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.
- The Anthem Richmond Marathon Continues to Inspire Tuesday, November 18th
- Kids Run RVA Helps Grow Love of Running Monday, November 17th
- Inside Marathon Week Friday, November 14th
- CoR hosts on-street demos of Floyd Ave Bike/Walk Street Monday, November 10th
- Companies Work to Improve Employee Health Friday, November 7th
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.