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Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is Better with Friends

America’s Toughest Road Marathon™ isn’t a challenge for the weak-willed. It takes grit, determination and plenty of training hours to check this race off your bucket list. And a little help from your friends can go a long way. There are a couple of ways to tackle this race with friends. Create a Relay Team […]

Let the 2018 Ambassador Search Begin!

Once again the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is looking for active bloggers and social media gurus to spread the word about America’s Toughest Road Races™. Bloggers can participate in any of our race distances (for free) including the full marathon, half marathon, double marathon, 10k or four person relay! While we love to hear […]

Artists Showcase Beauty of Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon with Custom Prints

Prints will be available at Fleet Feet Sports starting April 12th as well as the Race Expo and Finish Festival on April 21 and 22. ROANOKE, VA – A pair of artists have put their spin on the iconic imagery of the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon with original prints that will be available for […]

Free Pacers at Blue Ridge 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon will be providing pacers to all half marathon and full marathon runners at NO CHARGE for the 2017 event.  We have hired the company Beast Pacing whose pacers have TONS of experience providing top quality pacing to races all over the country.  They are […]

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Anthem Star 10K: There’s Still Time to Join the Fun

Shared from RoanokeOutside.com There’s still plenty of time to register for the Anthem Star 10K, one of the most popular distances for runners of all levels. The 10K option is a great introduction to America’s Toughest Road Marathon while still providing the challenge that comes with Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon race weekend. The Anthem […]

Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway Need Your Help

The Roanoke Valley Chapter of the FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway will be hosting four Blue Ridge Parkway Saturday clean-ups to get our beautiful parkway spruced up for marathon day.  If you live in the region and want to chip in to help make our city beautiful, the details are listed below. Saturday, March 25th: […]

Anthem Runner Recipes – Easy Pasta Sauce

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield knows that runners are a hungry lot, needing tons of protein and healthy carbs to fuel their runs.  They have shared a few of their favorite recipes to help you go the distance at the Anthem Star 10k! For the meat eaters start with… 2 Tbls. olive oil – […]

Roanoke Triple Crown Challenge 2017

The Roanoke Triple Crown Challenge is back once again for 2017!  This challenge requires participants to complete the following races within one calendar year to earning bragging rights for life, as well as this awesome medal. Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon (or half) on April 22 Race 13.1 Roanoke, VA on June 17 Star City Half […]

Blue Ridge Double Is Now Official

Shared from RoanokeOutside.com There’s a small group of runners that’s been running the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon twice on race day. They start around 2 a.m. and run a full marathon, take a quick break at the start line, and then run a “second lap” with the rest of the runners. This year, they […]

Everyone is Excited About the Carilion Children’s Family 1 Miler

Shared from RoanokeOutside.com  Start a lifelong love of running with your kids as they cross the finish line with runners from all over the country in the Carilion Children’s Family-One Miler presented by the YMCA Roanoke. The race starts right after the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon so kids can experience the thrill that comes with […]