Parkway Marathon

get more from BRO

The Blue Ridge Parkway will be the site of a new marathon next year for the first time in the road’s history. On April 24, 2010, the Blue Ridge Marathon will take off from Roanoke and cover some of the Parkway’s toughest sections in Virginia. The race, which will also feature a half-marathon option, is being directed by Ronny Angell of the longstanding regional outfit Odyssey Adventure Racing.

“We wanted to make this more than just another small city marathon,” said Angell. “The difficulty of this course makes it special. It will attract people from across the country.”

BRO will bring you more details about the race in a future issue.

More on this topic

Previous articleWild and Crazy Banjo Guy
Next articleDrive Thru Beach
Advertisment

in case you missed it

Martin County, Florida: Disconnect to Reconnect

Disconnect to reconnect in Martin County, where seemingly endless Atlantic beaches span nearly 22 miles along the coast and include individual access...

Go Outside and Play: Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Feature Image: Historic Downtown Elizabethtown Corner. Photo courtesy of Elizabethtown Tourism. A WEEKEND IN... Elizabethtown, Kentucky

The Sound of Silence and the Joy of Laughter — on the Upper James River Water Trail

Sometimes we venture out into nature to find solitude. To simply reflect on its beauty. To escape from noise, traffic and the...

Go Outside and Play: Lexington & Rockbridge County

Feature Image: Along the 64 miles of the Upper James River and 10 miles of the Maury River, a 59-mile stretch of...