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5 Questions with Active Outdoor User Kemper Fant

You’ve probably met Kemper Fant. Or at least seen him outside. He’s a big advocate of the greenways and has operated a photography studio in Roanoke since 2004, photographing weddings, portraits, and light commercial jobs.

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Blue Ridge Marathon Celebrates 10 Years of Running America’s Toughest Road Race

At the starting line on April 13, there will be 14 people who will be tackling their 10th Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon.

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Down by Downtown Announces Triple-Headliner for April Music Festival

On Saturday, April 13, the Down by Downtown music festival presented by Wells Fargo will feature a trio of headliners gaining national attention with performances at Bonnaroo and as an NPR Tiny Desk Concert winner.

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New 5K Coming Up in Salem

Run your first 5K of the super-early spring season in Salem.

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5 Questions with Sam Lev, Run Every Road Roanoke

You’ve probably seen Sam Lev on the side of the road in Roanoke. And he was running. And cataloging routes for a new project: Run Every Road RKE (follow on Instagram, Facebook, or Strava).

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Running + Friends + Beer = Pub Run

Just after happy hour ends, there’s a new demographic jogging into breweries and restaurants — pub runners. Pub runs have gained a cult following in the Roanoke Region, with options almost every weeknight.

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Blue Ridge Marathon Celebrates 10 Years of Giving Back

The Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon is known as one of the toughest races in the world. (The Weather Channel and Runner’s World have both noted its challenging mountain route and scenic beauty.) Lucky for […]

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Find a Trail or Road Race in the Roanoke Region

This is your 2019 spring and summer race calendar. We’ve got all the details on when and where to run during the race season.

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wazUPwidis Is Not Your Typical Race

3.25 miles. 1,000 steps. And one heck of a good time.

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Pete’s Pick: Mountain Bike Center Part of Explore Park Update

Explore Park keeps getting better all the time. After the addition of camping and disc golf last summer, Explore Park will also get a Mountain Bike Center.

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