Virginia is for Lovers
Event Date: February 16th, 2014
City: Virginia Beach

2014 Schedule

Feb 15, 2014

  • 2p - 7p Packet Pick Up/Expo (Virginia Beach Field House, 2157 Landstown Rd.)

Feb 16, 2014

  • 7a - 9a Packet Pick Up at Virginia Beach Field House
  • 8a Sweetheart 6k Start (In front of Virginia Beach Field House)
  • 9a Bon Secours In Motion Virginia is For Lovers 14k Start (In front of Virginia Beach Field House)
  • 9:15a Cupid's 1k Start (In front of Virginia Beach Field House)
  • 9a - 12:30p Post Race Party

Congratulations to all of our 2014 finishers.


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Important Race Announcement Regarding Virginia Beach Public Schools

As of tonight, February 6, 2014 at 5:30pm the City of Virginia Beach Public School’s Board made a decision to make up one of the school days missed because of snow on February 15th, the day of our race. We are working with the school board, city officials, and the VB Fieldhouse and are exploring every possible option. We know this impacts many households in Virginia Beach with weekend schedules. We will keep everyone updated with the latest developments.

Register by February 2nd to Receive a Personalized Race Bib

Don’t delay and register by 11:59PM this Sunday, February 2nd to receive a personalized race bib for the 2014 Bon Secours In Motion Virginia is for Lovers Races presented by StellarOne Bank.

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Roc Solid Foundation Joins J&A Racing as Official Charity Partner for VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS 14K

J&A Racing is pleased to announce that Roc Solid Foundation has been selected as the Premier Charity for the 2014 Bon Secours In Motion Virginia is For Lovers 14K. As the Premier Charity, Roc Solid is featured on the event website, and race participants are encouraged to make a donation in the amount of their choice during online registration. Additionally, Roc Solid representatives will participate in the event as runners, walkers and volunteers.

Click here for the press release.

Say “I Do” Again During the Race

Ready to say “I Do” all over again? Join us at Lovers’ Lane on the Virginia is For Lovers 14K course during the race and renew your vows with your loved one right before you both cross the finish line. We will have an ordained pastor onsite along with a few other surprises that will surely create a vow renewal you will never forget. If you would like to renew your vows during the race, or If you would like additional information, please send an email to

Friday Packet Pick-Up


Be sure to attend packet pick-up on Friday, February 14th, 2014 between 2-7PM at  Virginia Beach Field House to receive your free beanie or wine glass. These will only be given out to registered runners who pick up their race packets on Friday while supplies last.

Race Day Parking Information

Parking will be available at the Virginia Beach Field House and the Farm Bureau Live Virginia Beach Amphitheater.  You must arrive by 7:30 AM to park at the Virginia Beach Field House.  Dam Neck Road and Landstown Road will be closed at 7:30 AM and all traffic will be diverted to Concert Drive to park at Farm Bureau Live Virginia Beach Amphitheater.

If you are traveling from Salem Road or Elbow Road after 7:30 AM you will need to follow the detour to S. Independence Blvd and Princess Anne Road.  You will then be directed onto Concert Drive.

Click here for a parking map.

Rates Increase January 1st

The 2014 Bon Secours In Motion Virginia is for Lovers 14k, Sweetheart 6k and Cupid’s 1k presented by StellarOne Bank are a great way to kick off Valentine’s Day weekend with the whole family. Enjoy these flat and fast courses and celebrate with an indoor finish and sweet finisher item, plus a post-race party with Yuengling beer, live music, and great food from Baker’s Crust. Beat the rate increase on January 1st and register today!!


Live, Love, Run Our Races

The 2014 Bon Secours In Motion Virginia is for Lovers 14k, and Sweetheart 6K are kicking off the 2014 Live, Love, Run Challenge! If you finish all five J&A Racing events in 2014 you will receive a commemorative gift mailed to your home after the completion of the last event. Click here for more information.


Post Party Entertainment

This year you can celebrate an awesome finish by rocking out to Vinyl Headlights at the post race party. This awesome band draws from a vast repertoire, spanning decades of hits from the worlds of rock, pop, dance, hip hop, and even country. Click here for more information.

Important Packet Pick Up Information

If you are 16 or older, you must have your ID to pick up your race number – NO EXCEPTIONS. If you are picking up race numbers for others, you must have your ID, a note from the person you are picking up for authorizing you to pick up their packet (get form here) and a copy of their ID – NO EXCEPTIONS.

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