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Blue Ridge Double Marathon Is Now Official, But Not Totally New

There’s a small group of runners that’s been running the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon twice on race day.

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Roanoke Valley Gives Day is Coming

Roanoke Valley Gives is just around the corner. The region’s biggest day of charitable giving is March 15.

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Want to Feel All Warm and Fuzzy?

People tell us all the time that they want more opportunities to help grow the outdoor community in the Roanoke Region. Well, here’s your chance:

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Pete’s Pick: Become a Roanoke Riverkeeper

Did you love playing with science kits as a kid? Do you still love playing outdoors?

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Big Brothers Big Sisters and Roanoke Outside Recruit Mentors for Outdoor Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia (BBBS), in partnership with the Roanoke Outside Foundation is launching a mentoring program to connect more children to the outdoors.

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Pete’s Pick: Hike a Hidden Gem

The spring-like days have people running for the mountains. And while that’s a good thing, too much hiking can be harmful to some of our most beloved trails. This weekend, try another hidden gem hike […]

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Gallop 4 the Greenways Adds Triathlon

Circle it on your calendars: May 13.

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Celebrate the 200th Birthday of the Bicycle

The bicycle turns 200 this year. Celebrate this milestone on two wheels. If you aren’t a cyclist, now is the time to think about riding.

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Starr Hill: One More Connection Between Beer and the Outdoors

Beer and the outdoors just seem to go together. The region’s outdoor amenities have been cited multiple times by breweries choosing the Roanoke Region as a place to do business.

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ICYMI: Orvis Has an Outlet in Roanoke

Happy birthday, Orvis! While the outdoor retailer has been part of the regional landscape since the 1980s, the Orvis Outlet location on Blue Hills Drive is celebrating one year of business in Roanoke.

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