Virginia 10 Miler celebrates 40 years - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Virginia 10 Miler celebrates 40 years

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LYNCHBURG, VA -

Runners kicked off the Genworth Virginia 10 Miler kickoff Thursday night in Lynchburg.

About one hundred people ran three miles for the kickoff.

This is the 40th year for the event.  Organizers say it's one of the oldest ten mile road races in the United States.

New this year is a training program if you're interested in running.

The race is September 28th.

We're told about 1,200 people finished the race last year and it has an estimated economic impact of $200,000.

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