We are Sports Backers
Sports Backers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, pursues 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.
- Walgreens Richmond International Dragon Boat Festival Hits the James on August 1 Friday, July 31st
- Active Children Develop Character Thursday, July 23rd
- CarMax Tacky Light Run Registration to Open July 23rd Wednesday, July 22nd
- BRT improvements we can get on board with (pun intended!) Wednesday, July 22nd
- Ride to Washington D.C. Tuesday, July 21st
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.