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EHQ Valley Falls 6 & 12 Hour Race
May 7, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm$75 – $100
Test your endurance at the EHQ Valley Falls 6 & 12 Hour race! With 750′ of vertical gain per ~5.25-mile loop, it’s not an easy course!
Gravel service roads, single track trails, streams, rocky climbs, rolling trails, and of course the beautiful falls – this beautiful West Virginia state forest has a bit of everything!
Trails will be very clearly marked.
Course runs counterclockwise for 2022! (was clockwise for 2021)
- Race starts below Shelter 1 on the gravel road, running towards the park entrance.
- First .3 miles are an immediate incline on the paved entry road toward the entry of Deer Trail on the right. White blazes.
- Mile .3 to 1.5 are on a downhill gravel road before a sharp left to continue Deer Trail. White blazes.
- Mile 1.5 to 2.1 continue along Deer Trail before a sharp right and uphill climb on Red Fox. White to Red blazes.
- Mile 2.1 to 2.4 on Red Fox to the entry road, take a right up to the aid station. Red blazes to the road.
- From the aid station, cross the road toward the park exit and take left onto Wild Turkey. Road to Blue blazes.
- Wild Turkey is a short .1 mile uphill climb before a right turn onto Dogwood Trail. Rejoice! You’re now at the top of the course! Yellow blazes.
- Mile 2.6 to 3.4 are on Dogwood Trail before a left onto Rhododendron Trail. Yellow blazes to White blazes.
- Mile 3.4 to 5.25 are all on the downhill Rhododendron Trail to the gravel parking lot. Continue to Shelter 1 to complete the loop. White blazes.