Saturday, June 4, 2011 -- Morgantown, WV / Hazel Ruby-McQuain Park
Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon - MAGP #5
** REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL . . . NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION **
- Registration includes bus transportation to race start, t-shirt, finish line refreshments, and live music. Limited to 600 participants- reserve your spot now! Participants must submit a completed registration form and pay a registration fee for qualification. Fees are non-refundable.
The Deckers Creek Trail course is two-surface, providing a challenging, yet enjoyable experience for runners. The trail surface is packed limestone for the first 10.4 miles and asphalt for the final 2.7 miles. The half-marathon begins in Masontown, WV and finishes at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park in Morgantown. There will be seven water stops along the way.
The USATF certification number for the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon is WV09009MS.
Two Race Starts
8:30 am & 8:45 am
- Buses will leave at 7:30 A.M. for the 8:30 A.M. start.
- Buses will leave at 7:45 A.M. for the 8:45 A.M. start.
Your start time and bus schedule will be posted 3 days prior to the race at www.montrails.org. You are responsible for knowing your start time, you will not be notified.
MAKE SURE YOU CATCH THE BUS!
Race-Day Packet Pick-Up
Packet Pickup will be from 6:30-7:45 AM at Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park in Morgantown, WV. Transportation will be provided by WVU Hospitals to the Deckers Creek Trailhead in Masontown.
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+
- The Caboose Award
- Awards will be announced at 1:00 pm.
Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park
185 Garrett Street
Morgantown, WV 26507 . . . [Google Map]
Race coverage including photos, recap, posted results provided by iPlayOutside!
Support and race timing will close at 12:00pm. There is one timing clock- those starting at 8:45 A.M. will need to subtract 30 minutes from the timing clock for finish time. A complete listing of times and places will be posted at the finish and available at: iPlayOutside. Race times on iPlayOutside and printed times will reflect correct finish time.
The goal of the Mon River Trails Conservancy (a non-profit 501c3 volunteer organization) is to maintain both trails to the highest standards possible. Your funds help make this possible.
Help the MRTC raise funding for resurfacing sections of the Deckers Creek Trail and trail head enhancements.
* Morgantown Area Grand Prix Series Event *
The Morgantown Area Grand Prix (MAGP) is open to runners only, but walkers can participate in listed races. The series helps local charitable and community service organizations and causes. View races and rules on the 2011 MAGP Series page.
|Start Date:||2011-06-04 Start Time: 8:30am|
|Event Name:||Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon - MAGP #5|
Morgantown, WV 26505|
Hazel Ruby-McQuain Park
Mon River Trails Conservancy|
Morgantown Roadrunners/West Virginia Track Club
|Comments:||* PHOTOS provided by iPlayOutside! *|
To the Wharf District Parking Garage near Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park.
Coming from Interstate 79 North:
Take Exit 152, Westover. At the end of the exit ramp, take a left at the light. Follow Route 19 North for about two miles. Cross the Westover Bridge. At the end of the bridge get into the right turning lane and turn right at the light. Follow on South University Avenue for about 1/8th of a mile. Go thru the next light in front of Superior Car Sales. Take the next right after the light. Bear to the right after turning and follow down to parking garage.
Coming from Interstate 79 South:
Take Exit 152, Westover. At the end of the exit ramp, take a right at the light. Follow Route 19 North for about two miles. Cross the Westover Bridge. At the end of the bridge get into the right turning lane and turn right at the light. Follow on South University Avenue for about 1/8th of a mile. Go thru the next light in front of Superior Car Sales. Take the next right after the light. Bear to the right after turning and follow down to parking garage.
Coming from Interstate 68 West:
Take Exit 1, University Avenue. At the end of the ramp take a left. Follow for about two or three miles. You will pass an Exxon on your right at the top of the hill. Follow down the hill past Dorsey's Knob Park. On South University Avenue you will pass Waterfront Hotel on your left. Go thru the light at the hotel. Take the second left after the hotel. Bear to your right and follow down to the parking garage.
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