The Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler 2021

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Short review

The historic Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler will celebrate its 47th year on September 24-25, 2021. Join more than 4,000 runners on a historic course that has hosted participants from around the globe. The 10 mile run, 4 and more mile run/walk, and Amazing Mile Children's Run invite men, women, and children of all ages and abilities to participate. The festivities begin Thursday night with packet pick-up, and continue Friday with the Amazing Mile Children’s Run, and a fun, family-friendly festival in downtown Lynchburg. On Saturday, thousands will take part in the 10 mile run and our 4 and more mile run/walk (NEW COURSE). The Lynchburg Road Runners Club, founded in 1973 to organize the Virginia 10 Miler, continues to own and organize the Moore & Giles 10 Miler and its associated events. For more information please visit the event's website HERE.

REGISTRATION - - DATES & PRICING
Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler: 
7/1 - 8/1  $55     ||     8/2 - 9/1  $65     ||     9/2-9/22  $75     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23, Fri. 9/24 & Race Day Sat. 9/25  $100

4+ Mile Run, presented by Bank of the James
7/1 - 8/1  $35     ||     8/2 - 9/1  $40     ||     9/2-9/22  $45     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23, Fri. 9/24 & Race Day Sat. 9/25  $65

4+ Mile Walk, presented by Centra
7/1 - 8/1  $35     ||     8/2 - 9/1  $40     ||     9/2-9/22  $45     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23, Fri. 9/24 & Race Day Sat. 9/25  $65

Lynchburg Road Runners Club Member Discount:
We are happy to provide a discount to our Lynchburg Road Runners Club members. Discounts are applied at checkout, to current, active, members of the Lynchburg Road Runners Club. This is verified through the LRRC  roster found on RunSignUp. This promotion begins  7/01/2021 and expires on 9/1/2021. LRRC discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to a registration that was completed before the promotion or to a registration that has been completed during the promotional period. This discount applies only to the 'in-person" Virginia 10 Miler, Virginia 4+ Mile Run, and Virginia 4+ Miler Walk.

REFER FRIENDS & SAVE
Register for our "in person" events and receive a refund of up to $55 for the Virginia 10 Miler and up to $35 for the 4+ Miler when 5 or more friends register using a your personal URL.
Here's how it works.... after you register you will be provided with a unique URL you can share with friends. When 5 of your friends use your unique URL for their registration....you receive your credit.  Register early and you could race for FREE.

VIRTUAL EVENTS (10 & 4 MILE)
7/1 - 9/27  $40

Amazing Mile Children's Runs*:
7/1 - 9/22  $15     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23 & Race Day Fri. 9/24  $25, if entry limits are not met**

*Children can register for one of three Amazing Children's Runs to be held Friday evening September 24th. Entry for the Amazing Mile Childrens 1/4 mile (Ages 0-5) and 1/2 mile (Ages 6-9) and The Amazing Mile Childrens Run (Ages 13 & under).
**Race Entry Limits:  1/4 mile (150), 1/2 mile (200), 1 mile (400). Registration will close when these events reach capacity. 

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entry fees cannot be applied to future races or events and/or transferred to another person.

Please note:  No strollers or personal music devices. No Pets of any kind.

VIRGINIA 10 MILER COURSE PROFILE  -  10 MI
Runners proceed north on Langhorne Road for 3 miles, the first 1.5 miles are downhill after which runners climb Langhorne Road to Rivermont Terrace reaching the 3 mile mark and proceeding onto Rivermont Terrace. After a short distance on Rivermont Terrace, runners turn east onto historic Rivermont Avenue running past Randolph College (4/6 mile) and continuing down Rivermont Avenue to Riverside Park (4.5 mile).  The course proceeds clockwise through Riverside Park overlooking the James River. Runners return same route finishing up the infamous, 1.5 mile “Farm Basket” hill.

4+ MILE RUN & WALK (NEW COURSE) - 4.5 MI
For the first time in the event's history our shorter distance participants will run/walk Lynchburg's newest trail extension (Langhorne Road Bridge), the challenge of Farm Basket Hill, and the excitement of finishing at E.C. Glass High School. The start and finish for the 4.5 mile event are the same. Participants proceed down Langhorne Road following the 10 Miler course past Farm Basket to Cranehill.
Turning Left onto Cranehill participants proceed .2 miles to Linkhorne Middle School turning left into the school entrance from Cranehill Drive and following the parking lot driveway to the Blackwater Creek Bikeway Langhorne Bridge Trail extension. Participants will enjoy a paved bikeway above Langhorne Road as they cross Langhorne Road Bridge, turning off the bikeway at the Awareness Garden and onto Old Langhorne Road.
Participants rejoin Langhorne Road proceeding underneath Langhorne Road Bridge and travel back to E.C. Glass High School up Farm Basket Hill (Langhorne Road, 1.5 miles).

