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April 2020

13th Annual Point of Honor 5K

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Amazement Square Children’s Museum, 27 9th Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Please join us for the 13th Annual Point of Honor 5K on Saturday, April 4, 20120 @ 9 AM! Race #1 in the Lynchburg Road Runners Club 2020 Race Series! The Start/Finish line will be on Jefferson Street near 9th Street in historic downtown Lynchburg and the course runs along the James River and the Blackwater Creek and includes two passes in front of the Point of Honor museum/mansion at A & Cabel Streets.

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Run 4 Their Lives Lynchburg

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515 United States
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Run 4 Their Lives is a Freedom 4/24 event that raises awareness and funds to bring sexually exploited women and children into freedom. A 5k and Youth 1K are featured events!ADVOCATE: Become a fundraiser! Share information about human trafficking with your friends and family  and ask them to support your efforts to run for freedom and fight injustice! Click the Fundraiser tab to set up a personalized R4TL web page - raise $50 and you run free!Registration opens early 2020!

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Blossom to Bottle 5k & 3k

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peaks of Otter Winery & Johnson’s Orchards, 1410 Elmos Road
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Supporting the Bedford YMCA, this Spring off-road classic traverses a valley filled with blossoms at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Participants experience hills, valleys, farm animals, pastures and some sweet wine.

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United Way 5k on the Runway

April 18 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Lynchburg Regional Airport, 982 Airport Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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The United Way 5K on the Runway, sponsored by Centra Health, is perfect for runners of all ages who are able to complete 5K in 60 minutes or less. The course is flat and fast as you run on the taxi way parallel to the main runway and experience racing planes! Yes, Lynchburg Regional Airport will be operating the main runway during the race. Come out, join the fun, support United Way of Central Virginia and see Lynchburg Regional Airport…

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10th Annual IRON 5k Run/Walk

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Amherst Country High School, 139 Lancer Lane
Amherst, VA 24521 United States
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Celebrate the 10th running of the IRON 5k Run/Walk and Spring at the same time!  The event returns to the month of April, it's original location, and traditional course through the streets of the town of Amherst, Virginia.  This is a road course with a finish on the track at Amherst County High School. 

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UVA Donor Dash 4 Mile Run/Walk & Transplant Trek 1 Mile Fun Run

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Panorama Farms, 300 Panorama Road
Earlysville, VA 22936 United States

On April 25, 2020, the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center at the University of Virginia is organizing the first annual “Donor Dash.” This event will be a 4 mile walk/run and a 1 mile “Transplant Trek” fun walk. Race Proceeds benefit the UVA Transplant Center for the importance and awareness of organ donation.Until 2017, 40% of Virginians in need of an organ transplant were seeking care outside the commonwealth. UVA’s leadership decided that improving access to care for those in…

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May 2020

Heart of Virginia Festival 10K & 5k Run

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
High Bridge Trail State Park (Farmville, VA), 311 Main Street
Farmville, VA 23901 United States
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10K Race Description (RUN ONLY): The 10K begins at the Main Street Plaza on the High Bridge State Park Trail in Farmville, Virginia. This out and back course runs in the direction of the old Farmville train station. Grade is relatively flat. Surface is fine, crushed, gravel. Timing and scoring of the 10K run will be provided. Both the 10K and the 5K events start together at 8:30am.  Medals will be presented to the top 3 overall male & female…

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Armed Forces Day 5k Run/Walk

May 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Support our Armed Forces at the National D-Day Memorial by participating in a patriotic themed 5K Run/Walk! Not only does the race begin and end at the picturesque Memorial, but a total change in elevation of 220 feet provides a unique challenge for runners of all levels to “Conquer the Hill.” Participants will also have the opportunity to honor and interact with members of the Armed Forces past and present. All proceeds will benefit educational and veteran recognition programs of…

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Memorial Day 10K & 2 Mile Walk

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
DPO Grille, 10 9th Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Celebrate the Memorial Day weekend with the Lynchburg Road Runners at the Memorial Day 10K and 2 Mile Walk. Proceeds benefit T1DE. The 10K is part of the 2020 Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series and utilizes the Blackwater Creek Bikeway.

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June 2020

National Trails Day 5k Run & Walk

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Celebrate National Trails Day by participating in a 5K race on High Bridge Trail State Park sponsored by Centra Southside Community Hospital. The park is a rail to trail conversion and is a wide, level surface with virtually no grade. Course travels over the world famous High Bridge.  Event is limited to 200 participants.

