Downtown Sundown 5K

Downtown Sundown 5K

Jun 15, 2024

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Race Distance



Course Type

Point to point

Event Details

Come join the fun and run the streets and trails of Blacksburg at sunset! Prizes awarded under the stars! The Downtown Sundown 5k Race is part of Summer Solstice Festival and 2024 RunAbout Race Series presented by Roots Realty Group, Skip Slocum & Associates. 

Packet pick-up and race day registration

You can pick up packets at RunAbout Sports from 3pm to 7pm on Friday the 14th. Packet pickup is also available
on race day from 6pm to 7:50pm at the Alexander Black House Lawn on Draper Rd.
Race day registration for the event will close promptly at 7:45pm.

Race start is 8:00pm

Registration Fees

$28.00 before June 4th. June 4th - June 14 $33.00. Race Day registration is $33.00 

Safety Requirement

No animals on the course during the race, headphones are discouraged and strollers/ baby joggers need to 
start at the back. 


Overall: Top 3 male and female finishers will receive an award. The first male and female masters (40+) and grand 
masters (50+) will receive an award. Age group: Award three deep, male and female, in the following categories: below 16, 16-19, 
20-24, 25-29,30-34, 35-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Runners are eligible for one award, which will be determined in the following 
order of priority: overall, masters, grand masters, age group. Awards will not be mailed.


The 5K course loops from downtown through Blacksburg on roads and paved footpaths. The start/finish line is located at the Town of Blacksburg Municipal building near the intersection of Draper Rd and Washington St. All miles will be marked. Water will be available on the course. Course map

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Downtown Sundown 5K

Blacksburg, VA, USA

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