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March 2020

6th Annual King of the Mountain Trail Hill Climb

March 7 @ 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 the High Bridge (Rice, VA)

March 14 @ 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 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
DPO Grille, 10 9th Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Feeling lucky? Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this festive 5k that benefits Holy Cross Academy. Leprechauns, runners and walkers are welcome!

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St. Patrick’s Day Pub Run

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fifth & Federal Station, 801 Fifth Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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*EVENT CANCELLED*Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we believe the safest course of action is to cancel the St. Patrick's Day Pub Run. We will plan to reschedule this event as a Cinco de Mayo Pub Run set for Tuesday May 5th. Thank you for your support & understanding.**********************************************************************************Celebrate St. Paddy's day with a fun pub run from Fifth & Federal, Dress to impress. New Balance will be judging those with the most creative, holiday spirit for door prizes. Our 4…

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April 2020

VIRTUAL Run 4 Their Lives Lynchburg

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Liberty University, 1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515 United States
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On April 11, 2020, Freedom 4/24 will still be hosting the Run 4 Their Lives Lynchburg 5k; however, we have moved this event to a virtual setting due to the COVID-19 guidelines recommended by the CDC for large gatherings.Our mission has not changed and we are still here to bring freedom and justice to victims and survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking. If you're able, we want you to join us!Run, walk, or even hop on your treadmill to Run…

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United Way 5k on the Runway (CANCELLED)

April 18 @ 8:30 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 is postponed until Saturday, April 10, 2021. In light of the latest COVID-19 updates, and mandates from the local and federal government, we are choosing to postpone our inaugural first United Way 5K on the Runway to next year. In these extraordinary times, your safety and the safety of our staff, volunteers, and community is our main concern. Please understand our decision to focus our efforts on the safety and wellbeing of our…

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May 2020

Heart of Virginia Festival 10K & 5k Run (CANCELLED)

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
High Bridge Trail State Park (Farmville, VA), 311 Main Street
Farmville, VA 23901 United States
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As a result of this year's Heart of Virginia Festival being cancelled, the Heart of Virginia 10K & 5K will also be cancelled. We look forward to seeing you next year and apologize for any inconvenience. Those that have already registered will be receiving a refund of their entry fee.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…

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Virtual Armed Forces Day 5k Run/Walk

May 15 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 11:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Support our Armed Forces and the National D-Day Memorial by participating in a patriotic themed 5K Run/Walk. On May 16, 2020, the National D-Day Memorial will still be hosting the Armed Forces Day 5K; however, we have moved this event to a virtual race due to guidelines regarding large gatherings by the CDC.So, What Is A Virtual Race?For years, many races have offered a virtual runner option that allowed runners to participate no matter where they lived and to still…

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Bishop Virtual 5K Race Against Hunger

May 17 @ 12:00 am - May 23 @ 11:00 pm
VA United States
$25

Your participation in the Bishop Virtual 5K Race Against Hunger support the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. During this unprecedented time in the modern world, people all across the country are struggling to make ends meet and put food on the table. Food banks do an amazing job at supporting their communities and feeding the less fortunate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, food banks are struggling more than ever!You are invited to participate in a virtual 5K. Participants choose a…

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Memorial Day 10K & 2 Mile Walk (Virtual)

May 23 @ 12:00 am - June 7 @ 11:00 pm
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. 

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Summer Strava Segment Series presented by Lynchburg Road Runners

May 29 @ 12:00 am - June 6 @ 11:59 am
VA United States

Races may be cancelled right now, but Running is not. More people are running now more than ever and we want to help fill the void of cancelled races through the Lynchburg Road Runners Strava Segment Series. What is it? Participants will be challenged to complete a different strava segment in the Lynchburg and Forest area each week. The new segment will be announced Friday morning and participants will have until the following Thursday to complete. Are there Prizes? Yes!!…

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June 2020

National Trails Day 5k Run & Walk (CANCELED)

June 6 @ 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 (Canceled)

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
HumanKind Campus, 150 Linden Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
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Due to the COVID pandemic. This event has been cancelled for 2020.

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Virtual 5K Run/Walk for Brady Shorey

June 14 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Virtual Event VA United States

Brady Shorey has been diagnosed with Renal Medullary Carcinoma which is in stage 4 and aggressive. We want to support him and his family in this time so why not do something that Brady loves, GET HEALTHY. This 5K run/walk will be held VIRTUALLY. What does that mean? It means signing up, getting your t-shirt and race bib for everyone you know and walking/running at the same time in your neighborhood, or at a trail.

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July 2020

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum Seize the Day Virtual 5K

July 3 @ 12:00 am - July 5 @ 11:59 pm
VA United States

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library (WWPL) is proud to announce its first ever “Seize the Day Virtual 5k” on July 4th weekend. Individuals and families can run or walk- from any location at any time during the 4th of July Weekend (Friday, July 3– Sunday, July 5). All proceeds will go to the WWPL’s education fund which supports the ongoing online program series that has been available to the public since March.

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2nd Annual Beast Lake 5k & Obstacle Course Race

July 4 @ 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 2nd Annual Beastlake 5K and Obstacle Course races on Saturday July 4th. 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…

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18th 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!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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August 2020

Blossom to Bottle 5k & 3k

August 29 @ 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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September 2020

END OF SUMMER SIDEWALK SALE!

September 3 @ 11:00 am - September 5 @ 6:00 pm
Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States

Riverside Runners Annual Sidewalk Sale is Thursday Sept. 3 thru Saturday September 5th! Save up to 50% on previous season styles. Select sandals up to 50% off too! Look for savings on apparel and accessories store-wide. Sidewalk Sale pricing applies to in-stock, in-store product, while supplies last.

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13th Annual Point of Honor 5K (CANCELED)

September 5 @ 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. Traditionally, this event has been run the 1st Saturday in April (Organ Donation Month) the past 12 years. This year's event has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 5th due to the Corona Virus crisis. It remains a 2020 Lynchburg Road Runners Race Series event. This year 50% of the proceeds will support LifeNet Health and 50% of proceeds will be donated to help the Boyers Family. Both walkers…

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