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Elk River Rail Trail Marathon/Half Marathon

September 17, 2023

Clay, WV

Experience the beauty of Clay, West Virginia on the 17th of September, 2023 at the Elk River Rail Trail Marathon/Half Marathon! Challenge yourself with a scenic 13.1-mile course alongside the Elk River. Don't miss out!
Experience the beauty of Clay, West Virginia on the 17th of September, 2023 at the Elk River Rail Trail Marathon/Half Marathon! Challenge yourself with a scenic 13.1-mile course alongside the Elk River. Don't miss out!
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About The Elk River Rail Trail Marathon/Half Marathon

The Elk River Rail Trail Marathon/Half Marathon in Clay, West Virginia on 17 September 2023 is sure to be an unforgettable experience. The route of the half marathon takes runners along a scenic course that follows parts of Clay County’s rail trail system and includes several hills. Along the way, there are plenty of stunning vistas with views of rolling hillsides and lush forests.

Though it’s typically quite hot this time of year in West Virginia, the race organizers make sure runners stay safe by providing water stations throughout the course and even at each mile marker. Plus, participants can expect plenty of cheering crowds throughout their 13-mile journey as spectators line up alongside the route to cheer them on!

Speaking of spectators, this race also has something special for them: a 1-mile walking loop that starts and ends at Miller Park in Clay so they can join in on the action without having to run themselves! In addition to cheering from other racers families and friends, you may even spot some wild animals such as deer or foxes along the way depending on your luck.

Whether you’re looking for a challenging but rewarding half marathon experience or just want to take part in one last outdoor adventure before fall arrives, then look no further than The Elk River Rail Trail Half Marathon! With its unique blend of beautiful scenery and friendly people who come out every year to show their support for all types of runners alike – this event is truly one not be missed!