TIME LIMITS:  VA10 Miler (2.5 hours)  VA4+ Miler (2.25 hours)
Participants must be past the following areas to avoid disqualification
Rivermont Avenue:  9:30am
Langhorne Road / Crane Hill Drive:  10:00am
Finish Line Closes:  10:30am

FINISHER MEDALS & T-SHIRTS
Commemorative 47th Anniversary Finisher Medals to all that finish the Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler. Commemorative Finisher Medals to all that finish the Virginia 4+ Mile events.

Event t-shirts are guaranteed to those that register before September 2nd.  Registrations received on September 2nd thru September 25th are not guaranteed a shirt. Extra shirts are available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

LIVE MUSIC ON THE COURSE
Live bands and music will be located throughout the courses for both events. 

CORPORATE TEAM COMPETITION
A Corporate Team Competition will take place for the 10 run event and is available ONLY to our corporate partners/sponsors. Typically, these registrations are taken through a corporate registration portal. Contact racedirector@virginia10miler.com with any questions. 

There will be 3 team categories; Mixed, Male, and Female. Awards will be given to the top scoring team in each category. The best 5 corporate finishers, for each team category, will be designated as that corporation's team. Teams will be ranked by the cumulative time of the 5 best team finishers. Team entries will be accepted until August 15, 2021. Corporate entries will only be accepted online or submitted to the Race Director with prior arrangement.

ALL COMPETITORS FOR A CORPORATE TEAM MUST BE EMPLOYED BY THE COMPANY THEY ARE DECLARING. FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF A COMPANY WILL NOT QUALIFY.

OPEN TEAM COMPETITION
Open team competition will take place for the 10 mile run. An award will be given to the 1st Place Open Team and Runner-up Open Team. An open team will consist of no more than 5 members with the top 4 finishers cumulative time used for scoring. One finisher must be female.  Team entries will be accepted until Sunday September 19, 2021. Open team entries will only be accepted online.

ELITE ATHLETE ENTRY
Please visit the race website for more information on Elite Athlete Entry. www.virginia10miler.com

EVENT SCHEDULE
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Packet Pickup (ALL EVENTS) 3:00-7:00pm
Location: TBD

Friday, September 24, 2021
Packet Pickup (10 Miler, 4+ Miler, 4+ Mile Walk) 3:00-7:00pm
Location: TBD

Packet Pickup (Amazing Mile Events) 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Amazement Square Education Museum, 27 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA  24504

Family Festival 4:30-7:30pm
Amazing Children Runs 6:00pm
Start / Finish:  Amazement Square Education Museum, 27 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA  24504

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Packet Pickup/Registration:  6:30am - 7:15am
Location:  E.C. Glass High School, 2111 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA  24501

Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler (Start 8:00am)
4+ Mile Run, presented by Bank of the James  (Start TBD)
4+ Mile Walk, presented by Centra (Start TBD)

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Road Running , Walk , Vertical race

Distance:

Less than 5K , 5 to 10K , 10K to Half Marathon

Price:

from $25

Organized since 2013

Short review

The historic Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler will celebrate its 47th year on September 24-25, 2021. Join more than 4,000 runners on a historic course that has hosted participants from around the globe. The 10 mile run, 4 and more mile run/walk, and Amazing Mile Children's Run invite men, women, and children of all ages and abilities to participate. The festivities begin Thursday night with packet pick-up, and continue Friday with the Amazing Mile Children’s Run, and a fun, family-friendly festival in downtown Lynchburg. On Saturday, thousands will take part in the 10 mile run and our 4 and more mile run/walk (NEW COURSE). The Lynchburg Road Runners Club, founded in 1973 to organize the Virginia 10 Miler, continues to own and organize the Moore & Giles 10 Miler and its associated events. For more information please visit the event's website HERE.

REGISTRATION - - DATES & PRICING
Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler: 
7/1 - 8/1  $55     ||     8/2 - 9/1  $65     ||     9/2-9/22  $75     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23, Fri. 9/24 & Race Day Sat. 9/25  $100

4+ Mile Run, presented by Bank of the James
7/1 - 8/1  $35     ||     8/2 - 9/1  $40     ||     9/2-9/22  $45     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23, Fri. 9/24 & Race Day Sat. 9/25  $65

4+ Mile Walk, presented by Centra
7/1 - 8/1  $35     ||     8/2 - 9/1  $40     ||     9/2-9/22  $45     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23, Fri. 9/24 & Race Day Sat. 9/25  $65

Lynchburg Road Runners Club Member Discount:
We are happy to provide a discount to our Lynchburg Road Runners Club members. Discounts are applied at checkout, to current, active, members of the Lynchburg Road Runners Club. This is verified through the LRRC  roster found on RunSignUp. This promotion begins  7/01/2021 and expires on 9/1/2021. LRRC discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to a registration that was completed before the promotion or to a registration that has been completed during the promotional period. This discount applies only to the 'in-person" Virginia 10 Miler, Virginia 4+ Mile Run, and Virginia 4+ Miler Walk.

