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February 2019

Arctic 5k Trail Race

February 2 @ 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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9th Annual Boys & Girls Club Resolution Run – 2 Mile Run/Walk

February 10 @ 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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March 2019

5th Annual King of the Mountain Trail Hill Climb

March 2 @ 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 Student Activities. 

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Sci Fest Pi Run (Randolph College)

March 14 @ 6:00 pm
Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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Join us for a 3.14 mile fun run/walk and pie for all! Free and open to the public. March 14 is Pi Day! Pi Day represents the first three digits of Pi and is Einstein’s birthday.We will start at Randolph College’s Main Hall (front campus) at 6:00 pm sharp. The first 150 registered get a free t-shirt and all finishers get a piece of pi(e)!The course is GPS measured and runs from Main Hall, front campus, heads left on Rivermont…

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Run the High Bridge (Rice, VA)

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) programming for Holy Cross Regional Catholic School. Leprechauns, runners and walkers are welcome!

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Lighten-Up Lynchburg 5k Run/Walk

March 23 @ 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 22, 2019 from 12-6pm, and…

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April 2019

12th Annual Point of Honor 5K

April 6 @ 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 12th Annual Point of Honor 5K on Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 9 AM! Race #1 in the Lynchburg Road Runners Club 2019 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 & Cabell Streets.

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Wildcat Invitational (Track & Field)

April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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This is a collegiate track & field invitational hosted by Randolph College Track & Field.  Please contact the Meet Director, Coach Bill Cooper, for more information on standards for "open" runners.

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Blossom to Bottle 5k & 3k

April 13 @ 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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9th Annual IRON 5k Run/Walk

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Amherst Country High School, 139 Lancer Lane
Amherst, VA 24521 United States
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Celebrate the 9th 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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Run 4 Their Lives Lynchburg

April 27 @ 9:00 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 2019!

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May 2019

Heart of Virginia Festival 10K & 5k Run

May 4 @ 8:30 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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Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Celebration 5k (Spring)

May 4 @ 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 Spring 2019 season on the beautiful campus of Sweet Briar College. 

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Armed Forces Day 5k Run/Walk

May 18 @ 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 27 @ 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 2019 Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series and utilizes the Blackwater Creek Bikeway.

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July 2019

State Games of America 5k

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515 United States
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The Virginia Commonwealth Games will host the The State Games of America for 2019. This is an Olympic-style event featuring competition between State Games medal winners (gold, silver, bronze) from across the nation. There are currently 30 states conducting or organizing statewide sports festivals known as State Games.Participants throughout the state of Virginia AND State Games qualifiers are invited to challenge themselves on this 5K (3.1 mile)  road course, touring the campus of Liberty University.The State Games of America 5k…

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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

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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