Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Cliffhanger Trail Half Marathon - May 27,2017

CLIFFHANGER HALF MARATHON * May 27, 2017 * Cooper's Rock State Park

Rocky, Rooty, Hilly Half marathon on single and triple track. Scenic and unique race. Start and finish is near beautiful view over Cooper's Rock. Race proceeds near cliffs, streams, and through trees and rhododendrons.

Directions:  Take Exit 15 off I-68 (just east of Morgantown, WV.) Turn toward Coopers Rock State Forest and follow the main forest road for 3 miles until reaching the Overlook Area and Parking Lots.

Start: 8:30 am 
Cutoff: 12:15 pm

Fee: $ 35 early,    $40 through - May 5 ,    $ 45  May 6 - 25 , Race day $45, 
Performance Tees to Participants
No tee guaranteed after May 10.
No refunds or transfers.

Packet pickup: 7:15am-8:15am race morning
Course: 3 loop course, approx. 4.4 miles per loop. (4.4, 8.8, and 13.2 miles). Trails include Rock City, Ridge Trail, Clay Run, and Rhododendron. There will be roots, rocks, and hills!
Aid Stations: At start/finish area after each loop.
Rules: No pacers. Dogs allowed on leash. Must notify race volunteer if you are dropping out. Race officials may pull you from the course if they believe you are unfit to continue. Must follow marked course the whole time.
BONUS for not complaining and staying positive and encouraging around all other racers!
Hydration: Everyone must have a water bottle! It's a cup-free race.
Drop bags: You may leave bags at the start/aid area, but must check in after each loop before going to get supplies, bags, and hydration, etc.
Shirts: A4 brand performance tees
Waiver must be signed by all participants.
Elevation: 1800 feet of gain
Registration link: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?eid=7684

Sponsored by:
Morgantown ESCAPE Room
Morgantown Math Tutor 
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