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Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

April 22, 2023 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Elmwood Park

America’s Toughest Road Races happen in Roanoke, VA on Earth Day this year: Saturday, April 22nd.
The world-class challenge returns, with a course that covers more elevation change than any other road race in the country. The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is a celebration of the human spirit, its toughness is only matched only by the scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the hospitality experienced along the way.
Runners can choose from the
-Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon
-Foot Levelers Half Marathon
-Anthem Star 10K
-Blue Ridge Double Marathon
-Freedom First Team Relay
-Carilion Family 1 Miler
The action begins at 7:35am sharp with the help of a starting cannon. Runners will climb Mill Mountain, Roanoke Mountain, traverse the Roanoke River Greenway, and wind their way through South Roanoke to the infamous climb up Peakwood, before coming back into downtown to the finish at Elmwood Park.
This race has the best spectators. To join in on a day of fun cheering on runners, visit https://blueridgemarathon.com/spectators/ to find a spot on the course. Ring cowbells, play music, dress up, and have yourselves a good time!
To support the race, please consider joining the more than 550 volunteers required to make this race safe and smooth. See available shifts here: https://blueridgemarathon.com/spectators/volunteer/
For more information on running, please visit https://blueridgemarathon.com/race-details-events/
For a full weekend’s schedule of events, please visit: https://bit.ly/3Yh7pwI

Link: Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon Website