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2019 RUNABOUT RACE SERIES


Upcoming Events

  • October 6, 2019 (Sunday, 9:30 a.m.): Join us for the 4th annual Finish the Fight 5K (Christiansburg, VA). This 5K is ran on the Huckleberry Trail and starts at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. All proceeds go to two local women fighting cancer. | Web site.

  • October 12, 2019 (11:00 a.m.): Brave Heart 5K (Bisset Park, Radford, VA). Fun Run at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. | Information and Online registration.

  • October 13, 2019 (Sunday, 10:00 a.m.): Zappy's Breast Cancer 5K (Seneca Drive Park, Blacksburg, VA — behind Fod Lion on North Main). Zappy's first ever Walk/Run SK event is in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This event will engage the entire community of Blacksburg, VA as we work together to raise $15,000 for the support of the advancement of research in ending Breast Cancer. | Registration.

  • October 26, 2019: Think Pink 5K (200 Clay St (near Draper), Blacksburg, VA). Check in starts at 8:30 and goes until 9:45. Races start at 10:00. Zeta Tau Alpha partners with the American Cancer Society, the NFL, and Bright Pink for their philanthropy to raise money for breast cancer education and awareness. All of the proceeds from the race will go towards that cause. Registration fee includes a T-shirt, free entry into PINKnic at Henderson Lawn (which includes grilled food, raffle prizes, and a live band) after the race and $5 off per student when you sign up in a group. | Information and Online registration.

  • November 17, 2019: (Sunday, 1:00 p.m.) Wonder Woman 5K (Smithfield Road (next to the VTCC Obstacle Course), Blacksburg, VA). CALLING ALL SUPER HEROES! Put on your cape and join your fellow Super Heroes when you run or walk the Inaugural DC Wonder Woman College Run 5K! Experience heroic run course entertainment, earn the stunning Inaugural DC Wonder Woman finisher's medal and celebrate with your fellow Super Heroes at the post-run party! | Race Information and Online registration.


Results from Recent Races

  • September 22, 2019 (Sunday, 7:00 a.m.): Hokie Half Marathon and 5K Web site. | Results from the races

  • August 2, 2019: The 38th annual Draper Mile. | Event page.

  • July 4, 2019 (Thursdayday, 8 a.m.): 38th Annual Shawsville 5K (Shawsville, VA).Web site. | Overall Results | Age Group Results

  • June 15, 2019 (8:30 p.m.): Eleventh Annual Downtown Sundown 5K (Blacksburg, VA). Run the streets and trails of Blacksburg at sunset! The Downtown Sundown 5K starts and finishes on Draper Road in the heart of the Summer Solstice Street Festival featuring crafts, live music, food, drink, and more. All runners must wear reflective clothing and carry a glow- stick (free to the first 300 runners) or LED light. | Results

  • May 11, 2019 (9:00 a.m.): Huckleberry Jam (Blacksburg, VA). The Huckleberry Jam is a 7.78-mile point-to-point race beginning on the Trail at the corner of Airport Rd. and Country Club Rd (Blacksburg) and finishing at the Christiansburg Rec Center. | Results

  • March 17, 2019 (Sunday, 9:00 a.m.): Shamrock 4 Miler (Blacksburg, VA). | Results

  • May 11, 2019 (9:00 a.m.): Huckleberry Jam (Blacksburg, VA). The Huckleberry Jam is a 7.78-mile point-to-point race beginning on the Trail at the corner of Airport Rd. and Country Club Rd (Blacksburg) and finishing at the Christiansburg Rec Center. | Results

  • February 9, 2019: 34th Annual Blacksburg Classic

  • 2018 RUNABOUT RACE SERIES

  • December 24, 2018 (Monday, 1:00 p.m.): Frosty 5k & mile fun run plus Free Fun Run (at 12:30). The race starts and finishes on the soccer field behind the Food Lion on North Main Street in Blacksburg, VA, with the ma- jority of the race run on roads and paved bike paths. Web site | Results

  • November 22, 2018 (Thursday): The Blacksburg Turkey Trot (8:30 a.m.) and The Gobble Gobble Kids Dash (8:00 a.m.) in downtown Blacksburg, VA. The (first annual) Blacksburg Turkey Trot is the perfect mix of fun and fitness on Thanksgiving morning. The 5k course is designed with all skill levels of walkers and runners in mind! It's ideal for first-timers and veteran runners alike. | Results | Article on the event (The Roanoke Times, November 30, 2019).

  • October 27, 2018 : Brush Mountain Breakdown. The 12 miler, 7 miler, and 5K fun run (11:30 AM) are all on trails inside Pandapas Park, which is part of the Jefferson National Forest. Each race takes place on trails within the Pandapas Pond system featuring challenging, hilly terrain and creek crossings | Results.

  • October 13, 2018 (9:00 a.m.): Parrot Strut 5K (Warm Hearth Village, Blacksburg, VA). There is also a 1-mile run at 9:45, in which dogs are allowed. 100% of the proceeds from the race benefit the Neighbors in Need fund, which benefits low-income seniors living on Warm Hearth's campus who need assistance with housing and healthcare. | Course Map | Results.

  • October 6, 2018 (10:00 a.m.): Brave Heart 5K (Bisset Park, Radford, VA). Fun Run at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. | Results


Calendar Archive


For other race calendars, follow links to the Star City Striders race-calendar page, Mountain Junkies, Road Runners Club of America, and race calendars maintained by The Running Journal and RacePacket Event calendar and entry forms for VA, DC, MD and DE


Updated 1 October 2019