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Our History

The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler held its first race in 1974. The events’ growth over the years has been an exciting journey, as we have watched participants challenge themselves, families grow closer, the running community become stronger, and so many runners reach milestones they once only dreamed of. The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler has had the privilege of hosting many elite runners over the years, including Bill Rogers, Frank Shorter, Rod Dixon, and Joan Benoit Samuelson.

 

Since 2007, stewardship of the The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler has been held by the Lynchburg Road Runners Club, a proud member of the Road Runners Club of America. The Lynchburg Road Runners Club has been promoting fitness through running for over 30 years in the Lynchburg community. Click here for more info.

 

In 2017, 3,394 participants came from 36 states and 10 countries to take part in The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler events. 1,275 volunteers came together to help the 2017 events be better than ever before.

 

Join us as we embark on the 45th year of The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler in September 28-29, 2018!

Recent News

  • 1974: The Realization of a Road Race Dream in Lynchburg

    It’s hard to believe we’ve been road racing in Lynchburg, Virginia since 1974! That year, Rudy Straub and a handful of other local runners came together to form the Lynchburg Road Runners Club with the specific purpose of creating a 10-mile road race in Lynchburg. Prior to the 1970s, road race...
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    May 21 2018
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Lewis

    In honor of our 45th year, we’re highlighting a special volunteer or volunteer group regularly between now and race day. Volunteer: Mike Lewis Mike Lewis is known for all the hats he has worn over the years volunteering with our events. In recent years, he has been the faithful and dedicated driver...
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    May 11 2018
  • Registration Open: Join Us for the 45th Genworth Virginia 10 Miler!

    Registration for all 2018 events is now open! Registration costs are at their lowest, so don’t wait to sign up for your event. For more information about registration costs and other event details, visit the event’s webpage linked below. Early bird rates: 10 Miler | $50 10 Miler Relay | $90/ team 4...
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    May 01 2018

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