Calendar of Events

This is a list of trail running events that may be of interest to VHTRC members. VHTRC-sponsored events are noted in the "Sponsor" column.

We do not list all running events here. But VHTRC members may suggest events. To do so, e-mail Quatro Hubbard.

Events must be on dirt trails or otherwise of particular interest to VHTRC members to be listed in the club's calendar. This is not a place to list road races.

(If you are looking for local road races, go to Washington Running Report or Race Packet. For national ultras try Ultrarunning Magazine. For national trail runs, try Trail Runner Magazine. )

Events that have occurred are on the calendar of past events.

Quatro Hubbard has overall responsibility for this calendar.

Date Event Description Place Sponsor
October 18, 2014 Medoc Trail Races
26 miles
Web site

Fairly flat and fast marathon and 10 mile races in Medoc Mountain State Park near Raleigh.

Hollister, NC Other
October 18, 2014 Uwharrie
100 miles
Web site

New 100 mile race, with a 100 km option, in the Uwharrie National Forest in central North Carolina.

Troy, NC Other
October 19, 2014 Tussey Mountainback
50 miles
Web site

Dirt road and pavement but previous participants speak highly of its beauty.

State College, PA Other
October 19, 2014 Mill Mountain Trail
Half Marathon
Web site

A 20km race on trails on Mill Mountain, overlooking Roanoke.

Roanoke, VA Other
October 25, 2014 Run Around The Gorge
40 miles
Web site

Two-day stage race in the New River gorge in West Virginia.

Fayettville, WV Other
October 25, 2014 Cactus Rose
100 miles
Web site

The VHTRC's Devon Kiernan is encouraging the Blue Train to come down and challenge this great, tough course.  Not a race for first-timers, or for needy ultrarunners.

Bandera, TX Other
October 25, 2014 Patapsco Valley
50 km
Web site

A new 50km on the trails of Patapsco Valley State Park Avalon Area, outside of Baltimore.  Brought to you by the VHTRC's Mario Raymond.

Baltimore, MD Other
October 25, 2014 Quad State Quad Buster
46 miles
Web site

You run in four states in one day. It's a long run over challenging trail - you will have to move with dispatch to finish in daylight. Entry is limited to VHTRC members. More Information

October 26, 2014 Fire on the Mountain
50 km
Web site

A challenging, scenic and largely isolated run on the beautiful trails of the Green Ridge State Forest in western Maryland. About 75 percent trails, primarily single-track, and about 25 percent logging road.

Flintstone, MD Other
November 1, 2014 Mountain Masochist
50 miles
Web site

Virginia's premier fall ultrarunning event is still going strong, even with David no longer in charge. A tough, "long" course in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.  Be alert for spring signup, as this race fills quickly.

Lynchburg, VA Other