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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

     

January

Roseland - Jan. 3 - New Moon Night Trail Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company - New Moon Night Trail Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company. 7PM. Bring in the New Year with our ...

February

Afton - Feb. 14 - Wine Lovers 5K at Cardinal Point Winery - Wine Lover’s 5K at Cardinal Point Vineyard and Winery. What do wine and running have in ...

Roseland - Feb. 21 - Mardi Gras Madness Fun Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company - Mardi Gras Madness Fun Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company. 2PM. Break out the beads and ...

March

Abingdon - Mar. 13 - Shamrock 4miler - Fantastic St. Patty's Day race in downtown Abingdon. Stay after the race for beer and food and ...

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 ...

Roseland - Mar. 21 - St. Paddy's Pot O' Gold Trail Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company - St. Paddys Pot O Gold Trail Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company. 2PM. Wear your best shades of ...

April

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

Roanoke - Apr. 19, 17, 16 - Blue Ridge Marathon - Do you have what it takes to conquer America's Toughest Road Marathon™?Local runners have ...

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

May

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 ...

Roseland - May 9 - Steeplechase Trail Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company - Steeplechase Trail Fun Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company. 3PM. We’re adding some ...

June

Burkes Garden - Jun. 13 - The Varmint Half Marathon & 5K Run - Come to the 22nd annual half marathon and 5K that runs through beautiful Burkes Garden, VA. Begin ...

Roseland - Jun. 20 - Blue Ridge Medical Center Pledge Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company - Blue Ridge Medical Center Pledge Run at Devils Backbone Brewing Company. 10AM.Bring in the summer ...

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 ...

August

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

September

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

October

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

November

Altavista - Nov. 27 - Altavista On Track Giblet Jog 5K - It's almost time for Altavista On Track's Annual Giblet Jog 5k to be held Thanksgiving Day, ...

Roanoke - Nov. 27 - 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. 27 - 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 ...

Martinsville - Nov. 27 - Turkey Day 5K and Family Fun Run - Registration for the Turkey Day 5K event includes holiday swag, post race snacks, on-course aid ...

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

December

Midlothian - Dec. 13 - CarMax Tacky Light Run - RVA holds the bragging rights for tacky holiday lights, a festive craze that has made our city a ...

Ashburn - Dec. 31 - Ringing in Hope NYE Charity Run/Walk - Ringing in Hope NYE Charity Run/Walk: Join your friends and neighbors for a great cause at the ...

Last Updated: 8/5/2014 10:23 AM
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