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,!

Blue Ridge Gravity D Cup Enduro Race Series

(18+, 14+ with an adult) The D Cup Enduro Downhill Race Series is a spring race series put on by Blue Ridge Gravity with support from Roanoke Parks and Recreation for all riding levels, beginner to pro. These spring training races make training for the travel summer races fun! For 2015, look for new additions, such as pre-race group rides, new trails, shuttle days, and even a clunker bike. Stay tuned! The race format is ride up, race down, no entry fee, no red tape, just fun, pure racing with your friends! The dates listed below are in conjunction with Roanoke Parks and Recreation. The entire series also includes North Mountain on 2/1/15, Sulphur Ridge on 2/21/15, and Jabberwocky and Hairball on 3/1/15.Registration is available online in advance or the day of the race.

Buck D Cup Race

Date: Sunday, March 15th at 12:00 p.m.
Price: FREE!
Meeting Location: Top of the Buck Trail at Carvins Cove
Register Here. The deadline to register online is

Mill Mountain Mayhem 10K Trail Race

(13+) The 7th Annual Mill Mountain Mayhem 10K will corkscrew around and to the top of the City’s favorite outdoor playground. This race will challenge the best of the best, and has been voted the best and hardest trail run in the area the past two years. As a part of the Roanoke Non Ultra Trail Series (RNUTS), this event will be timed and managed in conjunction with Mountain Junkies, LLC.

Date: Saturday, April 11th at 9:00 a.m.
Price: $27.50 before March 17, $32 after March 17, $35 on race day
Meeting Location: Riverland Road Parking Lot to Mill Mountain Park
Register Here. For more information, visit

Off The Rails Triathlon

Saturday, May 30th at Fallon Park

Conquer the Cove Marathon and 25K Trail Races

Sunday, May 31st at Carvins Cove

On The Trails Duathlon

Sunday, November 15th at Carvins Cove

Wednesday Night Disco Mountain Biking Race Series

TBD Spring 2015