RunAbout Race Series

Join us for the 2nd Annual RunAbout Race Series as it kicks off at the 30th Blacksburg Classic in February! With an additional race scheduled, the 2015 edition of the RunAbout Race Series is sure to be bigger and better than 2014. Follow the link below to stay up-to-date on points, prizes, and everything in between, and we'll see you at the starting line!

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It's Official! The 2015 Hokie Half Marathon is here!

Mark your calendars and save the date, the 3rd Annual Hokie Half Marathon & 5k will be held September 20th, 2015! We are excited to announce that this year's edition has been selected as an Official Event for the 37th Annual Running Journal Grand Prix, so come join us this fall for what is sure to be a run to remember!

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Fun for the Whole Family

Looking for events the whole family can enjoy and stay fit at the same time? Check out our weekly programs that continue throughout the spring and summer, including Healthy Kids Runs and Youth Track League for children, and the arrival of Fun Run Pub Runs each Wednesday at the new RunAbout! Whatever your age or fitness level, there's a fun and exciting event waiting!

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Check out the August edition of RunAbout’s Newsletter here!


Wednesdays, 2015 | Fun Run Pub Runs – RunAbout Sports Pub Runs have finally arrived! They will take place every Wednesday all year from RunAbout Sports at First & Main (1470 South Main Street, Blacksburg). Runs will begin at 6pm during the Spring, Summer and Fall. After the run, head over to Bull & Bones for food AND drink specials. There are weekly door prizes, visits from shoe companies bringing products to try, free stuff to earn, and a great way to get in a workout while meeting your fellow runners and walkers…then head out and enjoy a nice cold one. Join the fun! Blacksburg, VA




August 29th, 2015 | Roanoke River 8k – Roanoke, VA | Information

September 5th | Parrot Strut 5k –  Benefits Warm Hearth Village. Blacksburg, VA Information | Registration

September 8th – October 20th, 2015 | Fall Healthy Kids Runs –  Tuesdays from 6:00-7:15pm, FREE youth program at the new Blacksburg High School track. Blacksburg, VA

September 20th, 2015 | 3rd Annual Hokie Half Marathon & 5k –  Come run with the Hokies and join us for the 3rd Annual Hokie Half Marathon & 5k! With live music along the way, a beautiful course, and incredible volunteers, the third edition is sure to be the best yet. With a ton of great race swag and awesome custom Hokie Bird finisher medals, and as part of the 2015 RunAbout Race Series, the Hokie Half is one not to miss! We are also pleased to announce that the 2015 Hokie Half Marathon is part the 37th Running Journal Grand Prix as well! Read more hereBlacksburg, VA | Complete Race Info | REGISTER ONLINE | REGISTRATION FORM

October, 2015 | Brave Heart 5k – Radford University Homecoming –  Race #7 of the 2015 RunAbout Race Series. Blacksburg, VA

October/November, 2015 | Huckleberry Jam 15k & 5k –  Date TBA. Race #8 of the 2015 RunAbout Race Series. Blacksburg, VA

October 10, 2015 | Marcus Ford 5k – Christiansburg, VA | Information | Race Flyer

October 10, 2015 | HeartChase – Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Blacksburg, VA | A 1-1.5 mile scavenger hunt course comprised of 10 stations along the way, each with a heart related activity. Registration is free! Information

October 17, 2015 | New River Trail Races – 50k and 25k options. Fries, VA | Information

October 24th, 2015 | Brush Mountain Breakdown 12mi, 7mi, and 5k –  Race #9 of the 2015 RunAbout Race Series. Blacksburg, VA

December 24th, 2015 | Frosty 5k –  Race #10 of the 2015 RunAbout Race Series. Blacksburg, VA