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February 2019

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

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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2nd Annual Color Run for ACA

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Falling River Country Club, 2140 Country Club Road
Appomattox, VA 24522 United States
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Join us for the 2nd Annual Color Run for ACA (Appomattox Christian Academy) hosted by Falling River Country Club. This is an "All Ages" 5K Run/Walk event with a Kids' One Mile. Participants are encouraged to wear white and get tie-dyed with "pops" of color throughout this festive course! Proceeds support the Appomattox Christian Academy Well Fund as well as the Appomattox County Pet Center.

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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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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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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

National Trails Day 5k Run & Walk

June 1 @ 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 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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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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Inaugural Beast Lake 5k & Obstacle Course Race

July 6 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Eastlake Community Church, 1201 Timberwood Drive
Moneta, VA 24121 United States
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Eastlake Community Church invites you to participate in the inaugural Beastlake 5K and Obstacle Course races on Saturday July 6. This is a community event open to all people, of all fitness levels, from the novice to the hardcore athlete. Choose from one of three four events that best suits your fitness level and interests. Looking for the ultimate challenge race day? Register for the 5K Run and 1.5 Mile obstacle course combo! This event raises fund for the Smith…

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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.

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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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