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Blacksburg Classic Web site
Draper Mile Web site
Past Results from Other Local Races


Upcoming Events

  • November 14, 2021 (Sunday, 1:00 p.m.): Thankful Three-Miler: (Virginia Tech Cross Country Course). The Thankful Three-Miler is an in-person event, and each participant will receive a long-sleeve shirt. There will not be event day or walk-up registration for this event. Registration closes Friday, Nov. 12. | Event information and registration

  • November 20–26, 2021 (Saturday–Friday): Hulk's Helping Hands Promis Run (Place: Anywhere you want!). The Weight Club in Blacksburg is sponsoring a race to benefit Hulk's Helping Hands (a non-profit animal rescue orginzation). It's 100% virtual and all proceeds go directly to the rescue. There is a one mile fun run, a 5K and 10K with different swag for each race.| Event information and registration

Results from Recent Races

  • October 30, 2021: Brush Mountain Breakdown. The 12 miler, 7 miler, and 5K fun run are all on trails inside Pandapas Park, which is part of the Jefferson National Forest. The run features a challenging course with many hills and some creek crossings (water less than knee deep). There are rest stations with energy gels, bars, water and Gatorade drink. | Results.

  • October 16, 2021 (10 a.m.): Twin County Regional Healthcare Galax Autumn Days 5K Run (Galax, VA). 1 mile race for kids 12 & under begins at 9:00 a.m. Co-sponsored by the Galax Parks and Recreation Department and Twin County Regional Healthcare. | Results.

  • October 3, 2021 (Sunday, 7:30 a.m.): Hokie Half Marathon and 5K (VT Corporate Research Cnter, 5K starts at 7:20). | Event Info and Results .

  • September 4, 2021 (8:00 a.m.): American Legion Post 3 5K/10K Run (Elmwood Park,706 S Jefferson St,Roanoke, VA 24011); benefiting the American Legion Post 3 in Salem, Virginia. | Event Info and Results

  • August 6, 2021: The 39th annual Draper Mile. | Event page.

  • June 19, 2021 (8:0 p.m.): Downtown Sundown 5K (Blacksburg, VA). | Results

  • May 22, 2021: 36th Annual Blacksburg Classic

  • April 16–18, 2021: Virtual Run in Remembrance. From April 16 to April 18, a virtual Run in Remembrance took place as the Virginia Tech community reflects on the vibrant lives of the 32 students and faculty who were taken from us on April 16, 2007. Local runners could purchase a shirt (at cost) and pick it up locally the week of the event. | Web page | Video from event.

  • December 23 — December 27, 2020: Frosty 5k (Virtual). We were hoping to get to do the 18th Frosty 5K this year in-person but with Covid-19 raging we did not. We had a virtual Frosty 5K. This year 100% of the entry fees collected go to charity. | Website | Results.

  • October 24, 2020 (Noon): Brush Mountain Breakdown. The 12 miler, 7 miler, and 5K fun run 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. | Event Web site | Results.

  • September 20, 2020 through October 18, 2020: Hokie Half Marathon and 5K. To take part in the 2020 Virtual Hokie Half Marathon and 5k, you will have one month to complete your race -- between September 20th and October 18th, pick the day that works best for your schedule and ensure you have perfect race weather! Once you complete your race within the official race date window, you will report your results on a link from the Hokie Half homepage. While there will no longer be cash prizes, there will still be age group awards for the top three in each division as initially planned. | Overall Results | Age Group Results.



  • November 28, 2019 (Thursday): The Blacksburg Turkey Trot (8:30 a.m.) and The Gobble Gobble Kids Dash (8:00 a.m.) in downtown Blacksburg, VA. The 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. Each participant is asked to bring one canned good or non-perishable to packet pickup (Wednesday, November 27th from 12pm-7pm). More than one is welcomed and encouraged. VA Momentum will consolidate all of the items and ensure they are delivered to the Interfaith Food Pantry. | Results.

  • 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. | Results

  • 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 (Thursday, 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


  • 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.

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

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Last updated 8 November 2021