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The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler

Starts Friday September 25th, 2020

Lynchburg, VA

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Description

The historic Genworth Virginia 10 Miler will celebrate its 47th year on September 24-26, 2020. Join more than 4,000 runners on a historic course that has hosted participants from around the globe. The 10 mile run, 4 mile run/walk, and Amazing Mile Children's Run invite men, women, and children of all ages and abilities to participate. The festivities begin Thursday night with packet pick-up, and continue Friday with the Amazing Mile Children’s Run, and a fun family-friendly festival. On Saturday, thousands will take part in the 10 mile run, 4 mile run, and 4 mile walk. This event was founded by and continues to be organized by the Lynchburg Road Runners Club.


Thursday, September 24, 2020

Packet Pickup (ALL EVENTS) 3:00-7:00pm
Location: The Plaza (Upper Level), 2323 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Packet Pickup (10 Miler, 4 Miler, 4 Mile Walk) 3:00-7:00pm
Location: The Plaza (Upper Level), 2323 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

Packet Pickup (Amazing Mile Events) 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Amazement Square

Family Festival 4:30-7:30pm
Amazing Childrens Runs 6:00pm
Amazement Square Education Museum

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Packet Pickup/Registration:  6:30am - 7:15am (Location TBA)

The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler (8:00am Start)

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Genworth Virginia 10 Miler:  7/15 - 8/1 $50, 8/2 - 9/23 $65  (Packet Pickup - 9/24, 9/25 & Race Day- 9/26, $100)

*VIRTUAL Virginia 4 Miler Run/ 4 Miler Walk: 7/15 - 9/27 $30

 **Amazing Mile Children's Runs: 7/15 - 9/23 $15, $25 (Packet Pickup - 9/24 & Race Day- 9/25, $25) if entry limits are not met.

**Children can register for one of three Amazing Children's Runs to be held Friday evening September 25th. Entry for the Amazing Mile Childrens 1/4 mile (Ages 0-5) and 1/2 mile (Ages 6-9) and The Amazing Mile Childrens Run (Ages 13 & under). Race caps for these events are 1/4 mile (150), 1/2 mile (200), 1 mile (400). Registration will close when these events reach capacity. 

Please note:  No strollers or personal music devices. No Pets of any kind.

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entry fees cannot be applied to future races or events and/or transferred to another person.

COURSE PROFILE
Runners proceed north on Langhorne Road, downhill for 1.5 miles. After a short distance on Rivermont Terrace, runners turn east onto historic Rivermont Avenue. Ten Miler participants continue down Rivermont Avenue and follow the course clockwise through Riverside Park overlooking the James River. Runners return same route finishing up the infamous, 1.5 mile “Farm Basket” hill.

FINISHER MEDALS & T-SHIRTS
Commemorative 47th Anniversary Finisher Medals to all that finish the The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler. Commemorative Finisher Medals to all that finish the Virginia 4 Mile events.

Event t-shirts are guaranteed to those that register before September 2nd.  Registrations received on September 2nd thru September 26th are not guaranteed a shirt. Extra shirts available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

LIVE MUSIC ON THE COURSE
Live bands and music will be located throughout the courses for both races. Runners will be treated to more than 5 live bands and DJ's. Neighborhood parties are also being organized on the course.

CORPORATE TEAM COMPETITION
A Corporate Team Competition will take place for the 10 run event and is available ONLY to our corporate partners/sponsors. Typically, these registrations are taken through a corporate registration portal. Contact [email protected] with any questions. 

There will be 3 team categories; Mixed, Male, and Female. Awards will be given to the top scoring team in each category. The best 5 corporate finishers, for each team category, will be designated as that corporation's team. Team entries will be accepted until September 1, 2020. Corporate entries will only be accepted online or submitted to the Race Director with prior arrangement.

ALL COMPETITORS FOR A CORPORATE TEAM MUST BE EMPLOYED BY THE COMPANY THEY ARE DECLARING. FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF A COMPANY WILL NOT QUALIFY.

OPEN TEAM COMPETITION
Open team competition will take place for the ten mile run. An award will be given to the Open Team Champion and Runner-up Open Team. An open team will consist of no more than 5 members with the top 3 finishers scoring and the other members displacing. Team entries will be accepted until Sunday September 20, 2020. Open team entries will only be accepted online.

ELITE ATHLETE ENTRY
Please visit the race website for more information on Elite Athlete Entry. www.virginia10miler.com


 

Race Distances

Price Register
10 Miler Click to Find Out Register »
4 Miler (Run) Click to Find Out Register »
4 Mile Walk Click to Find Out Register »
Amazing Childrens 1/4 mile Click to Find Out Register »
Amazing Childrens 1/2 mile Click to Find Out Register »
Amazing Childrens 1 mile Click to Find Out Register »
(Virtual) 10 Miler Click to Find Out Register »
(Virtual) 4 Miler Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

2111 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA

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