Yorktown Independence Day 8K @ Yorktown Battlefield, Yorktown, VA, United States on 03 July 2021

Start your 4th of July weekend off by participating in the live 2021 Yorktown Independence Day 8K, or the virtual Yorktown Independence Day 8K!

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter our usual live events we’re planning a COVID compliant live 8K event with some modifications. In order to reduce crowds and maximize social distancing, […]

Lyme Warrior 5k – Eastern Divide Brewery, Blacksburg, VA @ Eastern Divide Brewing Company, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States on 24 April 2021

Join us at the beautiful Eastern Divide Brewery. Run will begin at 10:45am and end around noon at the brewery where you can get an amazing lunch and support one of our favorite local Blacksburg businesses.

Race for Education @ 8020 River Stone Drive, Fredericksburg, VA, United States on 16 April 2021

This family-friendly 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will raise funds to enhance the quality and impact of student learning experiences in Spotsylvania County Public Schools (SCPS) through the Spotsylvania Education Foundation (SEF).

SEF is hosting the race virtually this year! Participants will complete their 5K or 1 Mile during April 16-18. Race bibs and […]

Run For The Animals @ Carnival Grounds, Wachapreague, Virginia, United States on 02 May 2021

The Run For The Animals is an annual charity event.

All net proceeds support the animal welfare orgs. who serve the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Join in on the fun – run or walk…

With or without your canine companion.

Tree of Life 5K & Pioneer 1 MIle Race @ 5917 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States on 28 February 2021

TLC Prep invites all to participate in 2nd annual 5K, 1 Miler, and 1/2 Miler race on February 28, 2021 at Harrison Park. In-person and Virtual race options available. Race benefits Tree of Life Christian Preparatory School and local Veterans of Foreign War. All participants that register by February 10th will receive a finisher’s medal […]

Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race – Virginia (Spring) @ Virginia Motorsports Park, Petersburg, Virginia, United States on 01 May 2021

50% FESTIVAL + 50% MUD RUN = 100% AWESOME!

Rugged Maniac is like recess for grown-ups, except our playground has a 3-story water slide, trampolines, and a fire jump, and there’s a huge festival right in the middle of everything with a DJ and plenty of beer! Sounds amazing, right?! Here’s how it works:

THE […]

Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race – Virginia @ Virginia Motorsports Park, Petersburg, Virginia, United States on 01 May 2021

50% FESTIVAL + 50% MUD RUN = 100% AWESOME!

Rugged Maniac is like recess for grown-ups, except our playground has a 3-story water slide, trampolines, and a fire jump, and there’s a huge festival right in the middle of everything with a DJ and plenty of beer! Sounds amazing, right?! Here’s how it works:

THE […]

Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race, Virginia – October 2020 @ Virginia Motorsports Park, 8018 Boydton and Petersburg Plank Road, Petersburg, Virginia, United States on 10 October 2020

50% FESTIVAL + 50% MUD RUN = 100% AWESOME!

Here’s how it works:

THE FESTIVAL

The 5,000-person party starts at 8:30 a.m. with a DJ on the main stage, booths giving away free stuff, all kinds of interactive games (dance-offs, stein-hoisting, pie-eating…), and tasty food and beer to keep you fueled all day. The best […]

Billsburg Bunny Hops 5K @ 2054 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA, United States on 11 April 2020

Kick off your Easter weekend with Mettle Events and Billsuburg Brewery for a fun 5K in historic Jamestown followed by a great post race party including food, entertainment and some of our signature beers.

There will also be an Easter egg hunt at noon for the kiddos. This will be a fun, family oriented […]

Richmond Superhero Heart Run @ Hardywood Brewery West Creek, Richmond, VA, United States on 18 April 2020

CALLING ALL SUPERHEROES! Get ready to walk, run & FLY at the 5th Annual Richmond Superhero Heart Run on Saturday, April 18, 2020! This 5k/2k event will raise funds and awareness for Congenital Heart Defects (CHD), the most common birth defect in the world. Registration includes superhero cape, finisher’s medal, run bag & much more!

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Heart of Ghent RunFest @ 730 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk, VA, United States on 19 September 2020

The 9th Annual Heart of Ghent RunFest offers the signature 10K, a 5K, and 1 Mile through historic and scenic Ghent neighborhood. Bands on the run, custom race T-shirt, finisher medals, live music, local food and brews at the post race party.

Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race @ Virginia Motorsports Park, 8018 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, Virginia, United States on 02 May 2020

Like recess for grown-ups, except our playground has a 3-story water slide, trampolines, and other giant obstacles, and there’s a huge festival with a DJ and plenty of beer!

