DC Area Race Calendar
Edison High School track
5801 Franconia Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22310 Map
The Blackwater Canyon Half Marathon is a point-to-point race. The trail is made of pavement, dirt, and crushed stone. The race course will descend about 1400′. The 9:00 am race start is located on the rail trail below First/Front Street in Thomas, WV. The race finish is in Parsons, WV. At 8:00 am, a bus will transport runners from Parsons to the race start in Thomas.
RACE ENTRY WILL CLOSE AT 200 RUNNERS!
C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock MD between Mile post 10 and 11 and finishes at the same place.
Sunday, September 19, 6:00 AM -7:45 AM, on site at C&O Canal Tow Path, Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD.
Start/Finish & Parking
-Directions to Parking can be found using Google Maps
-Parking is available in the parking area near the start/finish line.
-Five aid stations along the course.
-10 Mile runners pass aid stations five times.
-20 Miler pass aid stations ten times (approximately every two miles).
-Each aid station has water and Gatorade.
-First aid, course marshals, and bike support on the course as well.