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February 2016

Blacksburg Classic

February 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The first race in the RunAbout Race Series is the 30th Annual Blacksburg Classic 10 Miler. The 10-mile and 5K are rolling courses through Blacksburg, near the Virginia Tech campus, on roads and paved footpaths. All miles will be marked. Water will be available on both courses and Gu will be given out on the 10 mile route (mile 5, 9). Course descriptions and map on event website. The Start and finish for the 10 miler and 5K are at Margaret…

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April 2016

Mountain Lake Hell Climb 10k

April 2, 2016

The second race in the RunAbout race series is put on by the fine folks at Triadventures. The Hell Climb 10K is a 6.2-mile hillclimb from the base of Mountain Lake in Giles County Virginia to the cool clear air at the summit. Runners will ascend more than 2,200’ feet as they follow Mountain Lake Road, which has an average grade of 10%. Runners will park at the top and be shuttled to the bottom on Giles County school buses. The entire…

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May 2016

Huckleberry Jam Point-to-Point

May 7, 2016

Race #3 of the 2016 RunAbout Race Series, this race features a point-to-point route from Blacksburg to Christiansburg along the historic Huckleberry Trail.   REGISTRATION FORM

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June 2016
$5

Summer All-Comers Track Meets

June 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - August 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Blacksburg High School,
3401 Bruin Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24060 United States
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Open to all ages. Races range from the 55 meter sprint to the 5K, long jump and shot put.  Cost is $5.00 per meet or $20.00 for the summer season (8 meets). Kids in the Youth Track League are free to compete. $5.00 fee is good for one or all events for the particular meet.

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Downtown Sundown 5k

June 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The fourth race in the RunAbout Race Series is the Downtown Sundown 5K, which is part of the Summer Solstice Festival in downtown Blacksburg. The race starts and ends by the Kent Square Parking Garage. Enjoy the live entertainment, beer garden, great food, and evening race.   REGISTRATION FORM | ONLINE REGISTRATION

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August 2016

Draper Mile

August 5, 2016

The fifth race in the RunAbout Race Series is the 34th Draper Mile. The Draper Mile is a one-mile road race held in conjunction with the Downtown Blacksburg’s Steppin’ Out Festival, an annual event held during the first weekend in August. The course is mostly downhill, starting and ending on Draper Road in Blacksburg, with the finish in the middle of the street festival. Times are about 10–12 seconds faster than for a track mile.   REGISTRATION FORM

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October 2016

Hokie Half Marathon & 5k

October 9, 2016

The 8th race in the RunAbout Race Series is the Hokie Half Marathon. The Hokie Half Marathon and 5K starts and finishes at the VT Corporate Research Center. This October come run in beautiful Blacksburg, VA and run with the Hokies! The first four miles are on roads, then onto the Huckleberry Trail (bike trail) for six miles and the last three point one miles are on roads and bike trails. Live music on the course with plenty of cheering. Water and…

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Brush Mountain Breakdown

October 29, 2016

Near Blacksburg, the Brush Mountain Breakdown takes place in the Jefferson National Forest in Pandapas Pond. This fun trail race has a distance for every level. Enjoy the beautiful Fall scenery and cool mountain air. Race #9 in the 2016 RunAbout Race Series. 12mi, 7mi, and 5k options.    REGISTRATION FORM

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December 2016

Frosty 5k

December 24, 2016

The last race in the RunAbout Race Series is the Frosty 5K. The 14th annual Frosty 5K takes place behind the Food Lion Grocery Store on North Main Street in Blacksburg. The race has a fast 1st mile and a challenging last mile to help burn those holiday calories. Five charities are selected with the participants voting for their favorite choice. The charity with the most votes gets the proceeds from the event. This race always has great door prizes!…

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February 2017

Blacksburg Classic

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The first race in the RunAbout Race Series is the 32nd Annual Blacksburg Classic. The 10-mile and 5K are rolling courses through Blacksburg, near the Virginia Tech campus, on roads and paved footpaths. All miles will be marked. Water will be available on both courses and Gu will be given out on the 10 mile route (mile 5, 9). Course descriptions and map on event website. The Start and finish for the 10 miler and 5K are at Margaret Beeks Elementary…

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