7:30am: Fleet Feet Shake Out (warm up) run. Meet at the River’s Edge parking lot off of Reserve Ave. Completely FREE to participate.
3:00pm- 8:00pm: Packet Pick Up/Expo at the City Market Building. Enter the street tent from Campbell Ave.
Foot Levelers will provide free foot scans. Enter to win a free pair of orthotics.
Pick up last minute items from Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke and other vendors.
Blue Ridge Marathon merchandise available.
5:30pm: Pasta Dinner and VIP Party in Elmwood Park (limited to 100, register in advance). Meet and greet with the race director and staff of the Blue Ridge Marathon, and get a few quick tips on how to navigate America’s Toughest Road Marathon. After some delicious pasta and maybe a couple cold craft brews, stick around for a VIP view of the concert in Elmwood Park. (Dinner served from 5:30pm-7:30pm)
5:30pm-9:00pm: Free concert in the Elmwood Park Amphitheater featuring McBroom and the Jam (Jerry Garcia inspired band).
Saturday, April 22, 2017
5:30am-7:00am: Packet and chip pick up on Elmwood Park Stage for those who didn’t make it Friday.
6:45am:Runner Pre-Run Yoga in Elmwood Park (start line)- mats provided, come and go as you please!
7:35am: RACE START TIME— Full, Half, Star 10K, Family 1 Miler and 2nd Lap of the Double Marathon all start on Jefferson Street (just outside Elmwood Park)
A corral system is used to position runners for start based on pace times.
10:00am: Anthem Star K award ceremony on Elmwood Park Stage.
12:00pm: Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Half Marathon award ceremony at Elmwood Park Stage.
2:00pm: Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, Double & Relay award ceremony at Elmwood Park Stage.
5:00pm: Gates open for ticketed concert with headliner LOTUS in Elmwood Park Amphitheater. Opening acts (5:30-8:00pm). Main show starts at 8:30pm. Runners can pre-purchase discounted tickets in advance, OR show your bib at the door for two $18 discounted tickets (normally $28).