Dismal Swamp Stomp Running Festival @ Canal Trail Start – Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, Chesapeake, VA, United States on 04 April 2020

Get stompin’ for the 14th annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Runfest. Half Marathon, 5K, Kid’s Cub Run. $4,000 prize purse, custom finisher medals, custom awards, live entertainment, local BBQ and brews

DC Wonder Woman College Run 5K – Virginia Tech @ Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Smithfield Road, Blacksburg, VA, United States on 17 November 2019

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!

RUN REGISTRATION INCLUDES Run Kit (see kit […]

Tacky Sweater 5K @ , Norfolk, Virginia, United States on 07 December 2019

The sixth Annual Tacky Sweater 5K a festive holiday event that features a 5K run and a 5K walk. Live, Love, & Run Tacky in support of EVMS Melanoma Awareness.

St. Andrew’s Dash into the 80s @ St. Andrew the Apostle School, Clifton, VA, United States on 21 September 2019

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic School will hold its 11th Annual 10K, 5K, and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday September 21, 2019. Our event began in 2008 and continues to be a community-building fundraiser to help enrich our school’s technology needs.

This year’s event features the 80s and will have color splash stations throughout […]

Spartan Race Virginia Trail 21k and 10k 2019 @ Infinity Downs, 1510 Diggs Mountain Road, Arrington, VA, United States on 27 October 2019

Spartan Trail is a no-obstacles foot race through rugged wilderness, overseen by legendary race directors from the world of trail running. With a 10k (6.2 mile) race at all events and a Half Marathon (13.1 mile) at select locations, there’s a Spartan Trail for everyone.

Spartan Race Virginia Super and Sprint 2019 @ Infinity Downs and Oak Ridge Farm, 1510 Diggs Mountain Road, Arrington, VA, United States on 26 October 2019

Spartan Super: 8 mi / 13 km, 25 Obstacles This true athletic test offers the ideal blend between distance and speed. Are you determined to push beyond excuses? You just might have the guts for a Spartan Super.

Spartan Sprint: 3 mi / 5 km, 20 Obstacles 3 miles that will change your life. The […]

Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race, Virginia – May 2019 @ Virginia Motorsports Park BMX, 8018 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, Virginia, United States on 04 May 2019

50% FESTIVAL + 50% MUD RUN = 100% AWESOME!

Here’s how it works:

THE FESTIVAL

The 5,000-person party starts at 8:30 a.m. with a DJ on the main stage, booths giving away free stuff, all kinds of interactive games (mechanical bulls, dance-offs, stein-hoisting, pie-eating…), and tasty food and beer to keep you fueled all day. […]

2019 Night Nation Run Norfolk, VA @ TOWN POINT PARK, Norfolk, VA, United States on 10 August 2019

Use coupon code GLOW to save on tickets!

The Night Nation Run is the World’s first Running Music Festival! An ultimate blend of a Music Festival and a Fun Run. Experience a music filled course with Live DJs, Bubble Zones, Light Shows, Neon and Black Lights! Cross the finish line into an Epic Main Stage […]

Breathe Deep Greater Richmond @ Deep Run Park and Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Richmond, VA, United States on 10 November 2018

The two Susans (Susan Strutz and Su Whitt) met at LUNGevity’s annual HOPE Summit. As lung cancer survivors, they were excited to pair together to bring together this event to the greater Richmond area with a goal of raising funds and awareness for LUNGevity to support lung cancer research, education, and support programs.

Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon, 5k & Children’s Cub Run @ Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, Chesapeake, VA, United States on 14 April 2018

Come out and participate or volunteer for the 12th Annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon, 5k and the Children’s Half-Mile Cub Run, in beautiful Chesapeake, Virginia, on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The flat 13.1-mile course will take runners on a spectacular wilderness journey through lush, mysterious landscape and rich history. Stomp through forested wetlands on […]

Billsburg Bunny Hops 5k & Easter Egg Hunt @ Billsburg Brewery, Williamsburg, VA, United States on 31 March 2018

Kick off your Easter weekend with Mettle Events and Billsburg Brewery by running or volunteering a fun 5K in historic Jamestown followed by a great post race party including food, entertainment and some of our signature beers. There will also be an Easter egg hunt at 11:30AM for the kiddos. This will be a fun, […]

Climb 2 Cure and Team In Training – Informational Meeting @ REI Richmond, Glen Allen, VA, United States on 07 December 2017

Join Team In Training to take on the most iconic endurance challenges in the world – while raising money to pioneer new breakthroughs in the fight against cancer. Teammates are provided with access to national coaching services to prepare for the trip – while raising money in support of our mission to cure cancer.

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Ragnar Trail Richmond @ Pocahontas State Park, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States on 27 April 2018

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Ragnar Trail has joined forces with Sports Backers to bring you Ragnar Trail Richmond-VA presented by Salomon. This wild, fun and rewarding overnight trail running experience takes place just outside of Richmond at Pocahontas State Park.

You and your team of 8 (or 4) runners go over the river and through woods to Ragnar Village, […]