Jun

17

2022

Fayetteville, West Virginia (United States of America) - "New River Gorge Trail Festival". Experience New River Gorge National Park through this one-of-a-kind event! Starting at the Charlie McCoy Town Park in Fayetteville, West Virginia, this challenging trail race goes into the National Park, through the forest, and loops back to the start, offering views of the river hundreds of feet below. With significant elevation gain, each race offers a difficult yet scenic course. The New River Gorge National Park offers a wide variety of activities and sites to see post-race as well! New this year, the New River Gorge 50k! Travelling the same course as the Half Marathon, the 50k also has a scenic out and back along the rim of the gorge. With nearly 6,000 ft. of elevation gain and loss on single track trails, the 50k is a course that will push you... but the views will be worth it. The rhododendron tunnels, high passages along the rim, breathtaking vistas, and historic forests perfectly represent West Virginia as Wild and Wonderful! / Half Marathon: Explore the National Park Trail System with this challenging yet scenic course. The trail surface consists primarily of dirt and gravel. Take in stunning views of the New River Gorge Bridge on Dalton Trail and gaze at the gorge below while running over Kaymoor Top! / 5K Course: Run under the longest single span arch bridge in the western hemisphere on this challenging 5k trail! This dirt single-track course has 500ft of elevation gain. All participants will receive: Short Sleeve Performance Shirt, Beautifully Designed Finisher Medal, Refreshment Packages, Custom Race Bib with Your Name, Free Professional On Course Photography. Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female Open & Masters Finishers as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. There will be no in-person award ceremony. All awards will be mailed. A virtual awards ceremony will be posted on YouTube in the week following the event. All finishers of the Bridge Double will receive a custom crafted Bridge Double medal. All 50k participants will have the option to start their race at any point from 6:30 am to 7:00 am. Half Marathon participants will have from 7:30 am to 8:00 am and all 5k participants will have from 7:00 pm to 7:10 pm. The start will be chip timed so there is no penalty to starting later. All results will be based on net (chip) time. Portable restrooms will be placed at start/finish area and Kaymoor Top. Aid stations will be equipped with first aid kits, water, Hammer Nutrition's HEED Sports Drink, cookies, bananas, granola bars, candy, etc. A more detailed list of exactly what foods will be at each aid station will be released in an email closer to the race date. Packet Pick Up 4:30-8:30 PM on Friday, June 17th at Fayetteville Town Park; 5:30-8:00 AM on Saturday, June 18th at Fayetteville Town Park. www.runsignup.com/Race/WV/Fayetteville/NewRiverGorgeHalfMarathon

Jun

25

2022

Davis, West Virginia (United States of America) - "Canaan Valley Trail Run". We are hosting a TRAIL RACE! We excited to announce the Canaan Valley Running Company's Inaugural Canaan Valley Trail Run on Saturday, June 25, 2022, in Canaan Valley State Park. This race will take place on the Promise Land Trail and will be a fun, fast, and exciting race for runners of all levels. The Promise Land Trail starts and finishes directly behind Canaan Valley Resort and is approximately 5.9 miles, we will have a 1 loop 5.9 mile and a 2 Loop 11.8 mile option. Stay tuned for more information coming on October 1st and registration will open on November 2nd. Please join our email list to stay up to date with all information. SAVE THE DATE! MORE INFO COMING SOON! www.canaanvalleyhalfmarathon.com/canaan-trail-run



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