New River Gorge Rim to Rim 10K
WhereFayetteville , WV - New River Gorge, Adventures on the Gorge
WhenMay 16, 2020- 7:00 AM
The Rim to Rim Race will be a running road race from one side of the New River Gorge to the other. This bucket list event will provide runners with breathtaking views throughout the course in the adventure sports capital of West Virginia, Fayetteville. Hosted by Adventures on the Gorge, racers will have access to resort amenities and finish at the rim side pool with a catered brunch.
The course will begin on the south side of the New River Gorge on Fayette Station Road, Route. 81. This event will take place on Route 81 Fayette Station Road, Burma Road, and Ames Heights Road. Racers should prepare for a decent of 1300 ft and a climb of 1300 ft with the steepest point being a 20% incline. The finish line will bring racers to the rim of the gorge with an overlook photo opportunity. Racers are welcome to walk the course but must maintain a 20 minute mile pace to complete the event during the allotted closed road timeframe.
About the area
The New River Gorge area encompasses 4 counties full of recreational opportunity. This event will take place close to the town of Fayetteville, WV. The area’s premier adventure resort, Adventures on the Gorge, has lodging options, restaurants, and a variety of guided outdoor activities.
$35 October 1-December 31
$40 January 1-March 15
$45 March 16-May 15
(April 30th – last day to guarantee event shirt)
$60 day of registration May 16
Registration opens October 1
Closed road course
Water station at mile 4
Bus transportation to the start line
Long sleeve t-shirt
Post race brunch