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April’s events and festivals

Ain’t no foolin’ ‘bout these April events!

PHOTOS: the 2012 Monument Avenue 10k

We’ve got a supersized serving of photos from this weekend’s Monument 10k. Where else can you hang out in the middle of one of the greatest streets in American and watch over 40,000 people run by?

What you need to know: Monument 10k

The Monument 10k happens tomorrow! We have all the info that you need to be prepared: the race schedule, band listing, waves, and PARKING!

Chartsandgraphs: the 2012 Monument Avenue 10k

Last year we brought you The Monument Avenue 10k by the numbers. This year, we thought we’d show off the astounding numbers of the Monument 10k with a little chartsandgraphs. Enjoy!

Q&A: how Sports Backers hit its stride

The13th annual Monument Avenue 10k will take place later this weekend. While participants wrap-up their final week of training, Richmond BizSense spoke with Jon Lugbill, the Executive Director of Sports Backers, the organization in charge of putting on the 10k and other local sporting events, to get a better understand of the business side of local sports.

Local teen eager to participate in inaugural wheelchair division of the Monument 10k

For the first time ever, there will be a stand-alone wheelchair division in the Monument 10k. Here’s how middle schooler Colin Eagan, one of the participants in the event, got involved.

Monument 10k is over 90% full, less than one week left to register

If you’re a “last minute” kind of person, then get ready…with less than one week of registration left, the Monument 10k is over 90% full. Not only is the race the fourth-largest 10k in the country, but there are some great cash prizes available for locals to win.

Richmonder could win $2,500 prize during the Monument 10k

She registered for this year’s Monument 10k and thought nothing more of it. However, she recently found out that she’ll be the only contestant competing for $2,500 in one of the 10k’s signature events.