Join us for the 2nd Annual Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10k & 5k on April 25 -26, 2020, in Tucker County, West Virginia in the heart of the Potomac Highlands. This road race takes place in one of the East Coast’s most idyllic settings and is just a short drive to any outdoor activity you could want. The area is also home to two amazing and eclectic mountains full of arts and culture. So if you are looking for a new Half Marathon, 10k to run and need a mountain vacation or just a getaway for the day or weekend we certainly are the race for you!
Our destination Half Marathon, 10k & 5k feature the scenic brilliance of Tucker County, West Virginia. Which above all is a place known for its endless outdoor opportunities. Furthermore Canaan Valley is just miles from the rugged and beautiful backcountry of Dolly Sods and Canaan Mountain. Also the amazing vertical feet of Blackwater Falls State Park, and the luxury of Canaan Valley Resort. The neighboring towns Davis and Thomas offer eclectic restaurants, multiple breweries, art galleries, and live entertainment. Fortunately they are just miles from the race course and make the Canaan Valley Half Marathon and 10K the perfect runcation.
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. So if you are looking for a Half Marathon in West Virginia then you should consider running with us.
We are trying hard to not only create one of the best half marathons in West Virginia, but one of the premier destination races in the United States.
The surrounding towns of Davis and Thomas are overflowing with Arts and Culture. Both towns are full of art galleries, boutiques, breweries, eateries, and live music venues. Exploring Davis & Thomas is what make the Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10k & 5k such an amazing destination race.
The Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10k & 5k is located in the heart of the some east coast's most pristine wilderness. With so many options including Blackwater Falls State Park, Canaan Valley State Park, Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge, Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, Monongahela National Forest, Seneca Rocks and much more.
We are excited to announce that we will be donating $1 per runner from 2nd Annual Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10k & 5k towards local Red Spruce planting efforts in Tucker County, West Virginia.