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April 18, 2020

1 Miler Engages New Audience with Global Youth Service Day

Youth volunteers from communities throughout Roanoke are helping plan the annual fun run. ROANOKE, VA – Everyone can participate in the excitement of race day during “America’s Toughest Road Marathon.” Carilion Children’s and Family Service of Roanoke Valley who organize the Global Youth Service Day in Roanoke, have once again partnered to host the fourth […]

moe. Headlining Marathon After-Party

Down by Downtown, a three-day celebration of music with live shows at a dozen venues in downtown Roanoke will feature moe. in Elmwood Amphitheater on April 21. This event happens every year in conjunction with the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon in order to give runners a full weekend of festivities. moe. is the preeminent […]

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 […]

Race Impact Continues to Grow, Tops $3.8 Million Over 8 Years

Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, Half Marathon and Anthem Star 10k create $613, 548 in economic impact in 2017 ROANOKE, Va. (May 30, 2016) ­– More racers brought more money to the Roanoke Region’s economy during the eighth annual Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, double marathon, half marathon, relay, Carilion Family 1-Miler, and Anthem Star […]

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 – […]