The course traverses Roaring Plains and Dolly Sods Wilderness through some of the most rugged and beautiful terrain in West Virginia. Dolly Sods is an area of high elevation, windswept plains ranging from 2500 to 4700 feet elevation. Trail terrain varies from woodland paths, rock and boulder, to upland bogs, through northern hardwoods at lower elevations, to Red Spruce and heath barrens above 4000 feet. Canaan is the highest large valley east of the Mississippi. The Valley creates the headwaters of the Blackwater River and has a unique environment composed of wetlands and uplands with vegetation characteristic of more northern latitudes.

Upcoming Races

Jun 20 2020
40 Miles
5,474 4,856 ft.
Point-to-Point Course
8 Aid Stations
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts

Results

40 Miles View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
06/08/19 174 6:04:39 7:32:21
06/16/18 164 6:11:39 8:16:31
06/17/17 156 5:54:37 7:52:59
06/18/16 165 6:25:52 7:07:21
06/20/15 150 5:44:51 8:06:56
06/14/14 160 5:56:32 7:46:17
06/15/13 163 6:02:53 7:03:06
06/16/12 177 5:51:00 7:03:51
06/18/11 178 6:07:36 7:05:42
06/19/10 171 6:06:03 7:19:42
06/20/09 160 6:37:13 8:17:08
06/14/08 122 5:54:19 7:41:44
06/17/07 121 6:27:58 7:31:06
06/10/06 125 6:38:48 7:48:10
06/11/05 116 6:12:04 7:53:26
06/12/04 104 7:08:00 8:06:51
06/14/03 78 6:09:11 7:10:32
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.

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