Dismal Swamp Stomp Running Festival

1200 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
Chesapeake, VA 23322

The Dismal Swamp Canal Trail off Route 17 offers runner forested wetlands and a peaceful paved path along the wilderness of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Runners can opt for half marathon, 5K, or kids half mile distances

Dismal Swamp Stomp offers all of the perks of larger races minus the big crowds. If you're tired of feeling like a herd of cattle, you'll love Dismal Swamp Stomp!

Custom race T-shirt, finisher medal for all. Custom carved heron awards to overall and age group winners. $4,000 in prize money to the top 5 overall male and female age graded winners in the half marathon.

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