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      September 25, 2020

       

      Lynchburg, Virginia 24503

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      EVENT DETAILS
      The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler

      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)
      Virginia 4 Miler presented by Bank of the James (8:00am Start)
      Virginia 4 Mile Walk presented by Centra (8:05 Start -separate from VA10 Run, & VA4 Run)

      ONLINE REGISTRATION

      Genworth Virginia 10 Miler:  6/15 - 8/1 $50, 8/2 - 9/23 $65  (Packet Pickup - 9/24, 9/25 & Race Day- 9/26, $100)

      *Virginia 4 Miler Run/ 4 Miler Walk: 6/15 - 8/1 $35, 8/2 - 9/23 $45 (Packet Pickup- 9/24, 9/25 & Race Day- 9/26, $75)

       **Amazing Mile Children's Runs: 6/15 - 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. The 4 Miler participants finish at Randolph College, ¾ of a mile from Rivermont Terrace. 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.

      POST RACE CELEBRATION
      After crossing the finish line, all race participants will gather at EC Glass H.S. for signature post race celebration which includes food, refreshments, live music, and awards ceremony for our overall finishers on the Main Stage. Family, friends, and spectators are invited to enjoy our Sponsor Village, live music, and awards ceremony. 

      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 in BOTH the 10 and 4 mile run events and is available ONLY to our corporate partners/sponsors. Typically, these registrations are taken through a corporate registration portal. Contact racedirector@virginia10miler.com 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 in BOTH the ten and four mile runs. 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

       

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