FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 7, 2021
“The Virginia 10 Miler is one of the great traditions in our community and Moore & Giles is proud to be the title sponsor this year as we all welcome its return in September”
– Sackett Wood, President, Moore & Giles, Inc.
LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg Road Runners Club, organizers of the prestigious Virginia 10 Miler road race, announced today that Moore & Giles will be the new title sponsor of this year’s event. Moore & Giles replaces Genworth Financial who had been the title sponsor for more than a decade. The 47th running of the world-famous Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler will take place Saturday September 25, 2021. Registration is scheduled to open July 1st.
“We are honored to have Moore & Giles as our title sponsor. It demonstrates a strong commitment to the Lynchburg community and a shared vision to keep the Virginia 10 Miler at a world-class level.”
– Jeff Fedorko, Race Director, Virginia 10 Miler
Founded in 1933, in Lynchburg, Virginia, Moore & Giles currently employs over 115 people at its headquarters in Forest, Virginia, with representation in every major metropolitan area as well as strategic partnerships in England, Germany, France, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Hong Kong, Russia, South Korea and Turkey. Moore & Giles designs and develops the world’s most luxurious natural leathers for leather upholstery, residential, hospitality, aviation, and automotive leathers.
More than 4,500 runners and walkers registered for a Virginia 10 Miler event in 2019. The race was cancelled for the first time in its history in 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Since 1973, the mission of the Lynchburg Road Runners Club is to promote health and wellness in the Lynchburg community through the sport of running.
For additional information: www.virginia10miler.com
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