Lynchburg - The 39th Virginia 10 Miler is this Saturday morning, 8 o'clock start at E.C. Glass High School.
The race continues to grow. Race Director Jeff Fedorko says more than three thousand total runners and walkers will take off from the start line at 8. In addition, four of the last five champions are back this year. Fedorko calls it the most talented field the race has had in many years. Runners from six different countries will compete, Poland, Russia, Ethiopia, Kenya, the U-K and the United States.
Jeff Fedorko, 6TH-YEAR RACE DIRECTOR - "We're always trying to improve the event, so just when I think I understand everything, we're always pushing the limits on how to be a nationally-known event."