• Bad to the Bone Sports

    Discover Your New Normal
  • Gill and Francesca

    A business built on their passion for running and the outdoors
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Charlottesville Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 8k, Kids k Read More
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Ultra Race of Champions 100k, 50k, 25k Read More
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Charlottesville Fall Classic Half Marathon, 10K Read More
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Adam and Eve Half Marathon, 8k Read More
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Bel Monte 50 Miler, 50k, 25k Read More
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Danger! Zombies! Run! 5k Read More
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About Bad to the Bone

As a leader in the race production business, Bad to the Bone Sports has been organizing premiere events since 2001. Founded by James Russell Gill III and Dr. Francesca Conte in 2001, Bad to the Bone's events range from 5k road races to Marathons to 100k trail ultra races. They reflect the owners' passion for running and for the outdoors.

Since 2001, Bad to the Bone Sports' events have been motivating and challenging runners of all backgrounds and experiences. Independently of how many other races you have run, a Bad to the Bone event will always help you to "Discover Your New Normal", to explore your limits and goals and find a new level of excitement .

James Russell Gill III and Dr. Francesca Conte are professional runners competing for companies including Hoka One One, OS1st, SFUELS, Kuhl and Injinji. Their passion for running is reflected in their outstanding racing careers and events that their produce. Gill and Francesca have turned passion into a lifestyle and can always be found on top of a mountain searching for the next challenge.

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More About Gill and Francesca

  • image Building a life on passion, Gill is always looking for what's behind the next bend on the trail. Sponsors: Hoka One One, OS1st, Clif Bar, Injinji Read More

    James Russell Gill III

  • image A true love for the mountains shapes Francesca's running career. She always looking to the highest peaks for inspiration. Sponsors: Kuhl Clothing, OS1st, Clif Bar, Injinji Read More

    Dr. Francesca Conte

  • image Follow Gill on Twitter to see all the races he runs and places he loves! Read More

    @jamesGill_III

  • image Follow Francesca on Twitter to see all the races she runs and places she loves! Read More

    @frannieconte

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