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Half marathon and 10K family fun races in Martinsville, VA - near Roanoke, VA and Greensboro NC

Martinsville Bulletin Half Marathon & 5K

Saturday, March 24, 2018


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What  an incredible day.  Over 550 runners/ walkers came out on a beautiful day.  Thank you to all the volunteers and a special shout out to Memorial Hospital , the Mustangs, US Cellular, Eastman, the police academy and the city of Martinsville.  Without great volunteers we could not put this race on!

Register here 

2017 Results

Virtual Runners are not in the results yet.  They will be added Monday.



Our INSPIRATION WALL is back for 2018.  There are so many reasons we run.  What inspires you?  Do you want to honor the life, the struggle or the memory of a friend or loved one.  Maybe you want to support a worthy cause that has impacted your life.  The MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN HALF MARATHON, 5K & RELAY gives you the opportunity to honor whatever inspires you and whoever you wish to inspire.  

For more information on the Wall and how to sign up, just click on the  button below.

Expo and Spaghetti Dinner

We are proud to add an Expo during packet pick up as well as carbo loading!  We will have a spaghetti dinner with meals available to go as well.  Pre-order spaghetti dinner beginning March 13 for $6.  Get it the day of for $8. Dinner includes Baked spaghetti, bread, salad and drink.  To go available as well.  

Corporate Team Challenge

Join with your associates to foster health and wellness in our community.   Represent your company or organization by running, walking or volunteering at the 8th annual Martinsville Bulletin Half Marathon & 5K on March 24, 2018.  All you have to do is identify your organization when you register, by completing the Corporate Challenge blank.  For details, just click on the  button below.

Half Marathon, 5K and Relay Training Teams

If you are nervous about training for your first 5K or half marathon, we can help!!! Get the support and advice to help guide you to the finish line!  

Half marathon training begins January 14
5K training begins February 11

Click on the Training Team Flyer for all the details.  If you have questions please contact!

The Elster Determination Award

"An award for people who overcome."  The Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA is proud to partner with the Elster Foundation to offer the Elster Determination Award!  This award is the brain child of Doug Goldstein who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2009 and has undergone numerous surgeries and procedures.  Doug, not satisfied with just surviving cancer, was determined to do what he loves... running.

Share your story and inspire others.  Each year, Miles in Martinsville will recognize all nominees and pick one overall winner for the Elster Determination Award.  This award is announced during the awards ceremony at the annual Martinsville Half Marathon, 5K & Relay. 

Do you have an incredible story to share or do you know someone that has overcome tremendous obstacles? We want to hear the stories of determination and inspiration. We want to hear about your challenges that you have had overcome to be the person you are today.  

Inspire others -- share your story! 

E-mail your nomination and their story to:


2016 Updated Results

Tentative results are posted.  If you don't see your results (Jenny Smith I need your time) please e-mail me at

While in Martinsville


Martinsville is easy to get to -- a mere 60 minutes south of Roanoke and 60 minutes north of Greensboro, both along the 220 corridor; and 30 minutes from Danville on Route 58 West.  The race begins at the Martinsville Y, 3 Starling Avenue in the city.

What to Do

There is plenty to keep you busy while spending the weekend in Martinsville and Henry  County.  From museums, arts, and music to exploring the beauty of the outdoors along trails and rivers, there is something for everyone.  Take a look at for local activities, things to do, and places to stay and dine.  Be sure to download the free Visit Martinsville travel app to your mobile device. It is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.


Run, Cheer, Volunteer!

Volunteers Needed and Appreciated

Interested in being a part of the biggest race event in Martinsville without all of the running?  Then the answer is clear, just volunteer.  Click on our volunteer page and sign up for your preferred job.  Bring your friends and join the fun!  For more information, please contact Brad Kinkema via phone, 276-632-6427 or email,

Contact Information

Contact Brad Kinkema at 276-632-6427 or





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