" Western Maryland Rail Trail Marathon and Half Marathon

Western Maryland Rail Trail Marathon and Half Marathon

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Location: Hancock, MD (Western Maryland Rail Trail just north of the C&O Bicycle Shop at 9 S Pennsylvania Ave Hancock, MD 21750)
Click here for a map of the race location.

Start Time: 7:30 a.m.

Description: The start/finish is located on the Western Maryland Rail Trail just north of C&O Bicycle at 9 S Pennsylvania Ave Hancock, MD 21750. Runners have seven hours to complete the marathon and six and half hours to complete the half marathon.

Course: This race takes place on the fairly flat and paved Western Maryland Rail Trail with the occasional fantastic view of the Potomac River. Runners will head southwest on the trail for 6.56 miles before turning around to head northeast back to the start/finish. Half marathon runners will cross the finish line at Pennsylvania Avenue to complete their race. Marathon runners will turn around at Pennsylvania Avenue and complete another out and back on the course to finish the marathon. The course map can be viewed at http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/202657412/. Additional photos of the trail can be seen at http://www.westernmarylandrailtrail.org/WMRT/slides/index.html.

Awards: All finishers will receive a finishers awards. There are no age group awards or first finisher awards. A technical race shirt will be provided to entrants.

Entry Fee:

  • $45 Half
  • $60 Marathon

Fees On or After Friday, March 10, 2017:

  • $60 Half
  • $80 Marathon

For further information contact: Altis Endurance LLC - Mike Samuelson 901-355-9820 events@altisendurance.com

Race Web Site: http://altisendurance.com/events/western-maryland-rail-trail-marathon-and-half-marathon

Other Information: Join us for fun on a fast and scenic course. The WMRT Marathon and Half Marathon are USATF Certified courses. The marathon certification is MD17006NP, and the half marathon certification is MD17005NP.