Mark your calendar for August 14, 2021 for the return of the Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge Half Marathon and 5K. Additional information will be posted in the future. It is not too early to make your cabin or campsite reservations.
Which race for you? See course description links below, featuring new 3D interactive course maps!
The Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge Races brings trail runners to the park each August for a tough half marathon or a beautiful 5K race on shaded woodland trails. All proceeds benefit the park through the Watoga State Park Foundation. Come run our beautiful trails, meet friendly volunteers, and win prizes!
Watoga State Park
4800 Watoga Park Road
Marlinton, WV 24945
Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Races
Age Groups: 14 and under, 15 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, and 70 +
Timing by Appalachian Timing Group
Awards for each race: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd overall, male and female, plus 1st & 2nd in each age group, male and female. Finisher’s medal for half marathon challenge.
Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Races Half Marathon
Saturday August 10, 2019 8:30am
Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Races 5K
Saturday August 10, 2019 8:40am