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!
- FIRST PROFESSIONAL FEMALE DISTANCE RUNNER AND CURRENT COURSE RECORD HOLDER ANNE AUDAIN TO BE SPECIAL GUEST OF THE VIRGINIA 10 MILER LYNCHBURG, VA – The Virginia 10 Miler announced today current female course record holder and Olympian Anne Audain will be this year’s Special Guest for the 45th Genwor...0CommentsAug 08 2018
- Did you catch our race shirt reveal on social media? Here’s a recap: Genworth Virginia 10 Miler Virginia 4 Miler presented by Bank of the James Virginia 4-Mile Walk presented by Centra Genworth Virginia 10 Miler Relay Register by Sept. 1 to be guaranteed one of these moisture wicking shirts! Don’t m...0CommentsAug 06 2018
- The tragic events on September 11, 2001 occurred just a couple of weeks prior to the Virginia 10 Miler events that year. The strength of American patriotism shined in the inception of the Running for our Troops Color Guard. Steve Bozeman, Vietnam veteran, and 8 fellow service members took up their f...0CommentsJul 29 2018