Blue Ridge Marathon2New Year’s Eve is a good time to register for the Blue Ridge full or half marathons -if that’s on your to-do list. At midnight tonight as you pop the cork to celebrate the New Year, the registration fee for Roanoke’s Blue Ridge Marathon goes up ten dollars, to 90 dollars per entry. The Half Marathon entry fee goes up as well. The fifth annual Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon – subtitled America’s Toughest Road Marathon – takes place on April 26.