Running and walking is so good for your heart! Join us for the first race of the 2020 RunAbout Race Series. It is the 35th year of the Blacksburg Classic 10 Miler and 5K! The 10 miler and 5K races begin at 1pm at Margaret Beeks Elementary School in Blacksburg. A one-mile fun run will also take place at 12:30pm…fun for the whole family! There is also a fastest married couple contest in the 10 Mile race and best constume with a Valentine's Day theme. All 10 Milers also receive a finisher medal.
2/08 - Packet Pick-Up @ RunAbout Sports in Blacksburg 4pm-8pm (2/08)
2/09 - Packet Pick-Up @ Race 10am - 12:30pm (Margaret Beeks Elementary School)
Fun Run Start - 12:30pm
Constume contest judging at 12:45 inside school gym - where packet pickup/ registration take place.
10 Mile & 5k Start - 1:00pm
5k Awards - 2:15 (Approx.)
10 Miler Awards - 3pm (Approx.)
Race website: http://blacksburgstriders.com/classic.html
1 Mile Fun Run - free
5K: $23.00 before 1/28. $25.00 1/28 to 2/8. $30 on race day
10 Miler: $35.00 before 1/28. $40.00 1/28 to 2/8. $45.00 on race day
Awards: 10 mile and 5K: Overall: Top 3 male and female finishers will receive an award.
The first male and female masters (40+) and grand masters (50+) will receive an award.
Age-group: Awards three deep, male and female, in the following categories:
8 & under (5K only), 9–12 (5K only), 13–17 (5K only)
17 & under (10-mile only); 18–23, 24–29, 30–34, 35–39, 40–44, 45–49, 50–54, 55–59, 60–64, 6