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Tired of being inside?  The "It's Your Move" Challenge will help raise awareness of the history, arts, and cultural heritage of Blacksburg along with its historic riding/runing/walking/hiking trails while supporting the organizations whose missions are to educate and build community around them.  Get out and Bike, Walk, Run, or Hike and raise funds for the Blacksburg Museum and Cultural Foundation.  


YOUR CHALLENGE will be to bike, run, walk, or hike the local  historic trails while helping to raise funds for local history! Money raised will benefit the Blacksburg Museum & Cultural Foundation with a portion going to the New River Valley Bicycle Association and Blacksburg Striders for membership!  Additionally, Friends of the Huckleberry Trail and ROAM-NRV will be involved with opportunities to learn more and get involved!

Sign up is now open!   The CHALLENGE fundraiser runs the entire month of June

  • Register for free! 

  • Set a miles challenge and a fundraising goal.

  • Design your own  “Participant Page” where you can upload pictures and post your mileage  so your friends, family and sponsors can watch you crush your goals!!

  • Share!  Let your friends, family, and social followers that they can sponsor or participate

  • Spend the month of June riding, running, walking, or hiking (your choice) around Blacksburg or wherever you are.


As a special Thank You for participating everyone will get a free one year membership to the Blacksburg Museum and Cultural Foundation.  There are special incentives including a commemorative “It’s Your Move!” patch and t-shirts for goals achieved as well as a ‘swag bag’, a one year membership to the participating partner of your choice and links to some of the best trails here in Blacksburg! There will be a drawing for an awesome “adventure package” for anyone who raises $1000 or more. 

Not in Blacksburg or will be on vacation in June? No problem!! You can ride anywhere – just post your pictures and miles completed from anywhere in the world using the Strava App (free version available) or manually!  Form a team and add to the enjoyment and have a friendly competition with another team from work, your friends or family!

You will get links to great, local historic trails and walks that will teach you history of the area while exercising your mind and body.