Register for the 3rd Annual Morgantown Marathon!
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The 3rd annual WVU Medicine Morgantown Marathon is quickly approaching and with Greater Morgantown known for its rolling hills and gorgeous views, it’s drawing runners near and far to partake in its challenging course that tests both physical and mental strength.
Runners will travel through the seven wards of the City, experiencing quiet country roads, a run through the West Virginia University Campus, and a finish to a full marathon unlike any other. Yes, it’s hilly, but completing 26.2 “Heavenly Miles,” with almost 2,000 feet of elevation gain, is also very rewarding.
The WVU Medicine Morgantown Marathon begins at 7AM on Saturday, September 23 at the WVU Coliseum. If you want to get a jumpstart on the fun, you can kick off the event with the rest of the Greater Morgantown community on Thursday night, September 21, at Monongalia County Baseball Park from 6-8:15PM with family-friendly activities, such as the Family Fun Run (not timed), presentation of sponsors, as well as entertainment.
Additional races include Morgantown Thirteener and Mountain Mama 8K. Click here to view registration details for each.
As of now, runners from 30 states have registered for this year’s Morgantown Marathon, which means at least one participant from the remaining 20 states needs to sign up in order to have the entire nation represented.
Let’s fill the map! We challenge you: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington and Wyoming. Are you up for this unique course? Grab your running shoes and meet us in Mountaineer Nation.
The Morgantown Marathon is a proud supporter of the Non-Profit organization, Operation Welcome Home, which provides services and comfort to help veterans find employment.This program aims to alleviate common barriers faced by Veterans who have so selflessly served our Country and helps them transition into their civilian life.
To register and learn more about the additional marathons, visit morgantownmarathon.com/2017-schedule-events. Share your marathon photos and the state you’re representing by using hashtags #runmotown and #TourMorgantown.
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