The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler in Lynchburg, Virginia is an event that has lived up to its reputation of “Where Southern Hospitality Meets the Road.”
Celebrating its 43rd year, the race continues to attract thousands of individuals from around the nation, as they come to experience the beauty and friendliness of Lynchburg, Virginia through the unique rolling 10-mile course.
Participants don’t just run a road race; they join a community of runners and spectators who pride themselves on its treasured history.
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Named 2014 Road Race of the Year by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler offers a unique, diverse course lined with thousands of volunteers and spectators and more than 7 live bands. This energy brings participants back year after year.
At the heart of Central Virginia, Lynchburg is a vibrant city that is highlighted by a historic downtown, offering hotels and restaurants along with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the James River.
Lynchburg was chosen as the Outstanding Runner Friendly Community of 2011 and remains a designated Runner Friendly Community by the RRCA.
The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler weekend is actually a “festival of events” that includes a 10-mile run, a 4-mile run, a 4-mile walk, and The Amazing Mile Children’s Run. A Family Festival will take place downtown during packet pickup on Friday evening featuring family-fun activities and food.
Each year adds to The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler’s legendary history. 2016 is expected to be nothing less than “exceptional.”