Thanks to Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke you will have all your recovery needs met right as you cross the finish line. This isn’t your ordinary finish line either, you will be pampered with complimentary massages from local therapists, chiropractic adjustments, ice baths, free access to Addaday Therapy Sticks & foam rollers, and more.
There will even be a recovery expo where your trusted friends at Fleet Feet can offer you advice on nutrition, compression, footwear, and more. See below for details about our ever-growing recovery zone!
Miller Motte College: Thank you to Miller Motte College who will be providing two massage therapists at the recovery zone for your enjoyment. The massage are complimentary but tips are encouraged. Please keep massages to 15 minutes or less.
At Miller-Motte, you can enter a Cosmetology, Esthetics or Massage Therapy program that will help you gain skills to help others express their fashion sense, enhance their beauty and help them relax. With the right instruction from one of our programs you’ll be prepared to make a difference.
Body Sense and Day Spa: Several therapists from Body Sense will be joining us on race day for complimentary massages (tips welcomed). Located on the corner of Franklin & Broadway Ave. in Roanoke, Body Sense has been a place of peace and serenity in our community for over 25 years. Experience relaxation and healing at the finish line and learn more about their services.
Peak Performance Chiropractic: Come say hello to Dr. Josh Rhodes at the finish line for complimentary adjustments and post-race advice. Dr. Josh specializes in advanced spinal correction and utilizes “state of the art” chiropractic techniques. He can eliminate pain and help you attain your athletic goals through chiropractic care, corrective excercises, “SpiderTech” taping, nutritional counseling and more. Bring your BRM medal (any year) to his office between 4/20-5/29 for a no cost exam and consulation!
Cotton Chiropractic: Drs. Joe and Brittany Cotton are eager to meet you at the finish line! Cotton Chiropractic will be offering their expertise in post-race recovery methods including “XactStretch” kinesiology taping, trigger-point therapy and resisted stretching exercises to reduce pain and speed up the healing process after your race! Prior to the race, Cotton Chiropractic is offering free consultations at their office in Salem, VA for competitors looking to gain an edge on their competition.
15 Minute Recovery Yoga:
Join Floyd Yoga Jam yogis every hour on the hour from 9am-3pm in the recovery zone. These short sessions will help you relax your sore muscles, release tension and start the healing process. Follow it up with an ice bath & some recovery milk and you’ll be back at it in no time!
The 4th Annual Floyd Yoga Jam is 3 days of Music, Movement and Magic in the Mountains of Southwest Virginia every Labor Day Weekend. September 4-6, 2015 Yoga all Day and Dancing all Night! People Playground, Art Village, KidsVille, Healing Oasis, Organic Food and Local Libations. Showers, Primitive Camping and access to all classes, workshops, lectures and music are included in the YOJam Weekend Pass! Tickets will be available at the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon finish festival.
Recovery Expo Vendors:
Addaday Therapy Rollers: Come roll out your legs and feel better fast with Addaday’s patented ultra roller plus series. These unique therapy tools offer soft & deep tissue massages that can alleviate pain caused by IT Band Syndrome, Plantar Faciitis, sore quads & hamstrings, sore back, shin splints, tight achilles and more! So come get rolled out with Fleet Feet, you’re gonna need it.
CEP Compression: Every muscle cell in the body needs energy in the form of oxygen. This is transported to the muscles via the blood. The better the blood flow in the body, the better the muscles are supplied with oxygen and nutrients. This function can be positively influenced with target graduate compression.