Fri September 27 - Sat September 28, 2024 Lynchburg, VA 24503 US
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50th Anniversary

10 Miler

$100 $55 09/28 8:00AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 10+.

4+ Mile Run

$75 $35 09/28 8:00AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 9+.

4+ Mile WALK

$75 $35 09/28 8:05AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 9+.

Virtual Events

$75 - $100
$35 - $55 09/28 12:01AM EDT
Events: (Virtual) 10 Miler (Virtual) 4 Mile RUN (Virtual) 4 Mile WALK

Amazing Mile Events

$30
$20 09/27 6:00PM EDT
Events: Amazing Childrens 1/4 mile Amazing Childrens 1/2 mile Amazing Childrens 1 mile

An Event for Everyone!

50th Anniversary Logo VA10 Miler
 
     

 

 

 

Description

The historic Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler will celebrate its 50th year running on September 28, 2024. Join more than 3,000 runners on a historic course that has hosted participants from around the globe. The 10 mile run, 4+ mile run/walk, and Amazing Mile Children's Run invite men, women, and children of all ages and abilities to participate. The festivities begin Thursday night with packet pick-up,  continue Friday with the Amazing Mile Children’s Run, and a fun, family-friendly festival in downtown Lynchburg. On Saturday, thousands will take part in the 10 mile run and our 4+ mile run/walk. The Lynchburg Road Runners Club, founded in 1973 to organize the Virginia 10 Miler, continues to own and organize the Moore & Giles 10 Miler and its associated events.

ELITE ATHLETE ENTRY
Please visit the race website for more information on Elite Athlete Entry. www.virginia10miler.com

 

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION - - DATES & PRICING (IN PERSON & VIRTUAL)
Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler: 

1/2 - 5/1  $55     ||     5/2 - 9/1  $65     ||     9/2 - 9/25  $75     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/26, Fri. 9/27 & Race Day Sat. 9/28  $100

4+ Mile Run, presented by Bank of the James

 1/2 - 5/1  $35     ||     5/2 - 9/1  $40     ||     9/2 - 9/25  $50     ||    Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/26, Fri. 9/27 & Race Day Sat. 9/28  $75

4+ Mile Walk, presented by Centra

 1/2 - 5/1  $35     ||     5/2 - 9/1  $40     ||     9/2 - 9/25  $50     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/26, Fri. 9/27 & Race Day Sat. 9/28  $75

REFER FRIENDS & SAVE
Register for our "in person" events and receive a refund of up to $55 for the Virginia 10 Miler and up to $35 for the 4+ Miler when 5 or more friends register using a your personal URL.
Here's how it works.... after you register you will be provided with a unique URL you can share with friends. When 5 of your friends use your unique URL for their registration....you receive your credit.  Register early and you could race for FREE.

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entry fees cannot be applied to future races or events and/or transferred to another person. Participants may not change from one race to another.

Please note:  No strollers or personal music devices. No Pets of any kind.

PACKET PICKUP

Thursday, September 26th 
ALL EVENTS
3-7 p.m.

Bella Vista Hotel
2900 Candlers Mountain Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502

 

Friday, September 27th
Virginia 10 Miler, Virginia 4+ Miler Run & Walk
3-7 p.m.

Bella Vista Hotel
2900 Candlers Mountain Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Amazing Mile Children's Run
1-5 p.m.

Amazement Square
27 9th Street
Lynchburg, VA  24504

Saturday, September 28th (RACE DAY)
Virginia 10 Miler, Virginia 4+ Miler Run & Walk

6:30 – 7:15 a.m.

E.C. Glass High School
2111 Memorial Avenue
Lynchburg, VA  24501

COURSE

VIRGINIA 10 MILER COURSE PROFILE  -  10 MI
Runners proceed north on Langhorne Road for 3 miles, the first 1.5 miles are downhill after which runners climb Langhorne Road to Rivermont Terrace reaching the 3 mile mark and proceeding onto Rivermont Terrace. After a short distance on Rivermont Terrace, runners turn east onto historic Rivermont Avenue running past Randolph College (4/6 mile) and continuing down Rivermont Avenue to Riverside Park (4.5 mile).  The course proceeds clockwise through Riverside Park overlooking the James River. Runners return same route finishing up the infamous, 1.5 mile “Farm Basket” hill.

4+ MILE RUN & WALK (NEW COURSE) - 4.3 MI
For the first time in the event's history our shorter distance participants will run/walk Lynchburg's newest trail extension (Langhorne Road Bridge), the challenge of Farm Basket Hill, and the excitement of finishing at E.C. Glass High School. The start and finish for the 4.3 mile event are the same. Participants proceed down Langhorne Road following the 10 Miler course past Farm Basket to Cranehill.
Turning Left onto Cranehill participants proceed .2 miles to Linkhorne Middle School turning left into the school entrance from Cranehill Drive and following the parking lot driveway to the Blackwater Creek Bikeway Langhorne Bridge Trail extension. Participants will enjoy a paved bikeway above Langhorne Road as they cross Langhorne Road Bridge, turning off the bikeway at the Awareness Garden and onto Old Langhorne Road.
Participants rejoin Langhorne Road proceeding underneath Langhorne Road Bridge and travel back to E.C. Glass High School up Farm Basket Hill (Langhorne Road, 1.5 miles).

TIME LIMITS:  VA10 Miler (2.5 hours)  VA4+ Miler (2.5 hours) - Our Finish Line Closes at 10:30am
Participants must be past the following areas to avoid disqualification
Rivermont Avenue:  9:30am
Langhorne Road / Crane Hill Drive:  10:15am
Finish Line Closes:  10:30am

FINISHER MEDALS & SHIRTS

FINISHER MEDALS & T-SHIRTS
Commemorative 50th Anniversary Finisher Medals to all that finish the Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler.
Commemorative Finisher Medals to all that finish the Virginia 4+ Mile events.

Event t-shirts are guaranteed to those that register on or before September 1st.  Registrations received on September 2nd thru September 28th are not guaranteed a shirt. Extra shirts are available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

MUSIC ON THE COURSE

Our tradition of live music along the course will keep you movin and groovin. We expect more than seven bands and music stations located alone the 10 Miler course for 2024.

CORPORATE TEAM COMPETION

A Corporate Team Competition will take place for the 10 run event and is available ONLY to our corporate partners/sponsors. Typically, these registrations are taken through a corporate registration portal. Contact racedirector@virginia10miler.com with any questions. 

There will be 3 team categories; Mixed, Male, and Female. Awards will be given to the top scoring team in each category. The best 5 corporate finishers, for each team category, will be designated as that corporation's team. Teams will be ranked by the cumulative time of the 5 best team finishers. Team entries will be accepted until August 15, 2024. Corporate entries will only be accepted online or submitted to the Race Director with prior arrangement.

ALL COMPETITORS FOR A CORPORATE TEAM MUST BE EMPLOYED BY THE COMPANY THEY ARE DECLARING. FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF A COMPANY WILL NOT QUALIFY.

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