2020 Alpine Loop

Harrisonburg, the Outdoor Recreation Capital of the Shenandoah Valley, offers competitive opportunities for trail running, cycling and more. The City and surrounding areas have lined up a series of races this fall inviting participants to discover gravel trails, conquer mountain paths, and soak in all the breathtaking landscapes the area has to offer.Bicycle25th Annual Shenandoah Mountain 100 – An epic 100-mile backcountry bike race through George Washington National Forest41st Shenandoah Valley Century – The region’s oldest bicycle eventGo Nuts or Go Home XC | DH | Enduro Mountain Bike Race – Beckons adventure junkies to zoom down mountain trailsAlpine Loop Gran Fondo – Cyclists race through the streets of downtown HarrisonburgRunningGrindstone Trail Running Festival – Runners will push their endurance while racing through acres of national forest on three unique courses including 100M, 100K, and 21K distances. Fun/Family FriendlyRun the Runway 5K & Kids Fun Run – Runners of all ages and skill levels race on a real airport runway