USAC Amateur Championships Take Place in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Marathon, Ironman, and now the USAC Amateur Championships?! It’s safe to say our stunning views mixed with our challenging terrain, plus one heck of a race-ready community, have established the region as a […]

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Get Ready to Ramble!

Ramble Weekend is back June 2-3. The two-day event at Waid Park in Franklin County features multiple events on land and water for a weekend of food, music, camping, and activities for just $25!

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5 Questions with Matt Thompson of Fleet Feet Roanoke

You may have noticed something new at Fleet Feet Roanoke recently, and it’s not just the new signage along Franklin Road. Matt Thompson became the owner of the 20-year-old Roanoke business in late 2022. Long […]

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Disco Mountain Bike Race is Groovy Fun

Disco is back… for one final dance. The Roanoke Parks and Recreation Wednesday Night Disco Race is an award-winning mountain bike race series that will make you want to dance on your pedals! And this […]

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Social Rides, Challenges, and the Last Disco—It’s Going to be a ‘Wheely’ Good Bike Month

  IT’S BIKE MONTH, Y’ALL! And you know what that means—we expect every single trip you take to be by bike, or we will officially unfriend and disown you. Nah, we’re kidding. This month is […]

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Roanoke Named Best Place to Raise an Outdoor Family

The days are longer, the weather is warmer–there’s no better time to grab the family and head outside for your next adventure. And when you live in the Best Place to Raise an Outdoor Family, […]

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No Joke–There’s TOO Much to Do This April Fools Day

There are no jokes when it comes to all the events happening in the area on April 1st! Spring is here, and it’s time for all our outdoor adventurers to emerge from the dark depths […]

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5 Questions with Ronnie Wiley, Owner of Cool New Triple Crown Cabin

Deciding to tackle the Triple Crown is a COMMITMENT. It’s beautiful and worthwhile, but it takes a lot of planning, logistics, and grit to complete. Now, you have one less thing to coordinate when attempting […]

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Summer Werk: Get Paid to Keep the Outdoors Awesome

Summer work, or werk as we like to call it, is perfect for students, teachers, retirees… anyone who has their summers free and is looking to make a little extra cash! Our outdoor recreation ecosystem […]

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BRM Weekend: It’s Roanoke’s Time to Shine!

Our favorite weekend of the year is coming up April 20-23– the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon and Freedom First Down by Downtown music festival. This weekend puts us on the international stage, and it’s […]

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