A 25k or 50k all-trail running and hiking challenge and after party in Patapsco Park outside of Baltimore, MD. H.E.A.T.: High Endurance Adventure Test
Ultramarathons in Virginia
The SVDM 5K Run/Walk will take place at the Third Battlefield of Winchester. Run or walk throughout one of the most historic battlefields of the area. This course is perfect for first time 5K runners or runners trying to beat their personal record! Medals will be awarded to the top three runners of each age level (ages 10-70).
A Kids Dash of 100 yards will also be set up for runners age 4-9, with awards going to the top three of each age level (4-5, 6-7, 8-9). A Family Zone nearby will include hands-on activities that encourage healthy living, and a chance to make a pledge as a family to #LiveHealthy!
All of the proceeds will go back to the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum to benefit their vast amounts of educational programs and activities for children and families. Come run with us!
The Patapsco Valley 50K is a trail ultramarathon on the trails of Patapsco Valley State Park Avalon Area in Baltimore, Maryland. The race features plenty of scenic dirt single track with a few short sections on paved bike trail. The terrain is challenging but runnable with rolling hills throughout. The course has a handful of small creek crossings and can often be muddy in many places. You will hardly believe you are just minutes from busy downtown Baltimore!
The Seashore Nature Trail 50K race is run on the trails of First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach, with a total of about one mile at the start and finish on a paved road. The two-loop course is lined with trees and follows hard-packed dirt trails through a variety of ecosystems. The main trail is mostly flat, while side trails are slightly hilly with some tree roots to negotiate in certain sections. Wooden bridges are also found on several trails.
The Long Creek 60K explores all 9 trails of First Landing State Park. The race runs through maritime forests, cypress swamps, salt marsh, and bay shoreline. In some spots, the trail runs along the beach of Broad Bay and can be flooded during high tide. The run offers spectacular views of the water and the surrounding habitats.
MMB is the acronym for the Martha Moats Baker Memorial 50K. This is a low-key, no-fee run. Entry to this event is limited to 60, due to Forest Service regulations and the logistics of parking in the start/finish area. The entry to the 2020 race will open in early July.
Join us for The Ring!
The Ring is a circuit of the entire 71-mile orange-blazed Massanutten Trail in the George Washington National Forest, on the ridgelines of the eastern and western ranges of the Massanutten Mountains around the Fort Valley, situated roughly between the towns of Front Royal and Luray.
These trail races will give athletes the opportunity to run on some of the best trails in the Southeast at a gorgeous state park nestled in the mountains of Virginia
With both 200- and 70-mile relay options, the Colonial relay has teams traverse through the heart of Virginias beautiful wine and horse country complete with hills, forests, and rolling terrain, on their way to the finish line at Jamestown Beach Park in Williamsburg, VA.
Traversing through the heart of Virginias beautiful wine and horse country and ending in historic Williamsburg, runners embark on an overnight adventure to complete a 200-mile course featuring legs with hills, forests, and rolling terrain before crossing the finish line at Jamestown Beach Park.
The Colonial Relay /70 is a unique, one-day relay adventure in which you and five friends run 70+ scenic miles through the heart of the Virginia. The /70 follows the last 12 legs of the Colonial Relay /200. It begins just outside of Richmond in Hanover, continues onto the Capital Trail, then finishes at Jamestown Beach Park in historic Williamsburg
Homegrown Races: Always Safe. Always Fun! Whether you are the type of runner who rolls out of bed and runs 20 miles or 20 minutes, the Rock the Creek Relay is for you! Its local! The Rock the Creek Relay is held in beautiful Rock Creek Park and the start and finish at Lake Needwood Park are shaded and very quiet. Each of our six legs is beautiful and eminently doable. The legs are between a bit under 4 and about 6 miles. If you want a bigger challenge, run as an Ultra team and do two legs! The Rock the Creek Relay is open to runners 16 or older on race day. Above all, this is about fun and a TEAM event: Team name, Team t-shirts, Team instead of individual. And, thats fun!
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