Lynchburg, va’s complete guide to fall races:
5ks to marathons


Fall is a great time to enjoy the beautiful fall weather by participating in races and marathons. Here are some of the most popular races, marathons, and 5ks in the Lynchburg, Virginia area! Some of these events also have walks and kids races so you can bring the whole family. If we’ve left any out, please use our contact form to let us know! And don’t forget to use #FallinLynchburg so we can see and share your awesome fall photos.

Updated: September 2018

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Healthy Kids Running Series

Sunday, September 23-Sunday, October 21
Lynchburg, VA

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Virginia 10 Miler

Friday & Saturday, September 28 & 29
Lynchburg, VA


Grindstone 100

Friday, October 5
Swoope, VA

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Joel Sweeney 5k & Youth Mile

Saturday, October 6
Appomattox, VA

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High Bridge Half Marathon & 5k

Saturday, October 6
Farmville, VA


Care2 5k Run & Walk

Saturday, October 13
University of Lynchburg


Deep Hollow Half Marathon & 5k

Saturday, October 20
Camp Hydaway

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Dr. John A. Stephenson Memorial Youth Run

Saturday, October 20
Riverside Park


Running With the Wolves Cross Country Invitational

Saturday, October 20
Wolf Branch Farm, Forest, VA

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I AM Woman 5k

Saturday, October 27
Lynchburg, VA


Trailblazer 5K

Saturday, October 27
Beliveau Estate Winery


Marine Corps Marathon

Sunday, October 28
Arlington, VA


CASA Superhero Run

Saturday, November 3
Percivals Island


Apple Valley 5K

Saturday, November 3
Bedford, VA


Valley View Mike Donahue 5 Miler

Saturday, November 10
Camp Hydaway


Anthem Richmond Marathon

Saturday, November 10
Richmond, VA


Marine Crops Turkey Trot

Saturday, November 17
Quantico, VA

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HumanKind Lynchburg Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 22
Lynchburg, VA


Reindeer Run

Saturday, December 1
Camp Hydaway


Peaks of Otter Christmas 5K

Saturday, December 1
Bedford, VA


Hellgate 100k

Saturday, December 8
Fincastle, VA


Farmville Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Saturday, December 8
Farmville, VA



Friday & Saturday, December 14 & 15
Virginia Beach, VA


We hope you have a great time participating in these fall races in Lynchburg, VA! If you love spending time outdoors, check out the best things to do outdoors in Lynchburg, VA, the best hiking spots, and nearby campsites!

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