Trail Events and Races

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Roanoke Parks and Recreation is proud to partner and offer several Trail Events and Races throughout the year.  Check out what we have going on below! For more races, visit our new race website,!

SeptemberCross Cyclocross Race Series NEW! MtnBikerObstacle

The tyranny never ends! Join Roanoke Parks and Recreation and the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club (BRBC) for SeptemberCross. This new fall series is a fun cyclocross bike racing event for beginners to experienced riders alike. Grab a wide tire bike and come check out the new and improved Fallon Park race course. This race is free for BRBC members. Membership to BRBC is $20 and available on site at Fallon Park on race day or in advance at

Race Dates: Thursdays in September: 3, 10, 17, 24
Race Start: 6:00 p.m.; Registration opens at 5:00 p.m.
Price: FREE for BRBC members, membership available on site
Location: Fallon Park Cyclocross Course
The deadline to register online is 2 days prior to each race. Participants can also register for the entire 4 race series by September 1. Participants can register on site before 5:45 p.m. each night before the race.

More information can be found on SeptemberCross at!

Register for September 3
Register for September 10
Register for September 17
Register for September 24

GO Cross

(All Ages) Go Cross is a cyclocross race that is part of the VACX series. Held at Fallon Park at Virginia’s only year round cyclocross course, this challenging course includes sand, climbing, stairs, man made barriers, paved, and traditional grass sections. Racers do as many loops as possible in a certain time on the one mile course. Cyclocross is one of the fastest growing cycling disciplines and certainly the biggest crowd pleaser, so if racing isn’t for you, grab your cowbell and come cheer everyone on!

Race Date: Saturday, October 17
Race Times: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Price: $25 for adults; $10 for juniors
Location: Fallon Park Cyclocross Course
Register at Registration is available the day of the race.

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On The Trails Duathlon 

(18+, 10+ with an adult) The Second Annual On the Trails Duathlon will take place at Carvins Cove this November and showcase some of the most popular views and trails the Cove has to offer. This race is a run-bike-run event from the Boat Dock side of the Cove on trails including Schoolhouse, Enchanted Forest, Little Bell, Arrowhead, Happy Valley, and more. This is the final race of the new Roanoke Multi-Sport Series. More information on the race can be found at

Race Date: Sunday, November 1
Race Time: 9:00 a.m. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.
Early Bird Registration until September 30: $40 for individuals/$60 for teams
Pre-Registration until October 29: $50 for individuals/$70 for teams
Day of Registration on November 1: $60 for individuals/$80 for teams
Location: Boat Dock at Carvins Cove 9644 Reservoir Road in Roanoke
Register Here.