REFER FRIENDS & SAVE
Register for our "in person" events and receive a refund of up to $55 for the Virginia 10 Miler and up to $35 for the 4+ Miler when 5 or more friends register using a your personal URL.
Here's how it works.... after you register you will be provided with a unique URL you can share with friends. When 5 of your friends use your unique URL for their registration....you receive your credit.  Register early and you could race for FREE.

VIRTUAL EVENTS (10 & 4 MILE)
7/1 - 9/27  $40

Amazing Mile Children's Runs*:
7/1 - 9/22  $15     ||     Packet Pickup Thurs. 9/23 & Race Day Fri. 9/24  $25, if entry limits are not met**

*Children can register for one of three Amazing Children's Runs to be held Friday evening September 24th. Entry for the Amazing Mile Childrens 1/4 mile (Ages 0-5) and 1/2 mile (Ages 6-9) and The Amazing Mile Childrens Run (Ages 13 & under).
**Race Entry Limits:  1/4 mile (150), 1/2 mile (200), 1 mile (400). Registration will close when these events reach capacity. 

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entry fees cannot be applied to future races or events and/or transferred to another person.

Please note:  No strollers or personal music devices. No Pets of any kind.

VIRGINIA 10 MILER COURSE PROFILE  -  10 MI
Runners proceed north on Langhorne Road for 3 miles, the first 1.5 miles are downhill after which runners climb Langhorne Road to Rivermont Terrace reaching the 3 mile mark and proceeding onto Rivermont Terrace. After a short distance on Rivermont Terrace, runners turn east onto historic Rivermont Avenue running past Randolph College (4/6 mile) and continuing down Rivermont Avenue to Riverside Park (4.5 mile).  The course proceeds clockwise through Riverside Park overlooking the James River. Runners return same route finishing up the infamous, 1.5 mile “Farm Basket” hill.

4+ MILE RUN & WALK (NEW COURSE) - 4.5 MI
For the first time in the event's history our shorter distance participants will run/walk Lynchburg's newest trail extension (Langhorne Road Bridge), the challenge of Farm Basket Hill, and the excitement of finishing at E.C. Glass High School. The start and finish for the 4.5 mile event are the same. Participants proceed down Langhorne Road following the 10 Miler course past Farm Basket to Cranehill.
Turning Left onto Cranehill participants proceed .2 miles to Linkhorne Middle School turning left into the school entrance from Cranehill Drive and following the parking lot driveway to the Blackwater Creek Bikeway Langhorne Bridge Trail extension. Participants will enjoy a paved bikeway above Langhorne Road as they cross Langhorne Road Bridge, turning off the bikeway at the Awareness Garden and onto Old Langhorne Road.
Participants rejoin Langhorne Road proceeding underneath Langhorne Road Bridge and travel back to E.C. Glass High School up Farm Basket Hill (Langhorne Road, 1.5 miles).

TIME LIMITS:  VA10 Miler (2.5 hours)  VA4+ Miler (2.25 hours)
Participants must be past the following areas to avoid disqualification
Rivermont Avenue:  9:30am
Langhorne Road / Crane Hill Drive:  10:00am
Finish Line Closes:  10:30am

FINISHER MEDALS & T-SHIRTS
Commemorative 47th Anniversary Finisher Medals to all that finish the Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler. Commemorative Finisher Medals to all that finish the Virginia 4+ Mile events.

Event t-shirts are guaranteed to those that register before September 2nd.  Registrations received on September 2nd thru September 25th are not guaranteed a shirt. Extra shirts are available on a first-come basis at packet pickup.

LIVE MUSIC ON THE COURSE
Live bands and music will be located throughout the courses for both events. 

CORPORATE TEAM COMPETITION
A Corporate Team Competition will take place for the 10 run event and is available ONLY to our corporate partners/sponsors. Typically, these registrations are taken through a corporate registration portal. Contact racedirector@virginia10miler.com with any questions. 

There will be 3 team categories; Mixed, Male, and Female. Awards will be given to the top scoring team in each category. The best 5 corporate finishers, for each team category, will be designated as that corporation's team. Teams will be ranked by the cumulative time of the 5 best team finishers. Team entries will be accepted until August 15, 2021. Corporate entries will only be accepted online or submitted to the Race Director with prior arrangement.

ALL COMPETITORS FOR A CORPORATE TEAM MUST BE EMPLOYED BY THE COMPANY THEY ARE DECLARING. FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF A COMPANY WILL NOT QUALIFY.

