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Pete’s Pick: Get Outside, You’ll Feel Better

New year. New goals. New resolutions to play outside and get more active.

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Cycling Challenge: Bike 1 Hour a Day for 50 Days

It’s not too late to join an epic 50-day bike ride. The 50 Day Global Ride Challenge is a global event, but local support is coming from the Virginia Endurance Series.

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Running Challenge: Compete in Trail Race Series

Experienced trail runner or not, the Roanoke Non Ultra Trail Series is a great way to put your technical skills to the test or get started with trail races.

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Winter Trails Need Special Care

Did you know our mountain trails need special care in the winter months? A freeze-thaw cycle can change the terrain, creating thick mud that makes a mess of your bike and damages paths.

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Hiking Challenge: Commit to Log 100 miles in 100 Days

Can you get in 100 miles in 100 days? Play Roanoke has the perfect challenge to help you meet this goal.

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Roanoke Region is Home to Best of the Blue Ridge Winners

The Roanoke Region just keeps earning outdoors recognition.

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Omni Homestead Resort Getaway

It had been 12 years since I last visited the Omni Homestead Resort so I was more than excited when my wife surprised our family with a weekend getaway to the resort. Located on 2,300 […]

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Top 15 Roanoke Outside Adventures of 2016

One thing is for certain: You guys sure to love to play outside. (And you are big fans of hiking!) Since we launched the new website design heading into 2016, you’ve spent plenty of time […]

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Squeeze in a Holiday Run

No timing, no results, no entry fee, just lots of holiday spirit.

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Life Outside Makes a Great Stocking Stuffer

There’s still time to snag a stocking stuffer that will make someone smile all year.

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