The 14th running of the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon was certainly memorable. Thunder and lightning may have forced an early cancellation of America’s Toughest Road Races, but the rain did not dampen the spirits of runners or the success of the weekend. “You can’t control mother nature. The last thing any race director wants […]
Meet the 2023 BRM Ambassadors!
Uplifting Stories From Inspirational People It is time to meet the 2023 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon race ambassadors! This year we have a select group of runners joining us to help us welcome participants, both old and new! This group of inspirational, driven, and ambitious runners represent the best of what makes BRM a must-do […]
Recover Brands Joins America’s Toughest Road Races this Earth Day!
The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon Doubles Down as a Sustainable Event Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is thrilled to announce Recover Brands as the Impact Partner for America’s Toughest Road Races. Recover is led by outdoor enthusiasts from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina who have a passion for outdoor sports and protecting […]
Join the 2023 BRM Dream Team! These gig-style opportunities are essential for putting on an excellent event and so our team is highly motivated to find the right person/people quickly. Each role offers a great way to get plugged into a vibrant and active community and to shape the experience of America’s Toughest Road Races. […]
2023 BRM Ambassador Program
2023 Ambassador Program – Applications Open! The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is assembling a select team of ambassadors for America’s Toughest Road Races™. The race date is Saturday, April 22, 2023. If you love the Blue Ridge Marathon, you could be a good fit. Furthermore, if you could talk to anyone about how much you love […]
America’s Toughest Road Marathon: 2022 Recap
The Roanoke Regional Partnership and Roanoke Outside Foundation announced today that the weekend of April 15-17 saw an economic impact of $1.2 million from the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon and the Freedom First Down by Downtown Music Festival. Since 2010, these events have had an $8.1 million economic impact throughout the Roanoke Region. This […]
The Wallflowers Headline Freedom First Down by Downtown Festival
The Freedom First Down by Downtown Music Festival is back in a big way with headliner The Wallflowers. The ticketed show will headline the festival in Elmwood Park in downtown Roanoke, VA on Saturday, April 16 alongside the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon race festivities. The four-day music festival, created to showcase the city’s vibrant downtown, […]
Meet the 2022 Ambassadors
This years Blue Ridge Ambassador Team is a group of all kinds: enthusiasts to Iron Men, from Massachusetts to Florida, running every distance from the 10k to the Double. Chances are you’ll find someone in this group who speaks your language when it comes to getting inspired, hyped-up, and ready to tackle one of America’s […]
2022 Blue Ridge Ambassador Program
The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is looking for influencers to help us tell the world about America’s Toughest Road Races™. Ambassadors can participate in any of our race distances (for free) including the full marathon, half marathon, double marathon, 10k or four person relay! We’re looking for athletes of all abilities who love telling […]
Blue Ridge Marathon IRL – April 17, 2021
Runners are eager to find out which of their favorite events will be hosted in real life this year and on that front we have good news: The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is committed to hosting an in-person race on April 17, 2021.