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Kindness Classic 5k

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
HumanKind Campus, 150 Linden Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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New name...same great event!  The Kindness 5k (formally Humankind 5k) is an event you don't want to miss. This is a summer road race tradition on the historic, shaded, streets of Peakland Place. 

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July 2020

18th Annual Percival’s Island Firecracker 5-Miler

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Percival’s Island – Blackwater Creek Natural Area, 1200 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Start your 4th of July celebration with Percival's Island Firecracker 5 Miler!Race #4 of the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series. Lynchburg is known as the "Hill City"....but this course is flat, flat, flat.  The start finish is located at the Blackwater Creek Natural Area Percival's Island in downtown Lynchburg and the course follows the Blackwater Creek Bikeway...a paved rails to trails path along the James River. A bit longer than a 5k but without the effort of a 10k, 5…

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September 2020

47th Annual Genworth Virginia 10 Miler

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
E.C. Glass High School, 2111 Memorial Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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The historic Genworth Virginia 10 Miler will celebrates its 47th year. Join more than 4,000 runners on a historic course that has hosted participants from around the globe. The festivities begin Thursday night with packet pick-up, and continue Friday evening with the Amazing Mile Children’s Run, and a fun family-friendly festival. On Saturday, thousands will take part in the 10 mile run, 4 mile run, and 4 mile walk.

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October 2020

8th Annual High Bridge Half Marathon & 5k

October 3 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
High Bridge Trail State Park (Farmville, VA), 311 Main Street
Farmville, VA 23901 United States
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The town of Farmville in south central Virginia has been hailed as “America’s Crucible”. The site of one of the last battles of the War Between the States and one of the first critical moments in the Battle for Civil Rights in Education, Farmville is truly the Heart of Virginia. Home to Green Front Furniture and a delightful historic commercial district filled with restaurants, retail, and galleries, Farmville promises something for everyone who comes to spend a day, a weekend,…

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Deep Hollow Trail Half Marathon & Trail 5k

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camp Hydaway (Liberty University), 936 Camp Hydaway Road
Lychburg, VA 24501 United States
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Challenge yourself on the beautiful trails of Liberty Mountain which is adjacent to Liberty University. The start and finish for this annual event is at Camp Hydaway. This event is part of the Liberty University Trail Race Series. LMTS Information

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Annual I Am Woman 5K Run & Walk

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Alan B. Pearson Regional Cancer Center, 1701 Thomson Drive
Lynchbug, VA 24501 United States
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Lynchburg's only WOMEN'S ONLY EVENT. 8:00am start. ROAD COURSE! CHIP TIMING! Walkers and Runners Welcome. Centra Alan B. Pearson Regional Cancer Center, 1701 Thomson Dr., Lynchburg, VA

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November 2020

CASA Superhero Run 2020

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Percival’s Island – Blackwater Creek Natural Area, 1200 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Become a SUPER HERO and participate to support CASA of Central Virginia. This event has become a Fall tradition for many. Superhero costumes for both the 5k run & walk and children's 1 mile events are encouraged. All races and festival are located at Percival's Island and courses are on the Blackwater Creek Bikeway.

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Love Your Neighbor 5k

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Peaks View Park, 1147 Ardmore Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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The 2nd Annual Love Your Neighbor 5k, presented by Park View Mission, is open to runners and walkers of all abilities. Experience a flat, beautiful, course in one of Lynchburg's most picturesque parks. The course begins and ends within the Peaks View Park grounds, winds through calming trails, and a peaceful river. Family-friendly course setting. Easy out and back, paved trail. Come join us!

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Mike Donahue Valley View 5 Mile Trail Race

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Camp Hydaway (Liberty University), 936 Camp Hydaway Road
Lychburg, VA 24501 United States
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Challenge yourself on the trails of Liberty Mountain during the annual Fall event honoring Maj. Mike Donahue. This event is open to the public, part of the Liberty Mountain Trail Series, and a kick-off event to Military Appreciation Week at Liberty University.

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December 2020

Reindeer Run 2 Miler Trail Run

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Camp Hydaway (Liberty University), 936 Camp Hydaway Road
Lychburg, VA 24501 United States
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'Tis the season to celebrate with the students of Liberty University as they run, walk, and gallop 2 miles (most in costume) on the trails of Liberty Mountain.This event is part of the Liberty Mountain Trail Series. For more LMTS info please click HERE.

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