Radford University Tartan 5k, A Twilight Run

2116 Dale Ave SE
Roanoke, VA 24013

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Event Description

Welcome to the inaugural year of the Tartan 5K twilight run, a celebration of health, happiness, and the exhilarating experiences that takes you on a scenic run through the Greenway at Tinker Creek! This race is sponsored by Radford University in Roanoke. As the Health Science Campus, this event aims to provide support in celebrating our healthcare professionals, both current and future.

Get ready to lace up your running shoes and embrace the spirit of the Tartan as you dash through the greenway in this unique and lively event. Whether you choose to run in a kilt, or even in scrubs to honor the healthcare community, every step you take will contribute to a healthier, happier you, as well as a stronger community bond. After the race, stick around for a post-run celebration filled with music, food, and camaraderie. 

So mark your calendars, gather you friends and family, and join us for the inaugural year of the Tartan 5k, a twilight run. Where every step you take supports a healthier, happier you while honoring the incredible individuals who dedicate their lives to caring for others. Let’s lace up, embrace the tartan spirit, and make this race a truly unforgettable experience.

Runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs are welcome!

Pre-race party starts at 5:30pm! Come get hyped up for the race with our DJ and get covered in glow paint! It will be a night you'll love to look back on with pictures in our black light photo booth! 

*This race is chip-timed on a certified course.

Discounts will be applied to Radford University students, faculty, staff, and current healthcare workers during checkout.

Award Groups:

1st and 2nd Male and Female, overall
Highlander Tartan Spirit Award
Radford University Student Group Award 

Packet Pick-up:

Wednesday, September 18th 2024, 11:00am-1:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm at Radford University, Community Hospital Lobby
Thursday, September 19th 2024, 11:00am-1:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm at Radford University, Community Hospital Lobby

There will not be a race day packet pickup

Radford University at Carilion
101 Elm Ave SE
Roanoke, VA 24013 

Participants will receive:

-Finisher Medal
-Race T-Shirt (Must register by 8/20/2024 to receive shirt)
-Swag Bag 

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