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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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26.2 Miles Isn’t for Everyone, But the Star 10K Is

If America’s Toughest Road Marathon intimidates you, tackle a shorter distance while challenging yourself.

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Pete’s Pick: Plan the Perfect Vacation at a State Park

When does vacation season start? It’s never too early to start planning the perfect getaway.

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Blue Ridge Marathon Opens Relay Option for 2017

Want Blue Ridge Marathon bragging rights … maybe without having to run the whole 26.2 miles?

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Slackline Sunday Is for You and the Kids

Introduce the family to slacklining.

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