Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

( 23 reviews )
100% of reviewers recommend this race
  • Roanoke,
    Virginia,
    United States
  • April
  • 6 miles/10K, 13.1/Half Marathon, 26.2 miles/Marathon, Other, Relay
  • Road Race

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The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon was created in 2010 by a committee of volunteers who were equally passionate about our running community, the outdoors, the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains that surround our region and of course helping others. What better way to showcase the beauty of our region than to host a marathon?

To highlight all our regions assets, the committee designed a one-of-a-kind course that summits at the top of three unique mountains, weaves through the streets of historic homes and ends in our eclectic downtown with great live music, craft beer and friends. Every time we convince someone to run our race we want them to feel like Roanoke is a second home, so our community, volunteers and staff go WAY above and beyond to ensure that the Blue Ridge will be one of the best race experiences you’ve ever had. While our course is known for its tough elevation change, it has also become widely recognized as one of the most friendly and well-run events in the country.

But don’t take our word for it! Check out all our BibRave reviews to see why people love Blue Ridge so much.

Plus unlike many large race series these days we aren’t taking home thousands of dollars each year in your hard earned cash. We donate every single penny from our race to non-profits, charities and civic organizations throughout the region. Click here to learn more about our charitable giving program, or how your organization can apply for our volunteer incentive program.

Emir

Flourtown, Pennsylvania, United States
2 1
2014
"Toughest Road Marathon in the US"
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Emir 's thoughts:

I did the double Blue Ridge Marathon this year. Stunning race with amazing scenery. This is a tough one with over 7400 feet of elevation, all on road. Great race organization with aid stations in all the right places. Aid stations are stacked with super friendly people and enthusiastic volunteers. The race venue and the finish line are tons of fun, and all the runners get a free beer and pizza at the end! The full marathon has about 600 people. There is also a half marathon and a 10K.
You can read my full review here: http://japodrunner.blogspot.com/2014/05/the-few-proud-doublers-blue-ridge.html

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