COVID -19 Updates

Friday, March 20, 2020

We did sign a new contract with Canaan Valley Resort for the weekend of August 22-23, 2020. We will still have the Canaan Valley 5k on Saturday, 8/22 and the Half Marathon & 10k on Sunday 8/23. We are beginning plans to start working towards making that the best race weekend we possibly can and helping everyone enjoy our beautiful surroundings here in Tucker County. Given all of the setbacks with COVID-19, many of our partners are closing or their staff is working remotely for the next couple of weeks, planning will be on hold for 2 weeks and we will have more updates as soon as possible. We understand the new race date might not work for everyone below the options for runners if you can’t make it that weekend.

1. Participate in our New Race Date – If you would like to run our new date you don’t need to do anything simply show up and have the Racecation of a lifetime! We urge runners to please join us for our new date, this event is very important for our community and once everything passes everyone will need a good runcation and some crisp mountain air.

2. Run Virtually – If you can’t make the new date and you let us know by June 15, 2020, we will mail you all your swag. If you would like to run virtually please email us at [email protected] and in the subject of the email put VIRTUAL to help us to organize your request. It is only me processing all the requests so please allow time for a response.

3. Defer your Registration – If you can’t make the new race date you may defer your registration to 2021, 2022, or 2023 Free of Charge. If you would like to defer your registration please email us at [email protected] and in the subject of the email please put DEFER to help us organize all of the requests. As I mentioned above please be patient it is only me processing everything so allow time for a response.

4. On May 15, we plan on reopening registrations to new participants. So, if you haven’t signed up yet and want to join us you will have an opportunity to sign up and join us.

Thank you, everyone, for your support and I can’t wait for finish line smiles, high fives (maybe air high 5’s) and that race day energy! In the meantime, stay healthy, be smart, keep exercising, practice social distancing and try to maintain some normalcy! Next week I plan on getting back to posting pictures of beautiful local vistas and race day energy.