Latest Club News

New SVR Logo 3-6-12 Red Outline

Spring has sprung, so get outside and enjoy an SVR-sponsored race!
Winning with Wellness 5K at Admiral Byrd Middle School
April 12:
Miana Stewart 5K at Musselman Middle School
Champions for Children 5K at Greenwood Mill Elementary

(Kids May 2 4pm; 10k May 3 8:30am)

The AB10K and Kids’ Mile are two of the biggest running events in the Shenandoah Valley and has long relied on SVR volunteer help. Race Director Rosie Schiavone would LOVE to have your help. She needs help not only on race day but also before the race to stuff race packets. The race packet party will be on Tuesday April 22 at 6pm at Rosie’s house in Winchester. Contact her to help  Registration for the race is now underway. Download an entry or register online by going to

Congratulations to all the 2013 SVR award winners!  Pictures from the banquet can be found here!


Thanks to Karsten Brown for the many photos such as the ones you see at the top of this page that he takes at SVR (and other!) races.


Our Mission

SVR’s mission is to promote and encourage running, including the fostering of amateur competition and the education of the community on the benefit of physical fitness and sports, regardless of age, gender or physical condition. To accomplish its mission, SVR holds races and social runs, awards scholarships, sponsors speakers and coordinates with other agencies advocating running, jogging,or walking as a means of physical fitness.