New Blacksburg High School Cross Country coach Stephen Howard is a familiar face in the New River Valley running community. … More
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From dancer to ‘Darn Tough.’ Rachel Corrigan has been running ultras since age 16.
Blacksburg’s Rachel Corrigan may have grown up near the beach but she fell in love with the mountains at an … More
New job with Altra excites former RunAbout manager
Julie Wiemerslage landed a job with Altra running shoes that has her both “insanely excited” and heartbroken because it means … More
Former top marathoner Michelle Lowry still running strong in Blacksburg
As an assistant professor of accounting at Virginia Tech, Michelle Lowry knows numbers. So, let’s start with two statistics to … More
Lessons learned from leading a college track and cross country program at age 24
Brett Shelley set seven school records in four years of distance running for Hood College in Frederick, Maryland – but … More
Blacksburg running legend Peter Dorrell helps build community at Runabout
Nine-time state champ still holds the fastest 5K time in the history of Blacksburg cross country.
Update: Jenn Fleming’s comeback story continues with win at Holiday Lake 50K
Updated Feb. 16, 2019 Jenn Fleming’s inspiring comeback from a torn labrum continued last Saturday when she won the Holiday … More
BHS girls head to Nike Cross Nationals to compete against top U.S. teams
From left: Mari Garza, Julia Lattimer, Grayson Lawrence, Audrey Link, Ailene Edwards, Sophia Link, Kaitlynn Wolfe Blacksburg High School’s girls … More