Join us in the 2018 RunAbout Race Series!

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Good, healthy fun for the whole family!

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*** 2018 Blacksburg Classic Results ***

Overall Results  |  5k Age Group Results  |  10 Miler Age Group Results


Join us for the 2018 RunAbout Mileage Challenge!

Run or walk 1000+ or 2018+ miles in 2018 and earn an award from RunAbout! There’s no cost to participate, just remember to update your mileage here! A few FAQs to note about the RunAbout Mileage Challenge:

  • Wondering how you’re doing? Check in periodically to track your progress here!
  • You can still join now and retroactively submit miles even if you’ve already missed recording a month.
  • Don’t worry if you don’t see your name right away! The mileage totals will be updated roughly every two weeks.
  • The red rows in the mileage chart give an indication of how many miles, based upon the length of the each respective month, you should run or walk to stay on track for your particular challenge.
Wednesdays, 2018 | Fun Run Pub Runs – RunAbout Sports Pub Runs will take place every Wednesday all year at 6pm. Earn the 100 Mile shirt and fame with your picture on our wall when you accumulate 100 miles.  200 miles earns the 200 mile glass! Once in awhile, we also have Wednesday Hills where you earn .50 miles for every hill you do, as well as periodic scavenger hunts for prizes. There is no cost so come join the fun! Blacksburg, VA


March 17 | Shamrock 4-Miler and Lucky Little Leprechaun – Race #2 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Free Lucky Little Leprechaun 1k kids fun with medal for finishers Blacksburg, VA | ONLINE REGISTRATION | REGISTRATION FORM


March 18 | Historic Smithfield 5k Frontier Run – Blacksburg, VA | REGISTRATION

April 10 – May 29 | Spring Healthy Kids Run – Every Tuesday from 6-7pm at Blacksburg High School. FREE – kids learn running drills, do a mini workout, and play games. 25-50 kids on average. Blacksburg, VA

April 16 | Virginia Tech 3.2-Mile Run for Remembrance – Blacksburg, VA

April 21 | 11th Annual Bob Duncan Memorial 5k – The 5K is held in memory of the late Dr Bob Duncan, a much-beloved pathology professor at Virginia Tech who passed away in May of 2007. All race proceeds go directly to the Bob Duncan Memorial Diagnostic Veterinary Pathology Scholarship, which is awarded to a veterinary student interested in pathology. Blacksburg, VA

April 28 | Highlander Half Marathon and 8k – Radford, VA

May 5 | Gateway 50k and 25k – Blacksburg, VA | INFORMATION | REGISTRATION


May 13 | 4th Annual Huckleberry Jam 7-Miler – Race #3 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Blacksburg + Christiansburg, VA | REGISTRATION


June 4 – End of July | Youth Track League – One practice and one meet per week at the Blacksburg High School track. Cost is $60.00 – scholarships are available. 95-120 kids take part each summer. Blacksburg, VA


June 16 | 10th Annual Downtown Sundown 5k – Race #4 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Blacksburg, VA | REGISTRATION


July 7 | Hell Climb 10k – Race #5 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Giles, VA


August 3 | 37th Annual Draper Mile – Race #6 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Free 300m kids fun with medal for finishers. Blacksburg, VA | REGISTRATION


August 18 | Eye Run 10k / 5k and Kids Run – Race #7 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Pearisburg, VA


September 23 | 6th Annual Hokie Half Marathon and 5k – Race #8 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. NEW IN 2018: Hokie Half Marathon Children’s Challenge! Teachers, parents and other children group leaders can pick up the fun “course map” at RunAbout. Kids have until September 21st to complete 12.5 miles. Forms will be available August 10th. They can follow their progress on their course map that is broken up by 1/4 miles at school, home, etc. The last 976 meters (making it 13.1 miles) will take place at 11:30am at the VT Corporate Research Center and the kids will run the last part of the Hokie Half course and finish where all the runners had earlier. HokieBird medals will be awarded to those completing the challenge. This is a free event for children. Blacksburg, VA | INFORMATION


October 20 | 6th Annual Marcus Ford 5k – Christiansburg, VA


October 20 | Braveheart 5k – Race #9 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Radford, VA


October 27 | Brush Mountain Trail Adventure – Race #10 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Blacksburg, VA | REGISTRATION


December 24 | Frosty 5k – Race #11 of the 2018 RunAbout Race Series. Free 1 mile kids fun with medal for finishers. Blacksburg, VA | REGISTRATION