We are the Sports Backers
The Sports Backers pursue a goal to transform greater Richmond into the most physically active community in the nation by leading the area in embracing and celebrating an active lifestyle. Our Events and Programs are designed to foster active lifestyles for everyone.
- City and Sports Backers Announce New Course for RVA Streets Alive! Wednesday, April 1st
- Are we building a wall on Broad Street? Tuesday, March 31st
- McCandless, Taylor Take First Place in Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k Saturday, March 28th
- Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k Healthy School Challenge Winners Announced Thursday, March 26th
- What to Expect on Race Day Wednesday, March 25th
There are 6,500 people annually that volunteer to make the Sports Backers organization and its events and programs the success they are today. With your support, we can make this region a more attractive and vibrant place to live where safe opportunities to walk, run, bike, swim, or workout abound and where access to these activities are available to all.