New River Gorgeous Trail Run

New River Gorgeous Trail Run


August 18, 2018


Join ACE Adventure Resort for the 17th Annual New River Gorge-ous Trail Run & Walk. Choose between three race options including a half-marathon, 8.5 mile run, or a 5 mile walk. All the courses wander through deep hardwood forests and offer spectacular views of the New River and the historic town of Thurmond. And yes, prizes are awarded.

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Registration Fees

  • Half Marathon Run – $40
  • 8.5 Mile Run – $35
  • 5 Mile Walk – $25

Race Day Registration: add $5.00
3.5 Hour Time Limit

Racer Perks

  • FREE 2018 New River Gorgeous Trail Run T-Shirt (Must sign up by July 31st)
  • Race medal for all finishers
  • Cash prizes for top finishers
  • Burrito buffet after the run
  • Free camping Saturday night
  • Free showers and changing rooms
  • Waterpark, Adventure Activity, & Whitewater Rafting Discounts

Race Day Itinerary

  • 8:00 am – 9:30 am – Race day registration and packet pick up
  • 9:45 am – Prerace Meeting
  • 10:00 am – Race Start
  • 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Burrito luncheon for all racers
  • 1:30 pm – Awards Ceremony

FREE CAMPING on Saturday night to racers so make a weekend of it and bring along the family to enjoy ACE’s awesome activities. Get into some whitewater rafting, zip-lining, mountain biking, paintball, kayaking, or SUPs just to name a few options. A favorite activity among racers is Wonderland Waterpark, a 5 acre inflatable playground complete with waterslides, weeble wobbles, blobs, and more! Check out the menu at Woody’s & The Lost Paddle and don’t forget about deluxe lodging options with outdoor hot tubs that are perfect for soaking those sore muscles after the race.

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new river gorgeous trail run map showing half marathon 8 mile run and 5 mile mountain hike at ACE Adventure Resort

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Check out our Spring trail run the Wonderland Mountain Challenge on May 26, 2018.

Location: ACE Adventure Resort
Date: August 18, 2018
Duration: 1 Day