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November 2020

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

November 26, 2020 @ 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 2020

“RUNNING FORM” Seminar with Dr. Owen Anderson (POSTPONED)

December 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VA United States

The Virtual Running Form Clinic with Dr. Owen Anderson has been postponed until January due to an illness in Dr. Owen's family. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to announcing a new date for January 2021. Thank you for supporting running in Lynchburg.  We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season. Lynchburg Road Runners ************************************************************* It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that the Lynchburg Road Runners and Riverside Runners have arranged for Dr.…

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Peaks of Otter Christmas Classic 5k

December 5, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Bedford Baptist Church, 1516 Oakwood St.
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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The Peaks of Otter Christmas Classic 5k is celebrating 41 years! Join runners and walkers of all ages and abilities for this central Virginia holiday tradition. Children are also invited to participate in the "Peaks Junior" 1 Mile and 1/4 Mile fun run. Proceeds support the Bedford Area YMCA. This event is known for its friendly faces, caroling volunteers, and fun post-race celebration. The Town of Bedford Christmas Parade is traditionally held just after the event.Events include; 5K run/walk, Peaks…

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Reindeer Run 2 Miler Trail Run

December 5, 2020 @ 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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Deck the Heels 5K Night Run (Virtual)

December 12, 2020 @ 12:01 am - 11:59 pm
Claire Parker Foundation HQ, 1019 9th Street
Alta Vista, VA 24517 United States

The Deck the Heels 5K is now a virtual event due to Governor Northam's most recent order allowing gatherings of no more than 25 persons. We apologize for any inconvenience and disappointment this may cause and sincerely appreciate your continued support. Our hope is that you will continue to participate this year as a virtual runner or walker. If you had already registered for the "in person" event, your entry has been transferred to our virtual event. Held the second…

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January 2021

11th Annual Resolution Run: Run for Justice and Great Futures (VIRTUAL)

January 16 @ 12:00 am - January 18 @ 11:30 pm
Anywhere, USA, Anywhere
Anywhere, VA United States
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A virtual 2 Mile Run/Walk supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg. 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. There are a couple of changes to the run this year though. The run will be a virtual or “Run anywhere” event to keep the participants and the community the Boys & Girls Club serves safe.…

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February 2021

“RUNNING FORM” Seminar with Dr. Owen Anderson

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VA United States

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that the Lynchburg Road Runners and Riverside Runners have arranged for Dr. Owen Anderson (Coach & Author) to provide a one hour seminar on ‘running form’ to club members, Tuesday February 2nd at 7:00 pm EST via Zoom. This is a private event for Lynchburg Road Runner Club Members and FREE to current Club members. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions at the conclusion of his presentation. We hope that you will…

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March 2021

Your Faster 5K the Wildcat Way – Zoominar with Coach Purrington

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event VA United States

What can you do to improve your 5K time? Riverside Runners and the Lynchburg Road Runners Club are pleased to offer an evening with Randolph College Cross Country / Track & Field Head Coach Ryan Purrington. Coach Purrington will share how to improve YOUR 5K this Spring! Randolph College runners have earned a reputation of consistent improvement and exceeding their expectations as student athletes by training the WILDCAT WAY. Learn the principles that Coach Purrington applies to his 5K training…

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7th Annual King of the Mountain Trail Hill Climb

March 6 @ 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 Outdoor Recreation. 

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Run Injury Free – What you need to know

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VA United States

FREE FOR LYNCHBURG ROAD RUNNERS CLUB MEMBERS. Are you new to running? Or a seasoned runner training for your next event? Running for exercise is a great way to maintain your overall health and wellness, but it can also be a source for injury. This Zoominar is meant for runners at all levels and will Jacqui Gooden, PT, DPT of Rehab Associates of Central Virginia, will present information regarding the most common running injuries, tips for how to avoid them…

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April 2021

Run 4 Their Lives VIRTUAL 24 Mile Challenge

April 1 @ 9:00 am - April 24 @ 9:00 am
Anywhere, USA, Anywhere
Anywhere, VA 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. NEW for 2021...Join our 24 Mile challenge. Run 4 Their Lives Races are Freedom 4/24 events that aim to raise awareness of sexual exploitation and human trafficking across the country. Become a fundraiser! Click the Fundraiser tab to set up a personalized R4TL web page - raise $50 and you run free! Ask your friends and family…

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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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