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.
- Local Grants Support Kids Run RVA and Call Federal Marathon, Jr. Participants Wednesday, October 22nd
- Prescribing Exercise Gains Momentum Tuesday, October 21st
- Richmond streets on the way to becoming more Complete! Tuesday, October 21st
- Behind the Scenes with Jon Lugbill Thursday, October 16th
- Second batch of Richmond bike/ped counts wrap up! Tuesday, October 14th
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.