Canaan Valley Trail Run

Saturday, June 24, 2023

Canaan Valley State Park, West Virginia

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Join us for the  2nd Annual Canaan Valley Trail Run on Saturday, June 23, 2023, 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. . Please join our email list to stay up to date with all information. 

Countdown to the Inuagural Canaan Valley Trail Run



The Canaan Valley Trail Run will begin at 7:30 am on Saturday, June 25, 2022 directly behind Canaan Valley Resort. Limited to 200 Participants

9/6 – 9/30  – 11.8 Miles (2 Laps) $65  –   5.9 Miles (1 Lap) $55

10/1 – 10/31 – 11.8 Miles (2 Laps) $67.50  –   5.9 Miles (1 Lap) $55

11/1 – Price Increase TBD

1/5/2023 – Price Increase TBD

After 1/5/2023 New Price Increases and Amounts Will Be Announced. 


We will have prizes for the top 3 finishers for male/female for both the 5.9 & 11.8 mile distances. We will also be doing age groups awards for both distances as well.

Swag & Bling

All participants will receive an awesome Lightweight McClumsy Hoodie, and event-specific finisher medal, 1 LOCAL brew (must be 21 or older), post-race snacks, and more.

Packet Pick Up

We will have a Packet Pick Up on Friday, 6/23 from 6 – 9 pm at McClumsy – 172 Spruce Street, Thomas, WV. We will also have race day packet pick up from 5:30 am – 7:00 am on 6/25. Locations TBD. 


The course will be on the Promise Land Trail which starts and finishes directly behind the Canaan Valley Resort. The course has approximately 350 feet elevation gain per 5.9 Mile loop. We are working on a course and elevation map and should have it up in early 2022. 


The Start, Finish, and Parking will all be located at the Canaan Valley Resort. We highly encourage all runners to stay at the Canaan Valley Resort which is within walking distance to both the start and finish line.


As a skiing destination by winter and a hiking and biking destination by summer, Canaan Valley and Tucker County know how to put people up in style.  Whether you want to rest in luxury, experience a quirky atmosphere, stay in a charming cabin, or experience camping in Tucker County, ample accommodations options are available within a 10-minute drive of the race site.

Our host the Canaan Valley State Park Resort offers a lodge with a spa and charming cabins with only feet from the finish line.  Just up the road in Blackwater Fall State Park, accommodation options are also available. A variety of lodging options are available in the towns of Thomas, Davis and Canaan Valley whether you want a vacation rental, a unique bed and breakfast, or a hotel. Our sponsors Best of Canaan, and Mountain Top Reality have amazing and affordable options throughout the area from small 1 bedrooms to luxurious and affordable mansions that are perfect for groups of any size. 

 Camping is available in the Monongahela National Forest, beautiful Dolly Sods, or either of the state parks. The options are all affordable, with delicious food and drink nearby. 

Whether you are running solo or with a group, you will not be disappointed with the lodging in Tucker County, WV! 

Canaan Valley Resort

Single/Double Hotel Room – $99

Junior Suite – $109

King Suite – $139

2 Bedroom Cabin – $169

3 Bedroom Cabin – $189

4 Bedroom Cabin – $204

4 Bedroom Cottage – $267

For reservations please call 1800-622-4121 or click the link below

Rooms at Canaan Valley Resort are within WALKING DISTANCE of the Start and Finish Line.

Mountain Top Rentals

Mountain Top Realty and Rentals is a family-owned and operated business. Our staff is welcoming, experienced, and ready to assist you in your next mountain getaway. Mountain Top Realty proudly offers rentals from rustic to luxury, for groups of any size. For more information, contact MountainTop Realty & Rentals at 1-800-624-4341. Click the link below to visit their website to make online reservations.

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