Come Out & Gallop for a Great Cause for our 20th Anniversary!
Gallop 4 the Greenways is an annual fundraising event to support our growing network of pedestrian and bicycle trails. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission and Pathfinders for Greenways, we have added a new Adventure Triathlon to the annual Gallop 4 the Greenways, Kids' Fun Run, walk and after party. Home base will be at River's Edge Sports Complex in the City of Roanoke. Stick around after the races for post-race festivities including music, food and a fine selection of beverages proper for adults and children. Mark your calendars today and join us in supporting one of the most important quality of life assets in the Roanoke Valley!
Start and Finish Locations:
The races will all start and end on Wiley Drive between River's Edge Sports Complex North and South with participants finishing in the midst of the party with crowds cheering as live music plays! Race Headquarters and the After Party will be located at River's Edge North, 210 Reserve Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016.
Team Relay: The top male, female and mixed teams will receive unique awards. Second and Third Place finishers will receive medals.
Individuals: The top 3 male and female winners will receive unique awards. The top 3 male and female winners in each age group will receive medals. The age groups are 16-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and over.
The top 3 male and female winners along with first M/F masters (40+) will receive unique awards. 14 male and female age groups with medals given to the top 3 in each age group, Age brackets for the races include, for both male and female: 9 & Under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70 & up.
A Fleet Feet Sports Water Stop will be located at the end of the loop at Vic Thomas Park.
Thursday 5/11/17 at Gilbert Chiropractic, 212 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153, from 10-1 and 3-6pm Friday 5/12/17 at Fleet Feet Sports, 4347 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24018, from 10-7pm Saturday 5/13/17 at Fleet Feet Sports, 4347 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24018, from 10am-1pm; also at River's Edge Sport Complex, 210 Reserve Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, from 1:30-4:45pm
There will be a race briefing before the start of the Triathlon and 4 miler, 15 minutes before their respective starting times.