Mon River Trails Conservancy
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14th Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon
Morgantown, West Virginia
Saturday, June 7, 2014


THE DOWNHILL COURSE
A mostly downhill course, the Deckers Creek Trail has an elevation drop of approximately 800 feet over the span of the 13.1 mile distance. The Deckers Creek Trail is a two-surface course, providing a challenging, yet enjoyable experience for runners. The trail surface is packed limestone for the first 10.4 miles and asphalt for the final 2.7 miles. The half-marathon begins in Masontown, WV and finishes at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park in Morgantown. There will be seven water stops along the way.

CERTIFIED COURSE
The USATF certification number for the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon is WV09009MS.

THE AWARDS
Custom awards are presented to:
  • Overall open class 1st thru 5th male
  • Overall open class 1st thru 5rd 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+
  • The Caboose Award
Awards ceremony will begin at 12:00 pm.

ENTRY
Participants must submit a completed registration form and pay a registration fee for qualification.
Fees are non-refundable. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION (due to the increase # of runners, we can no longer allow same day registration and logistically ensure all runners have a bus ride to the start).

$50 Registration must be received by 6:00 A.M. May 27, 2014 Includes bus transportation to race start, t-shirt, finishline refreshments, and live music.
Limited to 700 participants- reserve your spot now!

Register online.

Online Registration Powered by Tristateracer.com

To register by mail please print and fill out a race registration form in Adobe Acrobat pdf, make your check payable to MRTC, and return to:
MRTC, PO Box 282, Morgantown, WV 26507-0282
All proceeds benefit the Mon River Trails Conservancy to help manage and maintain the Mon River and Deckers Creek Trails.

RACE-DAY PACKET PICK-UP
Packet Pickup will be from 6:30-7:45 AM at Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park in Morgantown, WV. Transportation will be provided by WVU Hospitals to the Deckers Creek Trailhead in Masontown.
Two Race Starts 8:30 A.M. and 8:45 A.M.
Your start time and bus schedule will be posted 3 days prior to the race at www.montrails.org.
You are responsible for knowing your start time, you will not be notified.

Buses will leave at 7:30 A.M. for the 8:30 A.M. start.
Buses will leave at 7:45 A.M. for the 8:45 A.M. start
MAKE SURE YOU CATCH THE BUS!

TIMING AND RESULTS
CHIP TIMING RESULTS provided by Tri-StateRacer.com! Course support and race timing will close at 12:00pm. As in previous years we will have a 2-wave start; 8:30 and 8:45. The display clock at the finish will reflect the 8:30 wave time. However, a complete list of individual gun times, chip times and places will be posted at the finish and available live on TriStateRacer.com throughout the race. All awards will be based on gun times. Photographs, post-race review, and results will also be available at iPlayOutside.com. at: www.iplayoutside.com.



Trail maps are available at: The Greater Morgantown CVB, 201 High Street, Suite 3, Morgantown, WV 26505, 1-800-458-7373 and at our site.
Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon Directions

DIRECTIONS: Create your own map to Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park.

Directions to the Wharf District Parking Garage
near Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park

Coming from Interstate 79 North:

Take Exit 152, Westover. At the end of the exit ramp, take a left at the light. Follow Route 19 North for about two miles. Cross the Westover Bridge. At the end of the bridge get into the right turning lane and turn right at the light. Follow on South University Avenue for about 1/8th of a mile. Go thru the next light in front of Superior Car Sales. Take the next right after the light. Bear to the right after turning and follow down to parking garage.


Coming from Interstate 79 South:

Take Exit 152, Westover. At the end of the exit ramp, take a right at the light. Follow Route 19 North for about two miles. Cross the Westover Bridge. At the end of the bridge get into the right turning lane and turn right at the light. Follow on South University Avenue for about 1/8th of a mile. Go thru the next light in front of Superior Car Sales. Take the next right after the light. Bear to the right after turning and follow down to parking garage.


Coming from Interstate 68 West:

Take Exit 1, University Avenue. At the end of the ramp take a left. Follow for about two or three miles. You will pass an Exxon on your right at the top of the hill. Follow down the hill past Dorsey’s Knob Park. On South University Avenue you will pass Waterfront Hotel on your left. Go thru the light at the hotel. Take the second left after the hotel. Bear to your right and follow down to the parking garage.
Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon Lodging
Hampton Inn
1053 Van Voorhis Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-599-1200
Special Rate: $99.00

Waterfront Place Hotel
Two Waterfront Place
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-296-1700
Special Rate: $109.00

Ramada Conference Center
20 Scott Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-296-3431
Special Rate: $75.00

Clarion Hotel Morgan
127 High Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-292-8401
Special Rate: $80.00

Suburban Extended Stay
40 Sterling Drive
Morgantown, WV 26508
304-291-2535
Special Rate: $79.00

Euro Suites Hotel
501 Chestnut Ridge Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-599-2736
Special Rate: $95.00

Comfort Inn
225 Comfort Inn Drive
Morgantown, WV 26508
304-296-9364
Special Rate: $79.00

Fairfield Inn & Suites
2500 University Towne Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-598-5006
Special Rate: $109.00

Hilton Garden Inn & Suites
150 Suncrest Towne Center
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-225-9500
Special Rate: $129.00

Springhill Suites by Marriott
1910 Hunters Way
Morgantown, WV 26508
304-225-5200
Special Rate: $129.00
Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon F.A.Q.'s

Deckers Creek Trail Half Marathon F.A.Q.'s