Hundreds participate in Star City Half Marathon

starcityrace

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – Hundreds laced up their running shoes to participate in the Star City Half Marathon on Saturday morning. The event included a 10k and a 13.1 mile race.

This was the 30th Anniversary for the race. This year organizers created a new course that started near the Visitors Center in downtown Roanoke and took runners through the Star City and along the Roanoke River Greenway.

Organizers said more than 700 people participated in the events. They said this was the first year where the number of female athletes was higher than the number of male athletes participating.

MEDIA GENERAL may allow you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise provide content to MEDIA GENERAL Web sites, including, but not limited to, photos, video, audio, comments, articles, blogs, forums and any other such communication in which you provide content to the Web site ("User Content"). You agree that you are solely responsible for your communications and any content you provide. Read full terms and conditions of use by clicking here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s