Trail Races

Explore Park offers fourteen miles of hiking, biking and running trails making it the perfect location for fun runs or adventure races!. Fun runs and adventure races are the perfect way to raise funds and awareness for your community group or organization. Don’t forget to add on an outdoor or indoor venue for the after party featuring food and music!

Our trail system encompasses 14 miles of varied grade trails, many of which are designed to meet International Mountain Bicycling Association environmentally friendly standards. The trails contain hilly, mountainous terrain with off-camber straightaways, whoops, plenty of climbs and fast drops. The trails are under a canopy of trees for a shady ride or run, plus you'll enjoy a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife.

Explore Park's river frontage and location along the scenic Roanoke River Gorge allow for convenient triathlon event featuring paddle, run & ride.

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Fee Schedules - Trail Races & Usage

  • $3 per person for events with less than 500 participants
  • $5 per person for events with 501-1500 participants


Greg Martin, Outdoor Services Manager
(540) 283-2693 

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