OPEN TEAM COMPETITION
Open team competition will take place for the 10 mile run. An award will be given to the 1st Place Open Team and Runner-up Open Team. An open team will consist of no more than 5 members with the top 4 finishers cumulative time used for scoring. One finisher must be female.  Team entries will be accepted until Sunday September 19, 2021. Open team entries will only be accepted online.

ELITE ATHLETE ENTRY
Please visit the race website for more information on Elite Athlete Entry. www.virginia10miler.com

EVENT SCHEDULE
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Packet Pickup (ALL EVENTS) 3:00-7:00pm
Location: TBD

Friday, September 24, 2021
Packet Pickup (10 Miler, 4+ Miler, 4+ Mile Walk) 3:00-7:00pm
Location: TBD

Packet Pickup (Amazing Mile Events) 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Amazement Square Education Museum, 27 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA  24504

Family Festival 4:30-7:30pm
Amazing Children Runs 6:00pm
Start / Finish:  Amazement Square Education Museum, 27 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA  24504

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Packet Pickup/Registration:  6:30am - 7:15am
Location:  E.C. Glass High School, 2111 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA  24501

Moore & Giles Virginia 10 Miler (Start 8:00am)
4+ Mile Run, presented by Bank of the James  (Start TBD)
4+ Mile Walk, presented by Centra (Start TBD)


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10 Miler

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(Virtual) 10 Miler

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10 Miler

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from $100

(Virtual) 10 Miler

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The race starts at 00:01

16.1 km

from $40

4+ Mile Run

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The race starts at 08:00

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from $65

4+ Mile WALK

September 25, 2021

The race starts at 08:05

7.2 km

from $65

4 Miler (Run)

September 28, 2019

The race starts at 08:00

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from $75

4 Mile Walk

September 28, 2019

The race starts at 08:05

6.4 km

from $75

4 Miler (Run)

September 26, 2020

The race starts at 08:00

6.4 km

from $75

4 Mile Walk

September 26, 2020

The race starts at 08:05

6.4 km

from $75

(Virtual) 4 Miler WALK

September 20, 2020

The race starts at 00:01

6.4 km

from $30

(Virtual) 4 Mile RUN

September 24, 2021

The race starts at 00:01

6.4 km

from $40

(Virtual) 4 Mile WALK

September 24, 2021

The race starts at 00:01

6.4 km

from $40

Amazing Childrens 1 mile

September 27, 2019

The race starts at 18:00

1.6 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1 mile

September 25, 2020

The race starts at 18:00

1.6 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1 mile

September 24, 2021

The race starts at 18:00

1.6 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1/2 mile

September 27, 2019

The race starts at 18:00

0.8 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1/2 mile

September 25, 2020

The race starts at 18:00

0.8 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1/2 mile

September 24, 2021

The race starts at 18:00

0.8 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1/4 mile

September 27, 2019

The race starts at 18:00

0.4 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1/4 mile

September 25, 2020

The race starts at 18:00

0.4 km

from $25

Amazing Childrens 1/4 mile

September 24, 2021

The race starts at 18:00

0.4 km

from $25

(Virtual) 4 Miler RUN

September 20, 2020

The race starts at 00:01

from $30

Weather for Sep 24, 2021

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Wind: m/s.

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Very Good for running

Past weather

Sep 28, 1974

76.9 °F, wind 5.26m/s

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Sep 27, 1975

76.9 °F, wind 3.75m/s

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Sep 29, 1979

68.79 °F, wind 4.98m/s

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Sep 29, 1984

51.9 °F, wind 10.64m/s

Light rain in the morning and afternoon..

Sep 28, 2002

84.23 °F, wind 8.07m/s

Light rain in the morning..

Sep 25, 2004

78.96 °F, wind 2.14m/s

Foggy overnight..

Sep 25, 2010

91.46 °F, wind 3.79m/s

Clear throughout the day..

Sep 24, 2011

74.22 °F, wind 1.09m/s

Rain throughout the day..

Sep 22, 2012

81.62 °F, wind 3.22m/s

Foggy in the morning..

Sep 27, 2013

75.87 °F, wind 2.45m/s

Mostly cloudy throughout the day..

Sep 26, 2014

72.64 °F, wind 5.07m/s

Possible drizzle overnight..

Sep 25, 2015

76.87 °F, wind 4.52m/s

Possible drizzle overnight..

Sep 23, 2016

81.52 °F, wind 3.57m/s

Possible drizzle in the afternoon..

Sep 22, 2017

86.43 °F, wind 2.11m/s

Clear throughout the day..

Sep 28, 2018

70.71 °F, wind 5.44m/s

Rain throughout the day..

Sep 27, 2019

91.7 °F, wind 3.43m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

Sep 20, 2020

77.06 °F, wind 5.2m/s

Partly cloudy throughout the day..

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