Up 'n' Down Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon

DATE

June 04 2022

TIME

8:00 AM

WHERE

Hazel Ruby McQuain Park - Morgantown, WV

Course

An up and back course this year for the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon has the event renamed the Up 'n' Down Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon.  This race has a two-surface course, providing a challenging, yet enjoyable experience for runners. The trail surface will be on paved asphalt and compacted limestone. The half-marathon will begin and end at Hazel Ruby McQuain  Park in Morgantown, WV. There will be seven water stops along the way.  At race mile 2.3, 5.8, 7.2, 10.7 & 12 there will be both water and lemon lime Gatorade. 

Course support and finish line timing closes at Noon.

Entry Fees

Participants must submit a completed registration form and pay a registration fee for qualification.  Fees are non-refundable. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

$50 before March 1; $55 before April 1; $60 before May 1; $65 May 1-31. Registration must be received by June 2, 2022 at 11:59PM or before 500 spots are filled. Limited to 500 participants. 

Finishers will receive a race unique finisher’s medal. Custom awards are presented to:

  • Overall open class 1st thru 5th male

  • Overall open class 1st thru 5th female

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

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

Awards

Finishers will receive a race unique finisher’s medal. Custom awards are presented to:

  • Overall open class 1st thru 5th male

  • Overall open class 1st thru 5th female

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

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

• Caboose Award

The Awards Ceremony will begin at Noon in outdoor amphitheater of Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park

TWO TIMING METHODS 

Gun time – the time it takes you to finish the race based on when the start gun is fired for the first wave start.   Chip time- the time it takes you to finish the race based on when you cross the start line.  Results for the overall open class awards (top 5 male and female finishers) will be based on gun time. You must be in the First Wave to be eligible for overall open class award.  For all other awards, age groups and caboose, the awards will be based on chip time. 

Charity Information

MRTC is a non-profit 501c3 volunteer organization founded in 1991 to develop and manage the Mon River / Caperton / Deckers Creek Rail-Trail system.  This 48-mile linear park is maintained for non-motorized use, primarily walking, cycling, running, and cross-country skiing with a smooth, durable surface.  The Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon is a fund-raising event and all proceeds help maintain the Mon River and Deckers Creek Rail-Trails.  Donations are also greatly appreciated. Help us; you have a great trail system to enjoy. Learn more at www.montrails.org

More Information

Race Check-In will be from 7:00-7:50 AM at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park in Morgantown, WV.

ONE Race Start: 8:00AM 
 

 

 

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