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    Avid runners will find plenty of events coming up this year in Virginia.

    It's finding space on the calendar to fit them all in that's the problem.

     

    "Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up." Dean Karnazes, Ultramarathon Man

     

March

Roanoke - Mar. 1 - Race 13.1 - Race 13.1 Roanoke, VA will make its debut in 2015. The race starts and finishes in beautiful ...

Chester - Mar. 7 - Chester Kiwanis 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk and Chester Community Health Expo - The 3rd Annual Kiwanis Chester 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk begins & finishes at the Chester Library. Visit ...

newport news - Mar. 13 - 15 - One City Marathon - Take a tour of Newport News… marathon style! On March 15, 2015, the running of the Inaugural ...

Abingdon - Mar. 13 - Shamrock 4miler - Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a 4-mile race through downtown Abingdon. Stay after the race for ...

Louisa - Mar. 14 - Gator Aid 5K and Fun Run - The Louisa Gators Swim Team and LCPRT will be sponsoring the 3rd Annual GatorAid 5K and Fun Run on ...

Harrisonburg - Mar. 14 - Shamrock 5K Trail Run - The Shamrock 5K Trail Run is a beginner 5K run that takes place at Hillandale Park. This event will ...

Martinsville - Mar. 21 - Martinsville Half Marathon, 5K & Relay - The Martinsville YMCA is sponsoring a half marathon, 5K and three person relay. You're invited to ...

Pembroke - Mar. 28 - Hell Climb 10K - The Hell Climb 10K+ is a 6.5-mile hillclimb from the base of Mountain Lake in Giles County, ...

April

Arrington - Apr. 11 - Piney River Mini Triathlon - Piney River Mini Triathlon at Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail Rose Mill Trailhead. Registration ...

Ferrum - Apr. 11 - Put Cuffs on Cancer "Chalk It Up" 5K - The third annual Put the Cuffs on Cancer 5K will be at noon, Saturday, April 11 at Ferrum College. ...

Brambleton - Apr. 18 - Ribbon Run/Walk - This event will bring together runners and walkers from the Brambleton community and the rest of ...

Roanoke - Apr. 18, 16, 15, 21 - Blue Ridge Marathon - Local runners continue to craft one of the most challenging marathon in the US. What began with ...

Rocky Mount - Apr. 18 - Chug for the Jug 5K Race & Health Walk - Join us at the Rocky Mount Farmer's Market for a 5K Race, Health Walk and Kids Fun Run. Awards will ...

Charlottesville - Apr. 18 - Run for Autism 5K - Autism is the fastest growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. and now affects 1 in 68 ...

Roanoke - Apr. 24 - Moonlight Bootlegger 5k - Transition back to the 1920’s Prohibition Era rum running and race a timed 5k through the ...

Charlottesville - Apr. 25 - Montalto Challenge, an Uphill Race at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello - The demanding, all-uphill course offers thrilling views of Monticello, Charlottesville, and the ...

May

Charlottesville - May 1 - 2 - Colonial 200 Relay - Traversing through the heart of Virginia’s beautiful wine country and ending in historic ...

Culpeper - May 2 - Wicked Bottom 5K & 1/2 mile Cross Country Fun Run - The Wicked Bottom Run is Culpeper County Parks and Recreation's annual CROSS COUNTRY 5K. The run ...

Bedford - May 16 - Armed Forces Day - We Honor Veterans 5K - The National D-Day Memorial and Centra-Bedford Hospice Care will sponsor a 5K as a fundraiser for ...

Gloucester - May 16 - Glow for Good 5k - An after-dark, family friendly 5K. This is a family event and runners, walkers, and spectators are ...

Rocky Mount - May 16 - Pigg River Rumble 5k - Get your running shoes ready for the Pigg River Rumble 5k Trail Run at Waid Park Saturday, May 16, ...

Fredericksburg - May 17 - Marine Corps Historic Half - The Historic Half is perfectly situated halfway between the capital of the Commonwealth in Richmond ...

June

Burkes Garden - Jun. 13 - The Varmint Half Marathon & 5K Run - Burkes Garden is the location of a scenic half-marathon called "The Varmint." The race is named ...

Pembroke - Jun. 20 - Eastern Divide Ultra & 8-Miler - Point-to-Point race from the Cascades to Mountain Lake. King and Queen of the Mountain cash prize ...

Rocky Mount - Jun. 20 - Great Country 5 Miler - Lace up your running shoes for the 2nd Annual Great Country 5 Miler at Waid Park, Saturday June 20 ...

Covington - Jun. 27 - JRST Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and 1 mile Family Fun Run - The Jackson River Scenic Trail follows its namesake river, winding its way between Clearwater Park ...

July

Martinsville - Jul. 10 - Martinsville Mustangs 5K presented by the YMCA - The Martinsville-Henry County family YMCA and the Martinsville Mustangs are excited to present the ...

Richmond - Jul. 11 - Glow Run RVA - See the beauty of Maymont in a whole new light, or glow, during this non-timed three-mile run/walk ...

August

Nellysford - Aug. 8 - BE BOLD 4 Miler at Bold Rock Cidery - The BE BOLD 4 Miler at Bold Rock Cidery. 9AM. The BE BOLD 4 Miler at Bold Rock Cidery is our second ...

Axton - Aug. 8 - Helgramite Hustle Mud Run - A cross-country style 5K course with natural and man-made obstacles. Runners will traverse ...

Quantico - Aug. 22 - Quantico Tri - Splash, cycle, and beat feet in the Quantico Tri on Saturday, August 22, 2015! Hosted aboard ...

September

Virginia Beach - Sep. 6 - Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon - Welcome to the Rock 'n' Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon! Race events include our Half Marathon, 2 ...

Martinsville - Sep. 11 - Harvest Moon Run - Activate MHC invites everyone to join the fun on Friday, September 11, for the Harvest Moon Run and ...

Brambleton - Sep. 12 - Kid's Triathlon Brambleton - Kid's Triathlon. Kids will have the opportunity to showcase their athletic abilities with running, ...

Rocky Mount - Sep. 13 - Red Truck Run-A-Muck 5K Obstacle Run - The Franklin County Family YMCA and Red Truck Event Center are teaming up on Sunday, September 13 ...

October

Rocky Mount - Oct. 10 - Johnny CASA 5K & 5 Miler Family Fun Run-Walk - The tenth annual Johnny CASA 5K & 5 Miler Family Fun Run-Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 10 at ...

Arlington - Oct. 25 - Marine Corps Marathon - Nicknamed "The People's Marathon" and "Marathon of Monuments", the Marine Corps Marathon has ...

November

Lexington - Nov. 14 - Lexington / Buena Vista 10K - Come participate in the OLDEST ROAD RACE IN VIRGINIA!! The 51st Annual Lexington/Buena Vista 10K ...

Rocky Mount - Nov. 21 - 22 - Crooked Road 24 Hour Ultra - The Crooked Road Running Club presents the 5th annual Crooked Road 24 Hour Ultra at Waid Park ...

Roanoke - Nov. 21 - Star City Half Marathon - Now an annual autumn running tradition in this southwestern Virginia city, Roanoke's Star City Half ...

Roanoke - Nov. 26 - Drumstick Dash - The DASH is sure to get you into a thankful spirit as you and your family join us in feeding the ...

Irvington - Nov. 26 - Irvington Turkey Trot-2 Mile & 5 Mile Run - Scenic 2 mile & 5 mile walk/run loop through historic Irvington and surrounding areas. 100 Yard Tot ...

Last Updated: 12/18/2014 2:23 PM
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