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August 2019

17th Annual Lynchburg Half Marathon & 5K

August 31 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Percival’s Island, 1600 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Experience why Lynchburg was named a Runner Friendly Community by the Road Runners Club of America. Yes...we host a Half Marathon in August. Finisher medal to the first 300 that complete the half distance, chip timed, technical shirt, and part of the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series. Summer fun in Lynchburg! If 13.1 is a bit much, consider the Lynchburg 5k (flat/fast) out and back course on the Blackwater Creek bikeway. Final races of the 2019 Lynchburg Road Runners Race…

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September 2019

46th Annual Genworth Virginia 10 Miler

September 28 @ 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 celebrate its 46th year on September 27-28, 2019. 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, 4 mile walk, and 10 mile 2 Person Relay.

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October 2019

7th Annual High Bridge Half Marathon & 5k

October 5 @ 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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Do It For The Kids 5k Run & Walk

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Peaks View Park, 1147 Ardmore Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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Patrick Henry Family Services invites you to participate in the first annual Do It For The Kids Day 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, October 5, 2019! This is a community event open to all people, of any fitness level. DIFK Day 5K is a beautiful fall event designed with families in mind! Also, come check out the Community Partners Expo during and after the race, presented by our co-host Power of We Lynchburg. Thank you for coming alongside PHFS…

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CARE2 (Squared) 5k Run & Walk & 1 Mile Walk

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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This annual 5k event along with a 1 mile walk benefits the Adult Care Center located in Lynchburg. The event will be held on the beautiful campus of Lynchburg College. 

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Deep Hollow Trail Half Marathon & Trail 5k

October 19 @ 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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29th Annual John A. Stephenson Memorial Youth Run

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Riverside Park, 2238 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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Youth 13 & under gather in Riverside Park each Fall to run a variety of distances. Participants 3 & under complete a 1/8 mile course, 4-5 years of age run 1/4 mile, 6-7 run 1/2 mile, and 8-12 run 1 mile. In this way, the Lynchburg community has celebrated the life and contribution Dr. John A. Stephenson made to children's health for 29 years.

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Annual I Am Woman 5K Run & Walk

October 26 @ 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 2019

CASA Superhero Run 2019

November 2 @ 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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Mike Donahue Valley View 5 Mile Trail Race

November 9 @ 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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Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall 5k

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sweet Briar College, 134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595 United States
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The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall 5k, presented by Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Amherst County, will take place on the beautiful campus of Sweet Briar College. Enjoy the picturesque scenery of the infamous "Dairy Loop" as well as the surrounding of Sweet Briar College. Proceeds from this event support Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Amherst County, Inc (NHN) where our primary focus is to assist individuals in overcoming food insecurity by providing nutritious meals through food kitchens and selective shopping Food Warehouse.…

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Love Your Neighbor 5k

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Peaks View Park, 1147 Ardmore Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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The 1st 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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Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Celebration 5k (Fall)

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sweet Briar College, 134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595 United States
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Girls on the Run of Central Virginia participants, coaches, family members, and running buddies will celebrate the conclusion of their Fall 2019 season on the beautiful campus of Sweet Briar College. 

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Lynchburg Turkey Trot for Humankind – 5k Run & Walk

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
E.C. Glass High School, 2111 Memorial Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot at the Lynchburg Turkey Trot for HumanKind sponsored by Wells Fargo. Before the big games, the big meal, the parades and the pies, why not get in a little exercise with a few thousand neighbors? It’s an event the whole family will enjoy! If you’ve never been before, we encourage you to join us this Thanksgiving and make it a family tradition!You’ll also be giving “thanks” by helping individuals and families throughout…

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Waynesboro Family YMCA Turkey Trot (In Memory of Dick Meador)

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Waynesboro Family YMCA, 648 South Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980 United States
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Join in the holiday fun with a Turkey Trot event hosted by the Waynesboro Family YMCA.  Fitness options include a 500yd Swim, Gobbler Trot, and 5k Run & Walk.

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December 2019

Reindeer Run 2 Miler Trail Run

December 7 @ 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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Farmville Jingle Bell Run/Walk

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
First Avenue Field, First Avenue
Farmville, VA 23901 United States
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Join in the fun of this Farmville holiday tradition. Runners and walkers are welcome.  Enjoy the neighborhoods surrounding Longwood University.

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