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Saturday, June 4, 2022 -- Morgantown, WV / Packet Pick-Up @ Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park
Up 'n' Down Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon - MAGP #3 (iPO Event Id#: 17457)

Register TODAY for the Up ‘n’ Down Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon
Saturday, June 4, 2022 in Morgantown, West Virginia

An up and back course this year for the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon has the event renamed the Up 'n' Down Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon. This race has a two-surface course, providing a challenging, yet enjoyable experience for runners. The trail surface will be on paved asphalt (5 miles) and compacted limestone (8.1 miles). The half-marathon will begin and end at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park in Morgantown, WV. The turn-around point will be just before Little Greer limestone plant and after the Pixler Hill / Rhinewood Lane road crossing.

This race features a partly downhill course, all on a scenic rail-trail- PLUS Friendly volunteers, Finisher's Medals, Course and Finish Line photos, Chip Timing, and Unique Awards. This year the event is sponsored by the City of Morgantown and is one of the races in the Morgantown Area Grand Prix. We have a phased race entry fee, so make sure you register early to get the lowest price. Limit of 500 runners so save a spot now.

You can register online at TriStateRacer.com or Click here for more race details and mail in registration

Be A Race Volunteer, Join the Fun from the Sidelines
Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon- June 4

We need volunteers to help with the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon on Saturday, June 4. Let us know if you are willing to give your morning over to helping with the race and making this fund-raiser for the rail-trail a success. The race registration starts at 6:30AM and clean-up is at 12:30PM. Help is needed to staff the water stops, help register the runners, staff road crossings, work the refreshments table and the finish line and with event clean-up.

Plenty of volunteer options. We are expecting up to 500 runners. Refreshment tables and award ceremony will be in Hazel Ruby McQuain Park. We need volunteers all along the course. Email Ella for more details. ella@montrails.org.

Lastest race details can be found on the Mon River Trails Conservancy website.

CERTIFIED COURSE

The USATF certification number for the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon will be renewed this Spring, prior to the race.

THE AWARDS

Custom awards are presented to:

• Overall open class 1st thru 5th male
• Overall open class 1st thru 5rd female
• Top three male finishes in each age group: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
• Top three female finishes in each age group: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
• The Caboose Award

Awards ceremony will begin at 12:00 pm at the outdoor amphitheater of Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park.

All Finishers will receive a Finisher’s Medal.

TWO TIMING METHODS

Gun time – the time it takes you to finish the race based on when the start gun is fired for the first wave.

Chip time – the time it takes you to finish the race based on when you cross the start line.

Results for the overall open class awards (Top 5 male and female finishers) will be based on gun time. You must be in the First Wave to be eligible for overall open class awards. Make sure you arrive early enough to get on the first buses that leave for the start. For all other awards, age groups and caboose, the results will be based on chip time.

ENTRY

Participants must submit a completed registration form and pay a registration fee for qualification.

Fees are non-refundable. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION (due to the increase # of runners, we can no longer allow same day registration and logistically ensure all runners have a bus ride to the start).

Includes t-shirt, finisher’s medal, finish line refreshments, and free finish line photo.

Limited to 500 participants - reserve your spot now!

All proceeds benefit the Mon River Trails Conservancy to help manage and maintain the Mon River and Deckers Creek Rail-Trails.


Start Date: 2022-06-04     Start Time: 8:00am
Event Name: Up 'n' Down Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon - MAGP #3
Location(s): Morgantown, WV 26505
Packet Pick-Up @ Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park
Event Type(s): Run
Event Distance(s): 13.1mi
Contact(s): Ella Belling
   Phone: 304-296-6185
   Email: ella@montrails.org
Affiliate(s): Mon River Trails Conservancy
Comments: An up and back course this year
Offsite URL: www.montrails.org/deckers-creek-trail-half-marathon-trail-mix/