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Saturday, June 1, 2013 -- Morgantown, WV
Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon
- MAGP #3
(iPO Event Id#: 14498)

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2013 Registration

  • NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. Limited to 600 participants.

  • [ Register Online ] with Active.com or Print [ Entry Form ] (pdf file)

  • $50 Fee must be received by May 22, 2013.
    Your entry fee includes bus transportation to race start, t-shirt, finish line refreshments, and live music. Fees are non-refundable.

  • Packet Pick-Up on race day at Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park


PHOTOS provided by iPlayOutside!

2012 Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon Photo
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Course

(USATF Certified)
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It's mostly downhill!

The half marathon course is on the Deckers Creek Trail. This section of the trail has an elevation drop of approximately 800 feet over the span of the 13.1 mile distance. The Deckers Creek Trail is a two-surface course, 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.

Note that the half-marathon begins in Masontown, WV (participants are bused to the start) 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.


  • 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.

  • Start Times

    Two Race Starts 8:30 A.M. and 8:45 A.M.

    YOU are responsible for knowing your start time, you will not be notified.

    Your start time and bus schedule will be posted 3 days prior to the race at: www.montrails.org

  • Buses

    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.
    MAKE SURE YOU CATCH THE BUS!


Custom Awards . Age Divisions

  • MALE & FEMALE: Overall open class 1st thru 5th male

  • MALE: Top three finishes in each age group; 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

  • FEMALE: Top three female finishes in each age group; 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

  • The Caboose Award

  • Awards ceremony will begin at 12:00 pm (noon).


Chip Timing

New for 2013! CHIP TIMING RESULTS provided by Tri-StateRacer.com.

Course support and race timing will close at 12:00pm. As in previous years we will have a 2-wave start; 8:30 and 8:45. The display clock at the finish will reflect the 8:30 wave time. However, a complete list of individual gun times, chip times and places will be posted at the finish and available live on TriStateRacer.com throughout the race. All awards will be based on gun times.


* 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/rules on the MAGP Series page.

Start Date: 2013-06-01
Event Name: Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon - MAGP #3
Location(s): Morgantown, WV 26505
Packet Pick-Up @ Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park
Event Type(s): Run
Event Distance(s): 13.1mi
Contact(s): Ella Belling
   Phone: 304-296-6185
   Email: ella@montrails.org
Affiliate(s): Morgantown Area Grand Prix
Mon River Trails Conservancy
Comments: PHOTOS provided by iPlayOutside!
Offsite URL: montrails.org


DIRECTIONS

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.

Visitor Information

Stay, Eat, Play in Morgantown, WV . . . Morgantown's 5.000 rooms ensures an abundance of amenities at multiple price points. From luxury to log cabin, condos to cottages, family-friendly suites to value-priced motels, Morgantown accommodates all visitors. Throughout the city, upscale dining rooms coexist with neighborhood bistros, family-owned eateries, spirited pubs and high-profile chain establishments. Tastes from around the world define the art of dining, whether it's a family affair, romantic rendezvous, or alfresco by the water's edge.

Visit www.tourmorgantown.com for more information.