Coopers Rock 50k & Half Marathon Trail Run

April 27, 2024 at 7:00 a.m.

Price Varies

This is a rocky, challenging, and scenic trail race at Coopers Rock State Forest in north central West Virginia. The 50 km course covers nearly every trail on the south side of the forest, features several scenic overlooks of the Cheat Canyon and Cheat Lake, towering boulder formations, and has 5000 feet of elevation gain. The half marathon (21 km) course is a shorter version of the same trails and has 2000 feet of elevation gain.

Awards will be given to the top 3 men and women finishers of each race. A post-race meal of meat and veggie sandwich burritos, and desserts will be free to registered runners after the race, starting around noon. Pepperoni and veggie rolls will be available for runners before noon.

If you are looking for lodging before or after the race, there are campsites available at Coopers Rock State Forest at the Rhododendron Campground and McCollum Campground, which are reservable in advance. Additional camping is available nearby at Chestnut Ridge Campground. The closest hotels are the Lakeview Resort and Spa or Holiday Inn Express at the Pierpont Road Exit 7 on I-68. Other hotels are available in Morgantown and can be found here.

Online registration for both the 50K and the half marathon is open now and will close on April 19.

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Location Details:

Coopers Rock State Forest
Coopers Rock State Forest, County Line Drive, Bruceton Mills, WV, USA

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