Celebrate 20 Years of Greenways on May 13, 2017! 



*NEW in 2017* Greenway Adventure Triathlon IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In consideration of Roanoke River forecast and after much deliberation, we have decided to cancel the paddle portion of the Adventure Triathlon. Safety is of utmost importance to us and, with a river crest projected for 2 p.m. tomorrow, we cannot allow the paddle leg to occur. The low water bridge floods at approximately 3 feet and the projection is 4.3 feet. Information regarding river levels can be found at: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=rnk&gage=ronv2. The good news is that the running and cycling stages will continue with modifications. We will send out additional information and details regarding the new Adventure Duathlon later today. Given that the event will proceed, we will not be providing refunds due to elimination of the paddling leg. However, if you rented a kayak from Roanoke Mountain Adventures for the race, you will be refunded the full amount for the rental. View the updated course map.

Four-Mile Gallop
Beginning at River's Edge, this four-mile race winds around the beautiful Roanoke River Greenway to just past 9th Street and loops back to the starting line, where festivities await! View the updated course map. 

Kids' Fun Run
The almost half-mile race begins at River's Edge, heads towards the Franklin Road Bridge where runners turn around and head back to the finish line!

Greenway Walk
Walk about one and a half miles from River's Edge Sports Complex on this scenic route!

Parking, Race Headquarters and After Party
River's Edge Sports Complex North - 210 Reserve Avenue SW, Roanoke,VA 24016

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Gallop for a Great Cause!


Gallop 4 the Greenways is an annual fundraising event to support our growing network of pedestrian and bicycle trails. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission and Pathfinders for Greenways, we have added a new Adventure Triathlon to the annual Gallop 4 the Greenways, Kids' Fun Run, walk and after party. Home base will be at River's Edge Sports Complex in the City of Roanoke. Stick around after the races for post-race festivities including music, food and a fine selection of beverages proper for adults and children. Mark your calendars today and join us in supporting one of the most important quality of life assets in the Roanoke Valley!



Stay After for our Post-Race Party!


When the race is over, the real fun gets underway. Celebrate our Greenways with live music, great food and adult and kid-friendly beverages after the race.

Admission to the post-race party is absolutely free to the public, so invite family and friends to stay after and celebrate the Greenways and finishing your race or walk.

Live music will start off with Righteous Love Quest, a homegrown funk band, and the Dancing Chicken Band to round out the evening!!