We are the Sports Backers
The Sports Backers pursue a goal to transform greater Richmond into the most physically active community in the nation by leading the area in embracing and celebrating an active lifestyle. Our Events and Programs are designed to foster active lifestyles for everyone.
- Experiment to navigate from Northside to the Capital Trail. Wednesday, December 10th
- CarMax Tacky Light Run Brings Smiles Monday, December 8th
- Our first Bike Walk RVA Academy graduates! Friday, December 5th
- Give Back to Our Active Community Tuesday, December 2nd
- Thankful for Tacky, Crazy, Authentic Active RVA Wednesday, November 26th
There are 6,500 people annually that volunteer to make the Sports Backers organization and its events and programs the success they are today. With your support, we can make this region a more attractive and vibrant place to live where safe opportunities to walk, run, bike, swim, or workout abound and where access to these activities are available to all.