Events for Kids

Races and big events are fun. The cheering crowds, the jitters of anticipation, the satisfaction of success.

Sports Backers events help to motivate and inspire new runners to reach new accomplishments, and they celebrate the joy and the thrill of getting active.

 Check out Sports Backers Youth Running Events

  • Atlantic Union Bank 10K Mini: A one-mile run just for kids! Ages 4-12. This a great distance and a great course for young runners. And their finish line? It’s the same finish as the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k, one of the nation’s biggest 10k races.
  • Marathon, Jr. This fall Halloween-themed run is for ghosts and ghouls, astronauts and princesses, lions and tigers – all kinds of costumes are on the run! And it’s family friendly with a course especially for kids ages 4-14.