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Roanoke Valley Greenways Gallop for the Greenways


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Come Out & Gallop for a Great Cause!

Gallop for the Greenways is an annual fundraising event to support our growing network of pedestrian and bicycle trails. Home base will be at River's Edge Sports Complex in the City of Roanoke. Stick around after the races for post-race festivities including music, food and a fine selection of beverages proper for adults and children. Mark your calendars today and join us in supporting one of the most important quality of life assets in the Roanoke Valley!

Start and Finish Locations:

The races will all start and end on Wiley Drive between River's Edge Sports Complex North and South with participants finishing in the midst of the party with crowds cheering as live music plays! Race Headquarters and the After Party will be located at River's Edge North, 210 Reserve Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016.


6:30 p.m. - 1 Mile King/Queen of the Greenway Race

5:00 p.m. - Kids' Free Fun Run
5:00 p.m. - 5k Race & 1.5 Mile Walk
Immediately following the kids' fun run

Race Awards:

The top 3 male and female winners along with first M/F masters (40+) will receive unique awards. 14 male and female age groups with medals given to the top 3 in each age group, Age brackets for the races include, for both male and female: 9 & Under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 & up.

Packet Pickup and Race Day Info.:

Thursday 5/10/18 at Gilbert Chiropractic, 212 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153, from 10-1 and 3-6pm
Friday 5/11/18 at RunAbout Sports, 4600 Brambleton Ave, Suite C, Roanoke, VA 24018, from 10-7pm
Saturday 5/12/18 at RunAbout Sports, 4600 Brambleton Ave, Suite C, Roanoke, VA 24018, from 10am-3pm; also at River's Edge Sport Complex, 210 Reserve Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, from 3:30-4:45pm

Friday - There will be a race briefing before the start at 6:15.

Saturday - There will be a race briefing before the start of the kids run, 5k and walk, at 4:45.

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