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July 2018

16th Annual Percival’s Island Firecracker 5-Miler

July 4, 2018 @ 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 #5 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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3rd Annual Virginia Commonwealth Games 5k

July 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515 United States
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The 3rd Annual Commonwealth Games 5k is part of the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series.  Participants throughout the state of Virginia are invited to challenge themselves on a road course, touring the campus of Liberty University.

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August 2018

16th Annual Lynchburg Half Marathon & 5K

August 11, 2018 @ 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 2018 Lynchburg Road Runners Race…

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September 2018

45th Annual Genworth Virginia 10 Miler

September 29, 2018 @ 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 45th year on September 28-29, 2018. 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 2018

28th Annual John A. Stephenson Memorial Youth Run

October 20, 2018 @ 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 27 years.

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December 2018

Christmas Lights Fun Run

December 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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Join our friends from New Balance and the Lynchburg Road Runners for a fun run on the Avenue. Course includes the lights of Riverside Park and Peakland Place.Cool swag from New Balance at the finish. All abilities and paces welcome!

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Rudolph’s Christmas Eve Eve Reindeer Romp

December 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
E.C. Glass High School, 2111 Memorial Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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Get your Christmas Eve morn started off on the right foot with a friendly, no pressure run on the iconic Virginia 10 Miler course! Not up to running the full 10 miles? Been celebrating a bit too much this holiday season? Need to get that last minute shopping done? No worries! Just come out and run as much as you care to that day! As always, we will have our yearly shirt swap which allows folks to clean out their…

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January 2019

Lynchburg Road Runners New Years Day Fun Run

January 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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Free

Come join us on New Year's Day for our annual Fun Run! Get the New Year started off on the right foot with a jaunt along Rivermont Avenue with your friends! We will run toward downtown to Church Street and Monument Terrace where we will climb the steps to Court Street and then return to Riverside Park. At the top of Monument Terrace do the pushup challenge of 19 pushups to ring in 2019! Goodies to share is appreciated! A…

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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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May 2019

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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June 2019

28th Annual Lynchburg Road Runnes Summer Track Series

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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$1.00

"Fun for Everyone" at the Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series. You don't have to be a Lynchburg Road Runners member to participate. A variety of running events are offered each Tuesday in June at Lynchburg College's outdoor track (1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501).  All ages and all abilities are invited. With the exception of the 1 mile and 2 mile events, all races are in meters. Cost for participants is just a dollar. This is a family friendly event…

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Kindness Classic 5k

June 8 @ 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. This is the 3rd race of the Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series and benefits HumanKind.

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28th Annual Lynchburg Road Runnes Summer Track Series

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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$1.00

"Fun for Everyone" at the Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series. You don't have to be a Lynchburg Road Runners member to participate. A variety of running events are offered each Tuesday in June at Lynchburg College's outdoor track (1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501).  All ages and all abilities are invited. With the exception of the 1 mile and 2 mile events, all races are in meters. Cost for participants is just a dollar. This is a family friendly event…

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28th Annual Lynchburg Road Runnes Summer Track Series

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
+ Google Map
$1.00

"Fun for Everyone" at the Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series. You don't have to be a Lynchburg Road Runners member to participate. A variety of running events are offered each Tuesday in June at Lynchburg College's outdoor track (1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501).  All ages and all abilities are invited. With the exception of the 1 mile and 2 mile events, all races are in meters. Cost for participants is just a dollar. This is a family friendly event…

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28th Annual Lynchburg Road Runnes Summer Track Series

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
+ Google Map
$1.00

"Fun for Everyone" at the Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series. You don't have to be a Lynchburg Road Runners member to participate. A variety of running events are offered each Tuesday in June at Lynchburg College's outdoor track (1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501).  All ages and all abilities are invited. With the exception of the 1 mile and 2 mile events, all races are in meters. Cost for participants is just a dollar. This is a family friendly event…

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July 2019

17th 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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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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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.

Find out more »

October 2019

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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