30th Annual John A. Stephenson Memorial Youth Run

Riverside Park 2238 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA

Join area youth runners of all ages for the 30th Annual Dr. John A. Stephenson Memorial Youth Run presented by the Lynchburg Road Runners. Dr. Stephenson was one of the founding pediatricians of Richeson Drive Pediatrics. Now Lynchburg Pediatrics. He promoted healthy children and being active outside. When he died at a young age a […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall 5k

Sweet Briar College 134 Chapel Road, Sweet Briar, VA

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 […]

LRRC Race Series Awards & Costume Fun Run

Mission House Coffee, 722 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504 722 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA

Join us for a 3 mile fun run followed by an awards ceremony for the 2022 LRRC Race Series. The 3 mile fun run starting from Mission Coffee House (722 Commerce St) going up Monument Terrace followed by a loop through the City Cemetery and returning to the start. Halloween costumes are optional with prizes […]

Annual I Am Woman 5K Run & Walk

Alan B. Pearson Regional Cancer Center 1701 Thomson Drive, Lynchbug, VA

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 […]

CASA Superhero Run 2022

Percival's Island - Blackwater Creek Natural Area 1200 Concord Turnpike, Lynchburg, VA

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.

Mike Donahue Valley View 5 Mile Trail Race

Camp Hydaway (Liberty University) 936 Camp Hydaway Road, Lychburg, VA

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.

Lynchburg Turkey Trot presented by Scott Insurance

E.C. Glass High School 2111 Memorial Ave., Lynchburg, VA

Participate in-person on Thanksgiving Day or continue with a TWIST on tradition from anywhere you choose! Your Lynchburg Turkey Trot – Your Way. We believe that traditions are important – and as we have all learned, so is the ability to adapt and evolve. We are so excited to offer both a classic Thanksgiving Day […]

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

Waynesboro Family YMCA 648 South Wayne Avenue, Waynesboro, VA

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.

Peaks of Otter Christmas Classic 5k

Bedford Baptist Church 1516 Oakwood St., Bedford, VA

The Peaks of Otter Christmas Classic 5k is celebrating 42 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 […]

Reindeer Run 2 Miler Trail Run

Camp Hydaway (Liberty University) 936 Camp Hydaway Road, Lychburg, VA

'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.

Farmville Jingle Bell Run 5K and1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

First Avenue Field 407 First Avenue, Farmville, VA

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 […]

Deck the Heels 5K Night Run

Booker Building - AltaVista, VA 400 Broad Street, Alta Vista, VA

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 […]

Riverside Runners Jingle Bell Fun Run

Riverside Runners 2480 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA

Come share in the holiday fun! With jingle bells on our shoes we'll spread some holiday cheer along Rivermont Avenue. This festive holiday tradition is open to all. Door prize raffle for those that attend. Holiday spirit costumes are welcome. Cookies and hot chocolate served afterward. Run up to 5 miles. All are welcome. No […]

Annual Arctic 5k Trail Race

Camp Hydaway (Liberty University) 936 Camp Hydaway Road, Lychburg, VA

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!


2nd Annual Big Game 5K (formally the Resolution Run)

Percival's Island 1600 Concord Turnpike, Lynchburg, VA

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. Our venue and course will use the Percival's Island Natural Area and Blackwater Creek Bikeway. The race distance is a 5K (3.1 miles)! We […]

Coldest Night of the Year (Miriam’s House)

Miriam's House 409 Magnolia Street, Lynchburg, VA

The Coldest Night of the Year is a super-fun, family-friendly fundraising walk that supports Miriam's House work to end homelessness in Lynchburg. Your participation raises awareness and strengthens our community's support for our homeless neighbors.


Riverside Runners 2480 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA

What goes better with a morning run than donuts & coffee? ALTRA! Join us for a fun run hosted by Riverside Runners and our friends at ALTRA. The new Rivera 3 will be available to demo. Plus, special on Altra running shoes. Our course will be up to 4 miles, out & back from Riverside […]

Sports Injury Assessment w Rehab Associates

Riverside Runners 2480 Rivermont Ave., Lynchburg, VA

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)? Jacqui Gooden, PT, DPT, a licensed physical therapist from RACV Timberlake Clinic, will be available to screen runners and answer any questions they may […]

9th Annual King of the Mountain Trail Hill Climb

SnoFlex 3998 Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg

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! […]

Annual Run the High Bridge (Rice, VA)

High Bridge Trail State Park - Camp Paradise Trail Access (ASPEN HILL RD) RT. 601, Rice, VA

The Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation, Inc.is proud to present to our community the annual Run High Bridge 5k. The event will start at the Camp Paradise entrance of the High Bridge Trail State Park and offers an out and back run across the legendary High Bridge. Proceeds will go to scholarships for Cumberland County […]

St. Paddy’s Day 5k

Water Dog Restuarant 1016 Jefferson Street, Lynchburg

Feeling lucky? Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this festive 5k that benefits Park View Community Mission.  Leprechauns, runners and walkers are welcome!