Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K
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April 27- 28, 2024
Davis, West Virginia
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Join us for the 6th Annual Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10K & 5K April 27 – 28, 2024, 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, or 10k to run, and need a mountain vacation or just a getaway for the day or weekend we certainly are the race for you
Countdown to the Canaan Valley Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k
Destination Half Marathon in Beautiful West Virginia
Our destination Half Marathon, 10k & 5k features the scenic brilliance of Tucker County, West Virginia. 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, the amazing vertical feet of Blackwater Falls State Park, and the luxury of Canaan Valley Resort. The neighboring towns of Davis and Thomas offer eclectic restaurants, multiple breweries, art galleries, and live entertainment. Fortunately, they are just miles from the racecourse 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 offering the Canaan Valley 5K on both Saturday and Sunday 4/27 & 4/28.
All participants will receive a locally made Finisher Medal, and an awesome Stainless Steel Tumbler.
10K and Half Marathon
We will be offering both the 10K and the Half Marathon on both Saturday and Sunday 4/27 & 4/28.
All 10K participants will receive a Finisher Medal and a Stainless Steel Tumbler.
All Half Marathon participants will receive a Locally Made Finisher Medal, a Stainless Steel Tumbler, and an Awesome McClumsy Brand Trucker Hat(available in 3 different sizes Small/Medium, One Size Fits Most, and Xtra Large/XXL.
Conquer the Valley Challenge
This year we will be offering two different versions on the Conquer the Valley Challenge. A competitive division in which you must complete the 5K on Saturday, and the Half Marathon on Sunday. We will also be offing a Fun category where you can run any race either day. Two Days of running and you pick your distance.
The 5K for the Conquer the Valley Challenge will be on Saturday 4/27, and the Half Marathon will be on Sunday, 4/28.
Overall Male and Female will receive 2 Nights Lodging and 2 Free Entries to our 7th Annual Race.
Runners must complete the 5K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday to be eligible for the Prizes.
The way the Conquer the Valley Challenge is scored is 3X your 5K Time, plus your Half Marathon Time.
All Participants will receive a locally made medal for each day and distance, plus a 3rd Conquer the Valley Medal, a Stainless Steel Tumbler, and an awesome McClumsy Brand Trucker Hat(available in 3 different sizes Small/Medium, One Size Fits Most, Xtra Large/XXL
Canaan Valley Half Marathon Course
The elevation Gain for the Half Marathon is approximately 920 feet. We split the course map into two different maps, 1 for each lap. Our course is entirely within Canaan Valley State Park and utilizes the roads as well as the paved cart path through Golf Course in Canaan Valley State Park. The Canaan Valley Half Marathon Course utilizes the front 9 of the golf course on the first lap and the back 9 of the golf course on the second lap. The views from the golf course in our opinion our some of our favorite in Canaan Valley.
Canaan Valley 10k Course
The elevation gain for the 10k is 490 feet.