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Mountain Trail Challenge Returns: Watoga

August 13, 2022

Mark your running calendar for August 13, 2022 for the return of the Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge Races Half Marathon and 5K.

The Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge Races bring trail runners to the park each August for a tough half marathon or a beautiful 5K race on shaded woodland trails. All proceeds benefit the park through the Watoga State Park Foundation. Come run our beautiful trails, meet friendly volunteers, and win prizes!

What You Should Know
Both races, the half marathon and the 5K, start and finish at the Beaver Creek Campground in Watoga State Park. The age groups are 14 and under, 15 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, and 70 +. Awards for each race: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd overall, male and female, plus 1st & 2nd in each age group, male and female. Finisher’s medal for half marathon challenge.

Half Marathon is Saturday August 13, 2022 8:30 a.m.
5K is Saturday August 13, 2022 8:40 a.m.

Race Resources
Links, maps, registration, fees, etc. are all found on the Watoga State Park Foundation website at https://www.watogafoundation.org/watoga-mountain-trail-challenge-races/

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