Supporting running in the metro Richmond area
This is the 8th running of this trail race series. These trail runs are on the Willis River Trail in Cumberland, Virginia. The approximate 16 mile trail passes through the Piedmont Hills of Cumberland State Forest and Bear Creek Lake State Park. The runs are 80% trail and they do not have any significant elevation changes but crosses up to a dozen creeks and have numerous short hills. There will be a 7 1/2 hour cut off time for the 50K based on the runners arrival at the 35K aid station in 5 hours. (There will be aid stations about every 5 miles ).
This is a Richmond Road Runners Club Grand Prix Race.
The race takes place at Bear Creek Lake State Park in Cumberland, Virginia. It is about 45 minutes west of Richmond off of Route 60.
The course is an out and back on trails climbing small hills and crossing streams.
There will be aid stations about every 5 miles.
Registration is limited to 150 because of parking. Register by mail through January 1st.
Online registration closes 11:59 pm January 11th.
Pre-Entry Fees (1/1):
$15 for RRRC members
$20 for all others
$20 for RRRC members
$25 for all others
Will open at 7 am on the day of the race.
Because of park logistics, runners must pay the honor parking fee upon arrival.
The race will be computer timed by the Richmond Road Runners Club. Results will be posted on the club's web page. There will be a 7 1/2 hour cut off time for the 50K based on the runners arrival at the 35K aid station in 5 hours
Technical t-shirts to first 50 entries. The top three overall male and female finishers will receive prizes/awards. No age group awards. Random prizes complements of Runner Bill's Sports.
Kevin O'Connor - (804) 378-6268 firstname.lastname@example.org