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New River Gorge Rim to Rim 10K

Saturday May 15th, 2021

Lansing, WV

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The New River Gorge Rim to Rim 10K 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 Fayette Station Road and finish at Adventures on the Gorge. 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 time frame.

Racer Perks
Closed road course
Water station at mile 4
Bus transportation to the start line
Finisher medal
Long sleeve t-shirt
Post-race brunch

Registration Fees

May 1-Sept 30 $45
October 1-December 31 $50
January 1-March 15 $55
March 16-May 14 $60
April 15th – Last day to guarantee an event shirt
May 15 – Registration available at the event $65

Packet Pickup:
Friday, May 14, 2021 packet pick up will take place between 5-7PM at Adventures on the Gorge. Packets can also be picked up the morning of the race between 7am-7:15am.

Race day itinerary:
Racers need to checking in at 7am. More detailed times will be established based on registration numbers.

Proceeds benefit Active Southern West Virginia which offers free physical activity programs within communities, elementary schools, local government, and workplaces in Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, and Summers counties.

Thank you to our sponsors;
Adventures On The Gorge (with great lodging options)
Endurance Headquarters - fueling our race
The Freefolk Brewery - medal design and production
Canyon Rim Rotary Club

And supporting organizations;
Fayetteville Fire Department
Fayette County Sheriff's office
New River Gorge National River
West Virginia Department of Highways
Friends of New River

For additional information, please review the event webpage here - Active SWV 2021 New River Gorge Rim to Rim 10K

Race Distances

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Places to Stay

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Start Location

219 Chestnutburg Rd, Lansing, WV

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