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The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler


Fri September 22 - Sat September 23 2017
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Location: Lynchburg, VA US 24503 Directions
Type: Run Only, Run or Run/Walk
Description

The historic Genworth Virginia 10 Miler will celebrate its 44th year on September 21-23, 2017. Join more than 4,000 runners on a historic course that has hosted participants from around the globe. The 10 mile run, 10 mile (2-Person) Relay, 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, and continue Friday with the Amazing Mile Children’s Run, and a fun family-friendly festival. On Saturday, thousands will take part in the 10 mile run, 4 mile run, and 4 mile walk.

Thursday September 21, 2017

Packet Pickup (ALL EVENTS) 3:00-7:30pm
Location: The Plaza (Upper Level), 2323 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

Friday September 22, 2017

Packet Pickup (10 Miler, 4 Miler, 4 Mile Walk) 3:00-7:30pm
Location: The Plaza (Upper Level), 2323 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

Packet Pickup (Amazing Mile Events) 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Amazement Square

Family Festival 4:30-7:30pm
Amazing Childrens Runs 6:00pm
Amazement Square Education Museum

Saturday September 23, 2017

Packet Pickup/Registration:  6:30am - 7:15am (Location TBA)

The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler (8:00am Start)
Virginia 10 Miler 2 Person Relay (8:00am Start)
Virginia 4 Miler presented by Bank of the James (8:00am Start)
Virginia 4 Mile Walk presented by Centra (8:05 Start -separate from VA10 Run, VA10 Relay, & VA4 Run)

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Genworth Virginia 10 Miler:  Mon. 5/1-- Fri. 8/1 $50, Sat. 8/2 - Wed. 9/20 $65  (Packet Pickup & Race Day $100)

Virginia 10 Miler 2 Person Relay: Mon. 5/1-- Fri. 9/1 $90, Sat. 8/2 - Wed. 9/20 $125 (REGISTRATION CLOSES 9/20 AT 11:59PM)
*RELAY HAS AN ENTRY LIMIT OF 75 TEAMS. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ONCE THIS LIMIT IS REACHED.
**PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO RELAY REGISTRATION AFTER WED. 9/20

*Virginia 4 Miler Run/ 4 Miler Walk:  Mon. 5/1-- Fri. 8/1 $35, Sat. 8/2 - Wed. 9/20 $45 (Packet Pickup & Race Day $75)

 **Amazing Mile Children's Runs: Mon. 5/1- Wed. 9/20 $15, $25 at Packet Pickup & Race Day if entry limits are not met.

**Children can register for one of three Amazing Children's Runs to be held Friday evening September 23rd. Entry for the Amazing Mile Childrens 1/4 mile (Ages 0-5) and 1/2 mile (Ages 6-9) and The Amazing Mile Childrens Run (Ages 13 & under). Race caps for these events are 1/4 mile (150), 1/2 mile (200), 1 mile (400). Registration will close when these events reach capacity. 

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

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entry fees cannot be applied to future races or events and/or transferred to another person.

COURSE PROFILE
Runners proceed north on Langhorne Road, downhill for 1.5 miles. After a short distance on Rivermont Terrace, runners turn east onto historic Rivermont Avenue. The 4 Miler participants finish at Randolph College, ¾ of a mile from Rivermont Terrace. Ten Miler participants continue down Rivermont Avenue and follow the course clockwise through Riverside Park overlooking the James River. Runners return same route finishing up the infamous, 1.5 mile “Farm Basket” hill.

FINISHER MEDALS & T-SHIRTS
Commemorative 44th Anniversary Finisher Medals to all that finish the The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler. Commemorative Finisher Medals to all that finish the Virginia 4 Mile events.

Event t-shirts are guaranteed to those that register before September 2nd.  Registrations received on September 2nd thru September 20th will have shirts available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

POST RACE CELEBRATION
After crossing the finish line, all race participants will gather at EC Glass H.S. for signature post race celebration which includes food, refreshments, live music, and awards ceremony for our overall finishers on the Main Stage. Family, friends, and spectators are invited to enjoy our Sponsor Village, live music, and awards ceremony. 

LIVE MUSIC ON THE COURSE
Live bands and music will be located throughout the courses for both races. Runners will be treated to more than 5 live bands and DJ's. Neighborhood parties are also being organized on the course.

CORPORATE TEAM COMPETITION
A Corporate Team Competition will take place in BOTH the 10 and 4 mile run events and is available ONLY to our corporate sponsors. Typically, these registrations are taken through a corporate registration portal. 

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. Team entries will be accepted until Friday September 1, 2017. 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.

OPEN TEAM COMPETITION
Open team competition will take place in BOTH the ten and four mile runs. An award will be given to the Open Team Champion and Runner-up Open Team. An open team will consist of no more than 5 members with the top 3 finishers scoring and the other members displacing. Team entries will be accepted until Sunday September 17, 2017. Open team entries will only be accepted online.

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

 

Place
2111 Memorial Avenue
Lynchburg, VA US 24503
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.virginiatenmiler.com.

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