relays backpacks. Winners of the open races as well as the "B" & "C" relay races will receive medals.

T-Shirts: Short and long sleeve T-shirts will be for sale during the meet.

Concession: A concession stand run by the host school's program will be selling drinks (gatorade, water, soda) and food (healthy food for runners and regular concession food for spectators) throughout the meet.

Parking: There is NO fee for parking at Pole Green Park! There will be two nearby lots (one smaller gravel lot closest to the course which will fill up early and another nearby adjacent large grassy field for majority parking). No buses will be permitted to park in the gravel lot and will need to park in the grassy field. Both parking areas are close walking distance to course and there will be parking volunteers directing you where to park and where for buses to unload and pick up.

Trainer & EMS on-site: We will have a certified trainer and EMS unit on-site for any injuries or emergencies. Please bring your own athletic tape. We we will have a sweeping gator utility vehicle in every race to pick up any distressed or injured runners on the course


Nolan Jez (RVA Relays Race Coordinator)


Phone: (804)-399-4646

Neil Mathews (Atlee)