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Get Your Question Answered by a Local Runner

A question was recently posed to us…which got us thinking – why not create a forum for runners to ask questions of local runners who have run the BRM. If you have a question for a local runner (and it doesn’t even have to be running related), drop us an email or post it in […]

Win an iPad2 (for real)

Win an iPad2, This is the best day ever! Race day is coming up fast and we need all of our runners and supporters to rally and help raise more money than ever for charity. Give to one of our runners or join the team and fund raise alongside ’em. Here’s how this works: Click […]

Could your artwork be the face of America’s Toughest Road Marathon?

We’re excited to partner with the Arts Council of the Blue Ridge to bring you an opportunity have your art be the official artwork of the Blue Ridge Marathon. National College Blue Ridge Marathon has partnered with the Arts Council of the Blue Ridge to bring you an opportunity to have your art chosen as […]

Blue Ridge Marathon Nominated for FLITE Award

We just learned that the National College Blue Ridge Marathon was nominated for a FLITE award…which were pretty excited about because we get to have lunch with the Governor’s wife.  We find out December 16 if we’re inducted into the FLITE Opportunity Hall of Fame. Wish us luck! Virginia Governor McDonnell, in his Inaugural Address, […]

Runners, are you looking for a BIGGER challenge? Here’s an offer just for you!

Picture this — a cool breeze at your back, the scent of blossoming flowers, “purple mountain’s majesty” in front of you…and the SEARING pain in your quads with each and every stride down this effing mountain! Don’t come to Roanoke, Virginia to enjoy a relaxing weekend; come to see just how much the National College […]

Half Marathon Runner Who Collapsed Received Medal

National College Blue Ridge Marathon Awards Medal to Man who Collapses Near Finish Line Man suffered a heart attack after “feeling fine.” Says he plans to run again next year. Roanoke, Va. (April 20, 2011) – Amidst tears, smiles and overwhelming emotions, the doctor who saved Ed Deitch’s life visited him at Carilion Roanoke Memorial […]

Marathon Goes on As Planned

The full and half marathons will go on as planned. In the event of severe thunderstorms runners may be stopped at various checkpoints until storm passes. Times will stop at checkpoint and times will resume when runners are cleared to resume running. A briefing will be given at 7:15am, just before race start. 11:00-5pm: Live […]

Pasta Dinners

The following restaurants will have special marathon pasta dinners. Stop by the Downtown Roanoke information table at the Expo for directions. Norah’s (inside Taubman) – offering special Pasta Bar Awful Arthurs Cornerstone Martins Corned Beef & Co.

Wear Your Medal, Get Discounts

Our partner, Downtown Roanoke Inc., is working diligently with local restaurants, attractions, and stores to provide unique discounts just for you – runners of the National College Blue Ridge Marathon and Half Marathon. All you have to do is wear your finisher medal to any of these establishments to receive their discount. Stop by the […]