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.
- What to Expect on Race Day Wednesday, March 25th
- Richmond Bike Startups worth checking out! Friday, March 13th
- Chris Calfee Reflects on Record-Setting Trail Run Monday, March 9th
- Active RVA Awards Luncheon Honors Over 130 Certified Organizations Wednesday, March 4th
- The big win on Floyd Avenue. Tuesday, February 24th
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.