Canary – Race Details

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NOVEMBER 11, 2017




COURSE – This 16.5 mile course leaves the Fayetteville Town Park and rolls on mountain bike trails out past Kaymoor Top and then down into the New River Gorge National River.  It passes by the old Kaymoor mine before a challenging climb back up to the top of the gorge and more rolling terrain back to the Town Park.  With a total elevation gain of over 2,300 feet this course will prove fast yet challenging!

AID – There will be 3 Aid locations located at approximately 4.3, 9.5, and 13.5 miles.  Aid stations will provide water and an electrolyte drink plus some various fruits and carbohydrates.

TIME RESTRAINTS –  Time limit 5 hours.

REGISTRATION – Register online via RunSignUp

Registration cost is $30 until West Virginia Day, June 20th. On June 21st the cost goes up to $40 and increases to $50 on October 1st. There is special pricing of $30 for runners age 19 and under with no time limit on that price.  The race is limited to 150 runners.  Online registration only.

Registration closes November 8th, 2017.

Custom designed gear is included with registration.

REFUNDS – Refunds (minus a $10 fee) are available until Saturday October 7th, 2017.

PACKET PICK-UP – Race packet pick-up will be available on Friday, Nov. 10th at Water Stone Outdoors in Fayetteville from 5pm-7pm.  Come get your packet and browse this awesome store!  Pick-up will also be available race morning, from 7:30am-8:30am at the Town Park.

DIRECTIONS – Click here for directions to the Town Park.

AWARDS –The Men’s and Women’s Overall winner will receive a unique prize.  Additional awards will be presented to the top male and female runners in each age group category (14-19, 20-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up).  Random prizes will be awarded to many runners regardless of finishing place.

QUESTIONS – Contact Stewart Caldwell with questions (

VOLUNTEERS – If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us, we would love the help! (

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