Blacks Run Clean Up Day

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POSTPONED till Fall 2020 - 23rd Annual Blacks Run Clean Up Day and Arbor Day 

The City of Harrisonburg will move our annual Blacks Run Clean Up Day to Fall 2020 to allow for more participation in this great environmental event. Please watch our website and social media pages for more information as we pick a new date. In the meantime, if you are interested in cleaning up a creek or waterway near you either on April 18 or on another date, call the Public Works Department (540-434-5928) and we can help you out with all the information you need to know!


Blacks Run Clean Up Day Stats

2015: 450 volunteers, 4.1 tons of refuse

2016: 500 volunteers, 2.5 tons of refuse

2017: 516 volunteers, 3.24 tons of refuse

2018: 600 volunteers, 4.12 tons of refuse

2019: 700 volunteers, 3.8 tons of refuse (and 25 tires)


Interested in being a sponsor, displaying at the Green Scene, or have general or registration questions? 

Contact Keith Thomas, Stormwater Compliance Specialist, at or 540-434-5928. 


If you or your organization are interested in participating in a clean up at any other point during the year, please contact Wes Runion, Environmental Specialist, at or 540-434-5928