Free Friday Night Concert

2017 PRE & POST RACE FESTIVAL INFO: 

Music and running just seem to go well together, which is why we’ve partnered with the Down by Downtown Music Festival.

The Down by Downtown Music Festival kicks off Thursday at five different venues in downtown Roanoke, continuing with a FREE concert Friday evening in the Elmwood Park Amphitheater (act TBA) followed by Saturday’s headliner TBD.  So after you’ve crossed the finish line, head back to your hotel room (or home), shower, and then hobble back to Elmwood Park amphitheater for the final concert celebration – music, food, beer, and more.

Thursday (April 20): 

Friday (April 21):

  • Free concert featuring (TBD) in Elmwood Park Amphitheater (right next to finish line).
  • More live music in five different downtown Roanoke venues as part of the Down by Downtown Music Festival.

Saturday (April 22):

  • 9 a.m.:  Free live music (TBD) Elmwood  Park Amphitheater (right next to finish line).
  • 11 a.m.: Free live music (TBD) Elmwood  Park Amphitheater.
  • 1 p.m.: Five music (TBD) Elmwood  Park Amphitheater.
  • 5:30pm:  Gates open for ticketed TBD concert (see details below).