Awards

 

2015 Awards Overview

Award ceremonies will take place on the Elmwood Park Amphitheater Stage

  • 10:00am:  Anthem Star K award ceremony on Elmwood Park Stage.
  • 12:00pm: Half Marathon award ceremony at Elmwood Park Stage.
  • 2:00pm: Full Marathon award ceremony at Elmwood Park Stage.

Finishers Medal

  • All Marathon, Half Marathon, and Star K finishers will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal.

Age Group Awards

  • Age group awards will be presented for both events to the top 3 male & female finishers in the age groups.
  • 11-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69, and 70+

GRAND PRIZES brought to you by:

Finks Jewelers     Tag Heuer logoFink’s Jewlers & Tag Heuer are teaming up to provide exquisite watches for first place overall male & female in the full marathon.  See the awards section below for details.

For many, a watch is not an accessory… but a necessity. It’s something you wear everyday and rely on. Whether your lifestyle is hectic, with every hour scheduled – or you have the luxury of leisurely passing time day by day, the fine Swiss timepiece you wear is a reflection of who you are.  Head to Fink’s (2 Locations in Roanoke) and shop their watch boutique for the best selection of top-of-line watches.  They also house the best selection of engagement rings, David Yurman, Tag Heuer and more.


FleetFeet

Flying NBThanks to Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke all first place male & female winners (for full, half and 10k) will recieve a brand new pair of New Balance Running Shoes.  Fleet Fleet Roanoke has been selected as one of the Top 50 Running Stores in the country, and proves their worthy of the title over and over with hundreds of classes and community outreach programs throughout the year.  The owners Blaine & Robin are an integral part of the running community in our region, and are dedicated to creating a healthy, active lifestyle for everyone in our region.

 


Walkabout Outfitter

Walkabout Outfitters is known for their friendly staff whose personal love of the outdoors is infectious to everyone around them.  With five locations in  Roanoke, Richmond, Harrisonburg, and Lexington they have been helping people pursue their outdoor dreams in Virginia and beyond for over 10 years.

They have generously offered 6 gift certificates which are valid at all five locations for all of the HALF marathon top finishers!  They will be vending onsite at the finish festival, and their downtown Roanoke locaiton is just a two minute walk from the finish line, go by and say hello!


Farm to Feet socks RoanokeNot only is Farm to Feet providing EVERY RUNNER with a pair of the “Roanoke” sock from their Blue Ridge Running Collection, they are also providing the second place overall male & female (for full, half and 10k) an entire DRAWER FULL of socks.  Farm to Feet socks are 100% American made, incuding source materials, manufacturing and workers.  They are an independent American brand from Mount Airy, NC owned by Nester Hosiery- the world’s most technologically advanced sock-producer.

 


Floyd FestMale and female second place full marathon finishers will receive a pair of four-day passes to FloydFest, a four-day celebration of music and art nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia!  Bridging the gap between genres, generations and cultures, the festival features over 100 performers on 10 stages!


Eric Fitzpatrick is one of Roanoke’s most famous artists and is knownOne of Eric Fitzpatrick's prints from his collection of Roanoke Icons (Mill Mountain Star) not only for his amazing works of art, but his support of the city and constant inspiration to other up & coming artists in our region.  Mr. Fitzpatrick kindly supports our work at Roanoke Outside and the Blue Ridge Marathon by providing six prints from his collection of iconic paintings featuring famous scenes throughout downtown Roanoke.  To learn how to buy an Eric Fitzpatrick painting of your own, check out his gallery.

One of Eric Fitzpatrick’s prints from his collection of Roanoke Icons (Mill Mountain Star)


2:00pm–Overall Marathon Awards:

  • 1st  Place Overall FULL:
    • 1st place Female:  Receives a Tag Heuer Aquaracer with Mother of Pearl Dial in Stainless Steel ($1,900 value) watch fromFink’s  , a pair of New Balance Running Shoes from Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke, and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
    • 1st place Male:  Receives Tag Heuer Formula 1 Quartz Movement Chronograph Watch from Fink’s ($1,450 value), a pair of New Balance Running Shoes from Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke, and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
  • 2nd Place Overall FULL:  (male & female overall) Both receive a pair of four-day passes to FloydFest (a four-day celebration of music and art nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia!  Bridging the gap between genres, generations and cultures, the festival features over 100 performers on 10 stages!), a DRAWER FULL (10 pairs) of high quality 100% American Made socks from Farm to Feet and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
  • 3rd Place Overall FULL: (male & female overall) Both receive a Fleet Feet Sports Running Prize Package, and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy. As well as…
    • 3rd place Female:  An iconic Roanoke (Mill Mountain Star) Print from Eric Fitzpatrick Studios
    • 3rd place Male:  An iconic Roanoke (Market Square) Print from Eric Fitzpatrick Studios

 

12:00pm–Overall Half Marathon Awards:

  • 1st  Place Overall HALF:
    • 1st place Female:  Receives a $250 gift certificate from Walkabout Outfitter , a pair of New Balance Running Shoes from Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke, and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy
    • 1st place Male:  Receives a $250 gift certificate from Walkabout Outfitter, a pair of New Balance Running Shoes from Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke, and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
  • 2nd Place Overall HALF:  (male & female overall) Both receive a $150 gift certificate from Walkabout Outfitter, a DRAWER FULL (10 pairs) of high quality 100% American Made socks from Farm to Feet, and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
  • 3rd Place Overall HALF:  (male & female overall) Both receive a $100 gift certificate from Walkabout Outfitter and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
    • 3rd place Female:  An iconic Roanoke (Hotel Roanoke) Print from Eric Fitzpatrick Studios and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
    • 3rd place Male:  An iconic Roanoke (City Market) Print from Eric Fitzpatrick Studios and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.

 

10:00am–Anthem Star K Awards:

  • 1st  Place Overall 10K:  Both male & female overall winners receive a pair of New Balance Running Shoes from Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke, a weekend adventure package to Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing (Conference, Retreat & Adventure Center) in Craig County, VA;  and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
  • 2st  Place Overall 10K:  (male & female overall): Both receive a DRAWER FULL (10 pairs) of high quality 100% American Made socks from Farm to Feet, and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
  • 3rd  Place Overall 10K:  (male & female overall)
    • 3rd place Female:  An iconic Roanoke (South Roanoke) Print from Eric Fitzpatrick Studios and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.
    • 3rd place Male:  An iconic Roanoke (Texas Tavern) Print from Eric Fitzpatrick Studios and a Metal Spike Runner Trophy.

 

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