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Saturday, April 29, 2006 -- Clifftop - Babcock State Park, WV
Babcock Gristmill Grinder - MSTR #2 (iPO Event Id#: 7263) Part of the 2006 Mountain State Trail Run Series

[Overall Results]
Pictures: [Set 1] [Set 2] [Set 3] [Set 4] [Set 5]

Check out the 2005 Coverage.

Find out all your race info. including course changes and sponsors at the Official Race Site

Photo by Julie Black
Bring your friends to Babcock!

The Babcock Gristmill Grinder crew is getting ready, so check out the site for a list of sponsors and links! Now the Walk is official, so if you have friends or family here that are not interested in running a half marathon-the walk will be an excellent option.

The Run starts at 10:00 am, and the Walk at 10:10 am.

It is exciting for us to see registrations coming in from surrounding states and Ontario! Many sponsor/partners are now onboard. The park will be open with camping and economy cabins, and if you would like something a bit fancier (with a hot tub) try Country Road Cabins. Just 20 minutes from the park, here is the deal:

There are Cabin specials for racing participants a 25% discount on all cabins And Rafting special for Sunday, Express trip $59, or Full day with pizza special $79. Call toll free and say the Babcock Gristmill Grinder Special!

About the Event: As part of the 2006 Mountain State Trail Run Series, this event will challenge you with single track trails, occasional short road sections and will reward you with spectacular overlooks, lush green moss and ferns, rhododendron tunnels, waterfalls and more.

To Register: Pre-registration is $20 if postmarked by April 19, 2006 and $25 thereafter.

ENTRY FORM: Register online at or print your Entry Form now and mail to Donnie Hudspeth, Mountain Air Productions, P O Box 102, Hico, WV 25854 (Make check payable to Mountain Air Productions.)

Race Photos: Will be provided by Get a photo of your favorite racer printed on any of the following 4" x 6" photo-quality paper, T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Mouse Pads, Beverage Insulators and Round Coasters!

To Get to Babcock State Park: Located in Fayette County in south central West Virginia, Babcock State Park is easily accessible from Beckley and points south by following US 19 north. At the US Rt. 60 exit travel east 10 miles to State Rt. 41 South. Babcock's campground is 2 miles south of Rt.60 at Clifftop, while the main park entrance is 2 miles south of Clifftop.

- From Charleston, follow Rt. 60 East to Rt. 41 South.
- From the east, follow I-64 to the Sam Black Church exit, then follow US Rt. 60 West to Rt. 41 South.
- From the north take US 19 exit off I-79 and follow US 19 to US Rt. 60 East to Rt. 41 South.

Get more Babcock State Park Info: Such as lodging info. etc. go to

TITLE: Babcock Gristmill Grinder - MSTR #2
EVENTS: XC Trail Run
WHEN: Sat, 29 Apr, 2006
WHERE: Babcock State Park (Clifftop), WV
CONTACT: Donnie Hudspeth (304) 658-5016 E-mail
COMMENTS: Babcock State Park