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3rd Annual Big Game 5K Run / Walk

10:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST


Percival's Island Natural Area


A 5K supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg. Start your “new” year off with some extra motivation to stay fit and support one of Lynchburg’s most dynamic non-profits. Our venue and course will use the Percival's Island Natural Area and Blackwater Creek Bikeway. The race distance is a 5K (3.1 miles)!  We have a new theme...the Big Game 5K! Wear your favorite team jersey, hat, or anything fun that shows your Big Game spirit!

We want our community to have fun, exercise and support the Club's mission of doing "Whatever It Takes to Build Great Futures" by creating a place where youth and teens learn to grow and become leaders in the community. 

Percival's Island Natural Area
1600 Concord Turnpike
Lynchburg, VA  24504

10:00am - 5K START


Registration fees and purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entries cannot be transferred to another participant or deferred to another event, or the same event but another year.
If the "in-person" event is canceled for any reason, those participants will automatically be moved to the "virtual event".

Lynchburg Road Runners Club Member Discount:  A $5.00 discount is available to current Lynchburg Road Runners Club members. Discounts will not be given after Friday, January 19th.  Participant membership must be current with LRRC membership roster found on RunSignUp. Discount will be given at checkout automatically. Refunds and/or discounts will not be given after completing online race registration. Discount does not apply to special 12 & under pricing. The LRRC discount is not applied NEW YEARS DAY.

Please note:  A LRRC discount is valid only for participants whose membership is current on race day (210/2024). A LRRC membership expiring prior to race day will not be eligible for the club discount. To renew your membership please visit 

New for 2024:  Race #1 of the Lynchburg Road Runners Club Race Series. 

If this event is canceled due to weather. It will be rescheduled for Saturday, February 17th.

Friday, February 9th, Riverside Runners, 2480 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA  24503
12pm to 6pm

Saturday, February 10th (RACE DAY), 9am - 9:30am, at the Start / Finish area, Percival's Island, 1600 Concord Turnpike (downtown), Lynchburg, VA 

Participants registered by Friday, January 12th are guaranteed a commemorative, long sleeve,  t-shirt. Extras will be available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female
Top Male & Female in each age group. Prizes to be announced
12 & under participants will receive finisher medal.

Out and Back on Percival's Island (Blackwater Creek Bikeway).  Surface is paved, flat, and fast.

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