3:00pm- 8:00pm: Packet Pick Up/Expo at The Patrick Henry on Jefferson St. Directly across the street from the Elmwood Park (start/finish area).
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.
Official Blue Ridge Marathon merchandise available onsite. Come early as sizes are limited.
5:30pm: Pasta Dinneron library mezzanine overlooking 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.
5:00pm-8:00pm:Free Runner Welcome Party with concerts in the Elmwood Park Amphitheater thanks to Down by Downtown Music Festival.
Gates open at 5:00pm. Directly across the street from the race expo so drop by just for 30 minutes!
5:00PM: Dharma Bombs (Outside Race Expo)
6:30PM: Chupacabras (Outside Race Expo)
Food trucks onsite and beer by Ballast Point and Parkway Brewing (cider options available as well).
Saturday, April 13, 2019
5:30am-7:00am: Packet and chip pick up on Elmwood Park Stage for those who didn’t make it Friday.
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.
8:30am:Post-Run Yoga in Elmwood Park (start line)- mats provided, come and go as you please!
10:00am: Anthem Star K award ceremony on Elmwood Park Stage.
11:00am: Live Music- Blue Mule
12:00pm: Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Half Marathon award ceremony at Elmwood Park Stage.
1:00pm: Live Music- GOTE
2:00pm: Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, Double & Relay award ceremony at Elmwood Park Stage.
5:00pm: Gates open for ticketed concert with triple headliners in Elmwood Park Amphitheater. The show is really starting at 5pm so don’t be late!
5:00pm: Rubblebucket- Out of Brooklyn, NY. Transforms crowds from a skeptical wall of people into one big, happy, silly, jiving, open-hearted mass with American art-pop and indie-rock.
6:45pm: Tank and the Bangas- You might know Tank and the Bangas as the recent winner of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest. A must-see performance from these New Orleans based artists.
8:30pm: Spafford- This band has recently been part of a meteoric rise in the jam scene, selling out shows across the country. Known for captivating live performances featuring rock, funk, electronic, bluegrass, and gospel for a combination know as “electrofunk therapy”.
Runners get $10 off their ticket by adding to your registration online or by showing your bib at the gate. $25/regular online price; $32/gate; $22/runner rate