Get Ready to Run! Races in Charlottesville

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Perhaps you love to run, or maybe it’s a hobby you’re interested in trying. Having something to work towards can undoubtedly make getting into running easier! So check out some of these upcoming races in Charlottesville to motivate yourself. From 5Ks to marathons, you can select the race that suits you best!

Boar’s Head Turn & Burn 5-Miler

On Saturday, July 9th, this 5-mile run will take place on the trails at the Boar’s Head Resort and Spa in Charlottesville. The race begins at 7:30 am. It features hilly terrain, alternating between a grassy trail, a steeper, more technical track, and a paved golf cart path. With a little bit of everything, this race is challenging yet fun! Sign up here today.

Late Summer Meltdown 4-Miler

Head to Pen Park on August 9th at 7 pm for the Late Summer Meltdown 4-Miler! During this race, enjoy running along the Rivanna River and through rolling hills. The total elevation change is 416 feet! Whether you’d like to walk, jog, or run, people of all skill levels are welcome to sign up. Additionally, the race fee covers an after-race BBQ and banquet! Registration is $15 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under. Sign up here.

Splash for a Cure

The Splash for a Cure 5K is an event put on by the Ishan Gala Foundation to support families in Virginia with children fighting cancer. The Ishan Gala Foundation was started by Mayank and Sejal Gala in 2008 after losing their son Ishan to an 8-month battle with cancer. Each year, the event occurs at the end of August to honor Ishan’s birthday, August 28th. This year, the race is on August 27th. After the race, there is a party featuring food trucks, crafts, and more! Enjoy a race and the after-party while contributing to a good cause.

Cal Tri Charlottesville

Looking for something more intense? Sign up for the Cal Tri Charlottesville! This race is for women ages seven and up. The race will take place on Sunday, September 4th, and there are seven different events to choose from. Events range from a sprint, sprint relay, a Spring RunBikeRun, a Sprint Swim, a 5K, and more. Find the right event for you! Cal Tri Charlottesville will be at Fry’s Spring Beach Club. Sign up here today!

Whether you’d like a hilly, adventurous run, a 5K with an important cause, or a race that incorporates a little bit of everything, there are plenty of races in Charlottesville to choose from. Sign up for a race and begin your training now! Perhaps you can sign up with a friend or family member so you can have a training buddy.

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