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August 2021

Appomattox Firetruck 5k and 1 Mile Walk

August 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bible Baptist Church, 297 Bible Baptist Road
Appomattox, 24522 United States

Show your support for the Appomattox Volunteer Fire Department by participating in the Appomattox Firetruck 5k & 1 Mile Walk! This will be a great community and family event. The proceeds from this race will help the AVFD purchase a new fire engine, replacing Fire Engine #1, after 30 years of service.

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September 2021

47th Virginia 10 Miler

September 25, 2021 @ 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 Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler will celebrate its 47th year on September 24-25, 2021. Join more than 4,000 runners on a historic course that has hosted participants from around the globe. The 10 mile run, 4 and more mile run/walk, and Amazing Mile Children's Run invite men, women, and children of all ages and abilities to participate. The festivities begin Thursday night with packet pick-up, and continue Friday with the Amazing Mile Children’s Run, and a fun,…

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October 2021

8th Annual High Bridge Half Marathon & 5k

October 2, 2021 @ 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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Deep Hollow Trail Half Marathon & 5k Trail Race

October 9, 2021 @ 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 year's Half Marathon begins at 8:00 A.M.. The Deep Hollow 5k is scheduled for the same day with a start time of 8:15 A.M..  This event is part of the Liberty University Trail Race Series. LMTS Information

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall 5k

October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sweet Briar College, 134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595 United States
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The Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall 5k, presented by Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Amherst County, will take place on the beautiful campus of Sweet Briar College. Enjoy the picturesque scenery of the infamous "Dairy Loop" as well as the surrounding of Sweet Briar College. Proceeds from this event support Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Amherst County, Inc (NHN) where our primary focus is to assist individuals in overcoming food insecurity by providing nutritious meals through food kitchens and selective shopping Food Warehouse.…

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Annual I Am Woman 5K Run & Walk

October 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Alan B. Pearson Regional Cancer Center, 1701 Thomson Drive
Lynchbug, VA 24501 United States
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The Children's Miracle Network is proud to present the annual I AM WOMAN 5k. This year's event offers an "in person" and "virtual" option for participation. This is Lynchburg's only ALL FEMALE road race. MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY PARTICIPATING The I Am Woman 5K 2021 race is working with the Centra Foundation and the Children’s Miracle Network to raise funds for the parents and children in our community. This ensures we can partner with our families and help them to…

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Jamborun Sunset 5K Run/Walk

October 30, 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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 Jamborun 5k, Saturday evening, October 31st. This is a community event open to all people, of all fitness levels, from the novice to the seasoned athlete. The event concludes the EastLake Community Church Fall Jamboree. Come early and bring the whole family to experience a petting zoo, laser tag, bluegrass music, free food, a chili cook off and an adventure trail for the kids. Then enjoy a sunset race…

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November 2021

CASA Superhero Run 2021

November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Percival’s Island – Blackwater Creek Natural Area, 1200 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Become a SUPER HERO and participate to support CASA of Central Virginia. This event has become a Fall tradition for many. Superhero costumes for both the 5k run & walk and children's 1 mile events are encouraged. All races and festival are located at Percival's Island and courses are on the Blackwater Creek Bikeway.

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Mike Donahue Valley View 5 Mile Trail Race

November 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Camp Hydaway (Liberty University), 936 Camp Hydaway Road
Lychburg, VA 24501 United States
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Challenge yourself on the trails of Liberty Mountain during the annual Fall event honoring Maj. Mike Donahue. This event is open to the public, part of the Liberty Mountain Trail Series, and a kick-off event to Military Appreciation Week at Liberty University.

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A Virtual Evening with Olympian Des Linden

November 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VA United States

Riverside Runners and Brooks are excited to invite you to a virtual evening with Olympian and 2018 Boston Marathon Champion Des Linden. The event kicks off the 21st anniversary of Riverside Runners serving the Lynchburg community. Be inspired by one of America's most accomplished distance runners. Des will have just competed at this year's Boston and NYC Marathons.  The event is FREE and available to registered guests. To participate, please register. The evening of the virtual presentation a link will be made…

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

November 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sweet Briar College, 134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595 United States
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Girls on the Run of Central Virginia participants, coaches, family members, and running buddies will celebrate the conclusion of their Fall 2021 season on the beautiful campus of Sweet Briar College. 

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Lynchburg Turkey Trot for Humankind – 5k Run & Walk

November 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
E.C. Glass High School, 2111 Memorial Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24502 United States
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Start Thanksgiving Day off on the right foot at the Lynchburg Turkey Trot for HumanKind. Before the big games, the big meal, the parades and the pies, why not get in a little exercise with a few thousand neighbors? It’s an event the whole family will enjoy! If you’ve never been before, we encourage you to join us this Thanksgiving and make it a family tradition! You’ll also be giving “thanks” by helping individuals and families throughout our community! Proceeds…

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

November 26, 2021 @ 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 2021

Peaks of Otter Christmas Classic 5k

December 4, 2021 @ 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,…

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Reindeer Run 2 Miler Trail Run

December 4, 2021 @ 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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Farmville Jingle Bell Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

December 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am
First Avenue Field, 407 First Avenue
Farmville, VA 23901 United States

Celebrate the holidays and fitness with your friends at the Annual Farmville Jingle Bell 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Your entry includes a fast, flat course in the neighborhood surrounding First Avenue Field, awards to our category winners, a race t-shirt, and post-race treats to eat. This event is presented by the Town of Farmville Parks & Recreation Department. The traditional start / finish line for this event is at First Avenue Field.

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Deck the Heels 5K Night Run

December 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Booker Building – AltaVista, VA, 400 Broad Street
Alta Vista, VA 24517 United States

Held the second Saturday of December each year, The Deck the Heels 5k is not only a fun race, but, it is also a huge holiday extravaganza with Santa and Mrs. Clause, food, hot chocolate, music, and more! And of course there’s medals for those who complete the race. The race begins and ends at the Claire Parker Foundation headquarters at 1019 9th Street Altavista, VA. All proceeds go to filling care boxes and toy boxes. Glow-in-the-Dark accessories will be…

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February 2022

Annual Arctic 5k Trail Race

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Camp Hydaway (Liberty University), 936 Camp Hydaway Road
Lychburg, VA 24501 United States
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$20

Presented by Liberty University Outdoor Recreation, this 5k kicks off the Spring Liberty Mountain Trail Series. One of the toughest, off-road, 5K courses in Lynchburg. Come for the fun, challenge, and beauty of Liberty Mountain.  Every 5k is easier after this one!

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1st Annual Big Game 5K (formally the Resolution Run)

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Percival’s Island, 1600 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States

A 5K 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.. There are a couple of changes to this year's run/walk. Our new venue and course will use the Percival's Island Natural Area and Blackwater Creek Bikeway. Our new race distance is a 5K (3.1 miles)! We have a new theme...the Big Game 5K! Wear your favorite team jersey or…

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Sports Injury Assessment with RACV

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24503 United States
Free

Free sports injury assessments from the experts at Rehabilitation Associates of Central Virginia at Riverside Runners. Do you have questions about discomfort while running (lower leg pain, knee pain, foot pain)? A certified physical therapist will be available to evaluate and assess concerns runners may have about injuries, aches and pains. No appointment necessary

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