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Top 10 Ways to GO Fest in 2021

It’s true, a few things have changed at this year’s annual Anthem GO Outside Festival. The big change is the move into downtown Roanoke with the festival footprint spanning the streets and plazas from Market […]

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Top Five Reasons to Watch Go Cross

If you’ve never attended Virginia’s Blue Ridge Go Cross Cyclocross Race presented by Deschutes Brewery you’re seriously missing out. This event began as a grassroots, local event as part of the annual GO Outside Festival […]

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The Pros Are Coming to GO Cross

See some of the best riders and hottest names in cyclocross from all over the world at Virginia’s Blue Ridge Go Cross Race this weekend, September 18-19. We currently have an unprecedented 33 states and […]

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Senator Tim Kaine Chats with Local Leaders on Outdoor Infrastructure

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine met with regional outdoor businesses and government leaders last Wednesday at Carvins Cove, the nation’s second largest municipal park, to discuss potential opportunities for federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding […]

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Campfire Chat: Blue Ridge Off-Road Cyclist President – Stuart Lamanna

Our Campfire Chat with Stuart Lamanna, president of Blue Ridge Off-Road Cyclists (BROC), highlights the endless opportunities for mountain biking and cycling in the Roanoke Region. Virginia’s Blue Ridge is truly America’s east coast mountain […]

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GOCX/NCGP Cup Announced

GOCX/NCGP Cup to Award $2,000 to Top Elite Men’s and Women’s Cyclocross Racers The governing body for internationally sanctioned cyclocross racing, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), has just added a new option for elite racers. The […]

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Campfire Chat: Queen of the Greenways Retires

There are visionaries, and then there are transformational visionaries. Liz Belcher is a transformational visionary that has touched the lives of thousands of people, most of which have never heard her name before. However, if […]

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5 Questions with Kat Andrew – Cyclocross Racing for First Timers

Cyclocross is gaining a reputation for being an inclusive and fun-focused cycling event where elite international riders easily mix with amateurs and enthusiasts. Cow bells and craft beer, plus plenty of good-natured folks encouraging even […]

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Phase II of Morningside Bike Park Underway

In 2019, the Roanoke community crowdfunded and built Phase I of the Morningside Bike Park, a 1.25-mile beginner loop trail, and thanks to a Virginia Outdoors Foundation Get Outdoors grant and the hard work of […]

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5 Questions with Kait Pedigo, Roanoke Outside’s New Event Manager

Kait Pedigo has been selected as the new events manager of the Roanoke Outside Foundation. Kait has worked the last three years as the special events supervisor for the City of Roanoke where she became […]

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