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April 2021

13th Annual Point of Honor 5K (2021)

April 3 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Amazement Square Children’s Museum, 27 9th Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Enjoy running in downtown Lynchburg and experience the beautiful Blackwater Creek bikeway. April is Organ Donation Month. Proceeds from the 2021 event support LifeNet Health. Both walkers and runners are welcome.

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United Way 5k on the Runway

April 10 @ 8:00 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 participants 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. Come out, join the fun, support United Way of Central Virginia and see Lynchburg Regional Airport in a whole new way! There is a 250 person limit to this event.

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Medical Mountains 5K Run/Walk

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Linkhorne MS Trail Extension – Blackwater Creek Bikeway, 2525 Linkhorne Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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The Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Student Advocates Association is pleased to present the Medical Mountains 5K. Proceeds of this race will benefit students who are currently attending medical school and experiencing extreme medical hardships. Most families have very limited financial resources during medical school. When someone in their family has a medical emergency it quickly becomes a financial burden. Some examples of what families and students have gone through include a daughter who has relapsed in her cancer…

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Blossom to Bottle 5k & 3k

April 17 @ 5:30 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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Virtual – UVA Donor Dash 4 Mile Run/Walk & Transplant Trek 1 Mile Fun Run

April 23 @ 12:00 am - April 26 @ 11:30 pm
Anywhere, USA, Anywhere
Anywhere, VA United States

The Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center at the University of Virginia is organizing their inaugural “Donor Dash” Friday April 23-Monday April 26, 2021. While future Donor Dashes are planned to be in-person events, this year we are planning a virtual event in recognition of the uncertainty of the current public health crisis and the impact it could have on everyone involved, especially our organ transplant recipient family. Our Virtual 4 mile walk/run and a 1 mile “Transplant Trek” fun walk…

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Run 4 Their Lives Lynchburg

April 24 @ 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!  

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SPRING SIDEWALK SALE

April 29 @ 10:00 am - May 1 @ 6:00 pm
Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States

Riverside Runners Annual Sidewalk Sale is Thursday Apr. 29, thru Saturday May 1st! Save up to 50% on previous season styles. Sidewalk Sale pricing applies to in-stock, in-store product, while supplies last, all sales are final.

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May 2021

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Celebration 5k (Spring)

May 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sweet Briar College, 134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595 United States
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It’s Girls on the Run 5K time!! Because of the loosening of Covid restrictions for outdoor events, we are excited to announce an in-person Celebration 5K!! Modifications will be in place to conform to all state and CDC guidelines, which may include mask wearing and social distancing. We are thrilled to have 12 teams in our region this spring, and we look forward to gathering with them to celebrate their accomplishments this season!

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Fun Run With Under Armour / Athletic Brewing

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States

Join Riverside Runners, Under Armour and Athletic Brewing for a fun run! Open to all abilities and paces, Course is up to 4 miles (out & back). Demo the UA Flow Velocity running shoes and sample the non-alcohol, beer made by Athletic Brewing. Participate in the fun run and you have a chance for some great door prizes!!!

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Virtual Armed Forces Day 5k Run/Walk

May 14 @ 8:00 am - May 16 @ 11:00 pm
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Show your support for our Armed Forces and the National D-Day Memorial by participating in a patriotic themed Virtual 5K Run/Walk. Our annual event is typically held Armed Forces Day weekend on the campus of the National D-Day Memorial. Due to continued COVID restrictions and concern for the health of our staff, volunteers, and visitors this year's event will be virtual. By participating virtually, you can choose your own 5K course and complete the distance when it is convenient for…

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Memorial Day 10K & 2 Mile Walk

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
DPO Grille, 10 9th Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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For the past 5 years, Lynchburg Road Runners Club and Type 1 Diabetes Experience (T1DE) have hosted this race to provide support for local families living with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. It has become a great community and family event. The proceeds from this race have helped with education on diabetes management, nutrition education and cooking demos, community support groups and even camps for children with Type 1 Diabetes. The Memorial Day 10K is the 2nd race in…

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June 2021

29th Annual Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

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

After missing last year, The Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series is back in 2021 for the 29th year. The first four Tuesday evenings in June at 6:30 pm at the University of Lynchburg Track.  Races for all ages, all abilities, in distances of 100 to 5,000 meters. WHO: All are invited. Ages 1 to 101! All abilities welcome, 4 minute through 15 minute milers, fast or slow sprinters.   WHAT:  Track Races as shown below. With exception of 1…

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National Trails Day 5k Run & Walk

June 5 @ 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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29th Annual Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

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

After missing last year, The Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series is back in 2021 for the 29th year. The first four Tuesday evenings in June at 6:30 pm at the University of Lynchburg Track.  Races for all ages, all abilities, in distances of 100 to 5,000 meters. WHO: All are invited. Ages 1 to 101! All abilities welcome, 4 minute through 15 minute milers, fast or slow sprinters.   WHAT:  Track Races as shown below. With exception of 1…

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29th Annual Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

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

After missing last year, The Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series is back in 2021 for the 29th year. The first four Tuesday evenings in June at 6:30 pm at the University of Lynchburg Track.  Races for all ages, all abilities, in distances of 100 to 5,000 meters. WHO: All are invited. Ages 1 to 101! All abilities welcome, 4 minute through 15 minute milers, fast or slow sprinters.   WHAT:  Track Races as shown below. With exception of 1…

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Kindness Classic 5k

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
HumanKind Campus, 150 Linden Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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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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29th Annual Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

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

After missing last year, The Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series is back in 2021 for the 29th year. The first four Tuesday evenings in June at 6:30 pm at the University of Lynchburg Track.  Races for all ages, all abilities, in distances of 100 to 5,000 meters. WHO: All are invited. Ages 1 to 101! All abilities welcome, 4 minute through 15 minute milers, fast or slow sprinters.   WHAT:  Track Races as shown below. With exception of 1…

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29th Annual Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

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

After missing last year, The Lynchburg Road Runners Summer Track Series is back in 2021 for the 29th year. The first four Tuesday evenings in June at 6:30 pm at the University of Lynchburg Track.  Races for all ages, all abilities, in distances of 100 to 5,000 meters. WHO: All are invited. Ages 1 to 101! All abilities welcome, 4 minute through 15 minute milers, fast or slow sprinters.   WHAT:  Track Races as shown below. With exception of 1…

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July 2021

3rd Annual Beast Lake 5k & Obstacle Course Race

July 3 @ 7:30 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 3rd Annual Beastlake 5K and Obstacle Course races on Saturday July 3. 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 events that best suits your fitness and skill level. This event raises fund for Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy.

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19th Annual Percival’s Island Firecracker 5-Miler

July 3 @ 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! 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 miles is considered by many the perfect distance.

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