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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Eight Mile Bridge Challenge Walk

Eight Mile Walk

Event Headquarters: Christiansburg Recreation Center at 1600 North Franklin Street

 Christiansburg, VA 24073


Entry Fee: FREE

The first 70 participants registered will receive a complimentary t-shirt.

Registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 10.    Registration Form

Schedule: Check in begins at 8 a.m. on Sept. 22 at the Christiansburg Recreation Center, and participants must be on site by 8:15. The shuttle bus will depart for the Blacksburg Library at 8:30 a.m. FOR SAFETY REASONS, NO ANIMALS ARE PERMITTED ON THE SHUTTLE BUSES!

Course: The walk on the Huckleberry Trail will begin at the Blacksburg Library and end at the Christiansburg Recreation Center.    Course Map

Approximate Walk Time and Length: 2.5 - 3 hours; approximately 8.3 miles

Age Groups: 17 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Hydration: Proper hydration will be the responsibility of the participant. Please bring your own water in your own personal water bottle. Water stations will be located at the Warm Hearth road crossing and Renva W. Knowles Bridge.

Post-walk: Free beverages will be available for walkers at the completion of the walk at event headquarters.

Restrooms: Available at event headquarters (no showers).

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