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January 2020

10th Annual Boys & Girls Club Resolution Run – 2 Mile Run/Walk

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia, 1101 Madison Street
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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Start your "new" year off with some extra motivation to stay fit and support one of Lynchburg's most dynamic non-profits.  This 2-Mile run/walk has become a community tradition for many. The start and finish is in downtown Lynchburg at the Boys & Girls Club with a double-loop course. The only Sunday afternoon race in Lynchburg!

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February 2020

Arctic 5k Trail Race

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Camp Hydaway (Liberty University), 936 Camp Hydaway Road
Lychburg, VA 24501 United States
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$20

Presented by Liberty University Student Activities, this 5k kicks off the Spring Liberty Mountain Trail Series. One of the toughest, off-road, 5K courses in Lynchburg. Come for the fun, challenge, and beauty of Liberty Mountain.  Every 5k is easier after this one!

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March 2020

Lighten-Up Lynchburg 5k Run/Walk

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Peaks View Park, 1147 Ardmore Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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Lighten-Up Lynchburg is a timed 5K Run/Walk to encourage activity and increase awareness about the obesity epidemic. This race is hosted by the Lynchburg Mayor's Youth Council, and a portion of the money earned will go towards raising obesity awareness.The 5K will take place at Peaks View Park--a very flat course, so predict fast times! Please park at either the Ardmore or Tenbury Drive entrance.Packet Pickup will take place at Riverside Runners on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 12-6pm, and…

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6th Annual King of the Mountain Trail Hill Climb

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
SnoFlex, 3998 Candlers Mountain Road
Lynchburg, 24515 United States
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Starting at SnoFlex, The  King of the Mountain 2 mile challenge is a trail run that will challenge the mountain goat in all of us. Mile one is a quad buster down hill for approximately 1 mile and then....goes straight up the side of Liberty Mountain to our mountain top finish! The view is amazing! This event is presented by Liberty University Outdoor Recreation. 

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Run the High Bridge (Rice, VA)

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc. AND Centra Southside Community Hospital are sponsoring a 5K run and walk. The event will start at the Camp Paradise entrance of the High Bridge Trail State Park (just outside of Farmville, VA) and offers an out and back run across the legendary High Bridge. Proceeds will go to scholarships for graduates of the Cumberland County High School. 

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St. Paddy’s Day 5k

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Percival’s Island, 1600 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Feeling lucky? Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this festive 5k that benefits Holy Cross Academy. Leprechauns, runners and walkers are welcome!

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St. Patrick’s Day Pub Run

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fifth & Federal Station, 801 Fifth Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Celebrate St. Paddy's day with a fun pub run from Fifth & Federal, Dress to impress. New Balance will be judging those with the most creative, holiday spirit for door prizes. Our 4 mi course will begin and end at Fifth and Federal. Run all or part. All abilities welcome. Plan to stay for the festivities afterward.

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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

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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