Park Drive, Fayetteville, WV, 25840, Fayette County, US, West Virginia

Start Date

06/25/2021

Activities: Running race, Half Marathon (13.1 Mi), 5K (3.1 Miles)

Experience America's Newest National Park

Experience New River Gorge National Park through this one-of-a-kind half marathon! Starting at the Charlie McCoy Town Park in Fayetteville, West Virginia, this challenging trail race goes into the National Park, through the forest, and loops back to the start, offering views of the river hundreds of feet below. With 2,000 feet of total elevation gain this is a difficult yet scenic course.  The New River Gorge National Park offers a wide variety of activities and sites to see post-race as well!

Half Marathon Course Description:

Explore the National Park Trail System with this challenging yet scenic course. The trail surface consists primarily of dirt and gravel. Take in stunning views of the New River Gorge Bridge on Dalton Trail and gaze at the gorge below while running over Kaymoor Top! 

5K Course Description: 

Run under the longest single span arch bridge in the western hemisphere on this challenging 5k trail! This dirt singletrack course has 500ft of elevation gain. 

Race Swag: 

  • Short Sleeve Performance Shirt
  • Beautifully Designed Finisher Medal
  • Refreshment Packages

Awards: 

Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female Open & Masters Finishers as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. There will be no in-person award ceremony due to Covid-19. All awards will be mailed. A virtual awards ceremony will be posted on YouTube in the week following the event.

Window Start:

All Half Marathon participants will have the option to start their race at any point from 7:30 am to 8:00 am and all 5k participants will have from 7:00 pm to 7:10 pm in order to aid social distancing. The start will be chip timed so there is no penalty to starting later. All results will be based on net (chip) time. 

Restrooms and Aid Stations

  • Portable restrooms will be placed at start/finish area, mile 2.6, and mile 10.6.
  • Aid stations with refreshments and first aid kits will be available along the course.

Participant Caps: 

  • 200 in the Half Marathon
  • 120 in the 5k
  • Register now to secure your spot!

Packet Pick Up:

  • 4:30-8:30 PM on Friday, June 25th at Fayetteville Town Park
  • 6:00-8:00 AM on Saturday, June 26th at Fayetteville Town Park

For more information, visit https://wolfcreektrackclub.com/new-river-gorge-half-marathon-5k/

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. New River Gorge Half Marathon

    Activity Starts: 6/26/2021 07:30 - Activity Ends: 6/26/2021 13:30
    Registration opens : 4/21/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Premium Performance Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 4/21/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 4/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $65.00
      Processing fee : $5.20
    • Registration opens : 4/26/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $75.00
      Processing fee : $6.00
    • Registration opens : 5/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 6/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $90.00
      Processing fee : $7.20
    • Registration opens : 6/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 6/24/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $110.00
      Processing fee : $8.80


  2. New River Gorge 5k

    Activity Starts: 6/25/2021 19:00 - Activity Ends: 6/25/2021 20:30
    Registration opens : 4/21/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Premium Performance Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 4/21/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 4/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $3.10
    • Registration opens : 4/26/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.60
    • Registration opens : 5/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 6/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.60
    • Registration opens : 6/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 6/24/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.60


  3. Bridge Double (5k & Half)

    Activity Starts: 6/25/2021 19:00 - Activity Ends: 6/26/2021 13:30
    Registration opens : 4/21/2021 10:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Premium Performance Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 4/21/2021 10:00
      Registration closes : 4/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $85.00
      Processing fee : $6.80
    • Registration opens : 4/26/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $95.00
      Processing fee : $7.60
    • Registration opens : 5/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 6/10/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $110.00
      Processing fee : $8.80
    • Registration opens : 6/11/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 6/25/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $130.00
      Processing fee : $10.40


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