King & Queen of the Mountain – Trail Run Challenge

  • Date: This is an ongoing activity that will be occurring periodically throughout the festival.
  • Registration: Not Required
  • Hosted By: RunAbout Sports Roanoke
  • Location: Mill Mountain Trail Network
  • Ages: All Ages

presented by Adidas Outdoors and RunAbout Sports Roanoke

Be crowned the king and queen of trail running at GO Fest.


Run the course anytime after October 13, at 12:00 am and before October 19, at 3:00 pm to qualify for the contest. You can run the course as many times as you would like. You can run the course prior to the week of GO Fest but only completions of the course during the week of GO Fest will be counted for the King and Queen Challenge. You also must join the Runabout Sports Roanoke and Roanoke Outside Clubs on Strava.

The course will start and finish on the Roanoke Greenway near the new site for GO Fest. The start and finish will be the steel beam statue near the pedestrian bridge. There will be signs at the start and finish. There is a predetermined course so make sure you're familiar with it.

Check out the route and leaderboard here:

Route Directions:

START on Greenway towards Mill Mountain (At the steel beam statue near bridge)

Right (at the Power Station before Walnut) 0.7

Left onto Hamilton Terrace Southeast 0.7

Right on Walnut Avenue Southeast (stay on sidewalk) 0.8

Right onto Sylvan Road Southeast 1.1

Proceed onto Mill Mountain Greenway/ Old Road 1.2

turn onto Monument Trail and climb

At Star Trail intersection CONTINUE on Monument to big bikes statues

Cross the road (look out for traffic)

Proceed onto Ridgeline Trail

Follow Ridgeline to Discover Center

From Discover center follow paved greenway to the Star

Go past Star to Star Trail

Turn left onto Star Trail

At Monument and Star Trail intersection turn left onto monument

Follow trail until Mill Mountain Greenway/ Old Road

Follow road to Sylvan

Turn left on Walnut (stay on sidewalk)

Left onto Hamilton Terrace Southeast 5.2

Right (at the Power Station towards Greenway) 5.2

Left onto Roanoke River Greenway 5.3

Follow Greenway back to steel beam statue

Arrive at Finish

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