Garden 2.015 Fun Run

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Thursday, January 1st, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Kick off the New Year in a fun, healthy way. Run through 2.015 miles of spectacular light displays in the most beautiful place in Hampton Roads—Norfolk Botanical Garden!

Last year more than 600 runners and their families enjoyed the Dominion Garden of Lights annual light show extravaganza while starting off the New Year on the right foot—and the left!

Watch this video from Hopemanity Media – Victor Marcos

Tickets are on sale now.   Last year this event sold out so don’t miss your opportunity!

The Garden 2.015 Fun Run is a fundraising event that helps support Norfolk Botanical Garden programs.

Enjoy a Kids’ Dash, special entertainment, food, drinks and more!  This run is fun for the entire family.

    • $30 per adult Fun Run entry (includes t-shirt and racing bib)
    • $15 per non-running guest (does not include t-shirt or racing bib)
    • $10 per child,  ages 3-10, Kids’ Dash entry (includes special gift)
    • Children ages 2 and under are free

Can’t make the race? Join us virtually! Your $25 donation will help support Norfolk Botanical Garden programs and you’ll receive a Garden 2.015 Fun Run long-sleeved t-shirt.

In case of closure due to severe weather, the Garden 2.015 Fun Run will be rescheduled for January 2, 2015, 4pm-7pm.  Please check our website before coming out on January 1st.

Please register by December 15, 2014 to guarantee a t-shirt

Purchase Tickets

4pm Check in at Rose Garden Hall For Kids Dash Only Sign waivers & receive
4:30pm Kids Dash BEGINS

Ages 3-4
(Kiddy Run)

Ages 5-8
(Rose Garden Bridge Dash)

Sign up kids
no t-shirts, other gift included
5pm Check in Rose Garden Hall Runners
5:15pm Garden entrance gate closes until 6pm
5:30pm Garden 2.015 Mile Fun Run BEGINS Runners only
6pm-7pm Non-runners may walk the lights Pizza & Beer offered
in Rose Garden Hall








For questions or sponsorship information please call 757-441-5830 ext. 319 or email

Sponsored by:

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Other Holiday Happenings

Click below links to learn more

Polar Express at Illumination Station

Tinsel Tram at Illumination Station

Million Bulb Walk

Dominion Garden of Lights


Norfolk Botanical Garden