The Blue Ridge Conservancy 5k and Fun Run is on Saturday, September 21st at the Blowing Rock American Legion.

The run boasts scenic views of the Blue Ridge and climbs up Wonderland Trail Road.

Early registration fee is $25 per runner, and $30 the day of the race.

There is also a one mile Kids Fun Run at 9am, and it's $15 in advance and $20 the day of.

If you are out of town but still want to support the Blue Ridge Conservancy, you can register for a virtual race and run or walk the 3.1 miles wherever you want.

The virtual race is $20 per runner and includes a t-shirt and shipping. For more information or to register, visit