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Our History

The Moore & Giles 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 Moore & Giles 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 Moore & Giles 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 2019, 3,336 participants came from 36 states and 10 countries to take part in The Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler events. Nearly 1,300 volunteers came together to help the 2019 events be better than ever before. Vicoty Chepngeno set a new female course record of 53:41 this same year (previous course record of 53:47 was held by Olympian Anne Audain in 1984).

 

Join us as we embark on the 48th year of The Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler in September 24-25, 2021.

Recent News

  • NEW 4 MILER COURSE ANNOUNCED FOR 2021

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:June 4, 2021 LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg Road Runners Club announced today a new course for the traditional Virginia 4 Mile Run and Virginia 4 Mile Walk. For the first time in the event’s history participants will start and finish at the same location as the historic Vir...
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    Jun 04 2021
  • MOORE & GILES ANNOUNCED AS NEW TITLE SPONSOR FOR VIRGINIA 10 MILER

    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 Lynchb...
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    May 10 2021
  • VIRGINIA 10 MILER ANNOUNCES 2020 CANCELLATION

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:JULY 9, 2020 LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg Road Runners Club announced today that the Genworth Virginia 10 Miler has been cancelled for 2020. This also includes the previously announced virtual Virginia 4 Mile Run presented by Bank of the James and the virtual 4 Mile...
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    Jul 09 2020

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