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Sunday, October 14, 2012 -- Morgantown, WV
Morgantown Half-Marathon-MASS #6 (iPO Event Id#: 13985)

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Morgantown Adventure Sport Series (MASS) is presented by WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

Enjoy this inaugural Morgantown Half-Marathon! A flat and fast course on the local rail trail system, this race will cater to both first time half-marathoners and experienced runners hoping to set a personal best. The race will start and finish beside the Monongahela River at Hazel Ruby-McQuain Park in Morgantown and will be run in a spectator friendly triple out and back format on three different trails. Come out for the fun!

This event is open to participants age 14 and older. All participants will be required to sign the appropriate race waiver at race check-in. Participants under the age of 18 will also be required to have their parent or legal guardian sign that they are granting permission for the minor to enter the event. Note that there is NO Rain Date, race rain or shine. Entry fees are non-refundable for any reason.

2012 Half-Marathon Registration:

  • [ Register Online ] or download PDF [ Entry Form ]

  • $35.00 if received by September 28th, $45.00 September 29th and after.

  • Runners registered by October 4th are guaranteed a custom event t-shirt! Later registrants will receive t-shirts as long as supplies allow. Delicious post-event food and beverages will be provided.

Please read RULES below contact info.

Note that there is NO Rain Date. We will race rain or shine. Entry fees are non-refundable for any reason.


Hazel Ruby McQuain Park
799 East Brockway Ave.
Morgantown, West Virginia 26501 . . . [ Google Map ]

Check-in/Registration will be held in the metered lot next to the bus station.


  • 9:00 am - race START time
  • 7:00 - 8:30 am Race day registration/check-in will be held from


Cool pottery finishers medals in the shape of West Virginia for awards! Awards will be presented to the top three male/female participants from the following categories/ages: OOverall, 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+.


A basic course route description is listed below. The race will be chip timed by Miles of Smiles.

  • The USATF Course Certification is currently in process!
  • Start will be on the road beside the Deckers Creek Trail at Ruby McQuain Park. This road is under the overpass.
  • Run onto the Caperton Trail north towards Star City. Turn around at the road to 84 Lumber crossing in Star City.
  • Return to Ruby McQuain Park and continue straight onto the Caperton Trail south which begins across the bridge over Deckers Creek.
  • Run on the south Caperton Trail for 1.55 miles and then turn around and return to the park.
  • After crossing Deckers Creek bridge again bear right onto the Deckers Creek Trail.
  • Run on the Deckers Creek Trail until the road crossing near Marilla Park then turn around and return to Ruby McQuain Park for the finish.
  • Water stops will be available approximately every 2-miles!

Start Date: 2012-10-14     Start Time: 9:00am
Event Name: Morgantown Half-Marathon-MASS #6
Location(s): Morgantown, WV 26505
Event Type(s): Run
  Off Road
Event Distance(s): 13.1mi
Contact(s): Morgantown Adventure Sports Series (MASS)
   Phone: 304-293-0851
Offsite URL:

Event Rules


1. All racers must be registered for the event and must have signed the appropriate event waiver before the start.

2. Please be respectful and courteous to other trail users, racers, and volunteers.

3. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated and is room for immediate disqualification.

4. Appeals and protest must be submitted to the race director no later than 15 minutes following the last finisher.

5. It is the participants responsibility to know the course and follow the course markings. Cutting the course is grounds for disqualification. Volunteers will note bib numbers at each turn around.

6. Trash and equipment can not be discarded on the course except at designated trash/aid stations.

7. Please avoid using headphones or other devices that will limit your ability to utilize all of your senses to the fullest during the event. If you must wear headphones, please be extra sensitive to your location on the trail and your proximity to other runners. (i.e. stay to the right and look behind you before turning or shifting suddenly)

8. Assistance or support from non-registered persons is not allowed. This is an individual event but sportsmanship is encouraged.


1. At the race starting area, please attempt to seed yourself appropriately in the crowd based upon your planned pace.

2. Racers must follow the planned route for the race. Course signage and volunteers will direct racers but it is ultimately the runners responsibility to know the course and complete it as required.

3. Racers may only travel on foot during the race. Isnt it funny that this is a rule?

4. Due to the narrowness of the trail at times, please avoid running more than two abreast.

5. Please run on the right half of the path and try not to obstruct the trail when others are behind you who may wish to pass. Also keep to the right side when oncoming runners are approaching.

6. Please make sure your race bib number is visible from the front as you finish.