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Don’t let the peaceful mountain views and pristine rivers and lakes fool you, we have a strong competitive spirit. 

This summer, it’s GAME ON. We are home to four of the most action-packed outdoor events in the Mid-Atlantic. Whether you run, bike, swim or all of the above or simply enjoy great competition, don’t miss out on the fun. It’s uniquely Alleghany.


Agony in the Alleghanies

Alleghany Gran Fondo

Saturday, May 7, 2022

“Agony in the Alleghanies”
The Gran Fondo event in downtown Covington and Clifton Forge, Virginia. Saturday’s event includes the Piccolo, 31 miles, the Medio, 69 miles, and the Gran, 116 miles. There will be refreshments and entertainment at the event’s finish line.

Please visit for more information and to register. Registration fees do apply.

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Alleghany Highlands Triathlon logo


Alleghany Highlands Triathlon

May 2022 (TBD)

For more information and registration visit

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The Jackson River Scenic Trail Marathon, Half, 10k & 5k

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Register at:

We have something for everyone! The event coincides with our annual Cork and Pork Festival.

For more details visit our website:

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Lake Moomaw One Mile Swim

August 2022 (TBD)

The Lake Moomaw One Mile Open Water Swim will take place amid the beautiful mountain landscape and breathtaking scenery of the Alleghany Highlands.

For more information about the swim please visit:

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We can help you plan your visit to the Alleghany Highlands. Lodging, dining, shopping and other information can be found at or call 888-430-5786 for a free Visitor Guide.

Upcoming Events

Dec 6, 2021
"Fx2: A Regional Photography Exhibit 2021"
Dec 7, 2021
"Fx2: A Regional Photography Exhibit 2021"
Dec 8, 2021
"Fx2: A Regional Photography Exhibit 2021"


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