Join us for the 2nd Annual Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10K and 5k on April 25- 26, 2020! This road race takes place in one of the East Coast’s most idyllic settings and is just a short drive from two amazing towns and any outdoor activity you could possibly want! Our destination race features the scenic brilliance of Tucker County, a place already known for its outdoor opportunities. Canaan Valley is just miles from the rugged backcountry of Dolly Sods and Canaan Mountain, the amazing vertical feet of Blackwater Falls State Park, and the luxury of Canaan State Park Resort. Neighboring towns Davis and Thomas offer eclectic restaurants, multiple breweries, art galleries, and live entertainment just miles from the racecourse that make the Canaan Valley Half Marathon,10K and 5k a perfect reason to make this a runcation. We are currently working on logistics and will hopefully be adding a 5k as well so stay tuned! Although it is a world away, Canaan Valley is only a half day’s drive from major metropolitan areas including Washington D.C., Pittsburgh, Northern Virginia, Richmond, and Columbus.
The 2nd Annual Canaan Valley Half Marathon & 10k on April 26, 2020, will start at the base of the Canaan Valley Ski Resort. Runners will head down Slope Road towards Rt. 32 for approximately 1/2 mile. Once runners reach Rt. 32 they will take a right and head North on Rt. 32 for approximately 2 3/4 miles before turning around and heading South on Rt 32. Runners will head south for approximately 1 1/4 miles before turning Right onto Canaan Valley Maintenance Road. Canaan Valley Maintenance Road is a gravel road, which runners will continue you on for approximately 300 yards before merging onto a paved golf cart path. Runners will continue on the golf cart path for 1 mile through the beautiful Canaan Valley Resort Golf Course until they merge onto Main Park Road inside Canaan Valley State Park. After approximately 1.2 Miles on Main Park Road, 10k will take a Left towards the finish line and Half Marathon participants will continue through the park. Half Marathon Participants will run the remainder of the race inside the beautiful Canaan Valley State meandering their way through Park and turning around at approximately 10 miles and returning to the finish line.
Half Marathon Course will have approximately 940 Elevation gain.
10k Course will have approximately 400ft.
5k Course Map Coming by December 1st.
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Information about the event is available in : English