SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL CAPON VALLEY 50K RUN
MAY 16, 2015
Run for a cause. We can’t do it without you. Our past runs have raised over $97,000.00 for our community with funds going to the Capon Springs Volunteer Fire and Rescue, the Capon Valley Ruritan, and various other local charities. In addition to money being donated, we also distribute the extra supplies. All left over tee shirts are donated to CHILDREN AND RELATED CAMPS. The perishable foods are given to the Ruritan Club to distribute where needed in our community. The canned sodas and bottled water are given to the fire department to use for their next fund raiser. To all past runners, we depend on you to spread the word— please let your run clubs know about our run. If you haven’t run in our race, please take the time to see what we do to make this a great run!
We have a wonderful course of woodland trails filled with natural beauty. You will enjoy our breathtaking scenery and quiet country atmosphere. The course is hilly, and the footing is generally excellent – very runnable. There are a number of stream crossings, and just a few rocky areas. The trail contains only about 1 mile of pavement each way – to get from the Ruritan (base camp) to the trailhead and from the trailhead back to the Ruritan. It contains about 1/3 of a mile of pavement during the race, just before stop 3. Less than 2 miles of the course is on gravel roads. (More) Maps are available on race day, and the entire trail is clearly marked. Runner completion time limit is about 8 hours. This is a great run for first time marathoners and ultra runners.
RUNNER QUOTES: “We had an absolutely fantastic time… We have never run in such beautiful country… The most fun we’ve had in years… One of the most scenic runs I have ever run… Can’t say enough about the volunteers, friendliness, cheerfulness and support… Congratulations to you and your staff on another great event… Course was spectacular… Aid stations were most excellent… Great trail marking… My favorite run… We’ll be back every year… just a quick note to thank you for one of the most extraordinary experiences I’ve ever had. This was my first ultra, as well as my first trail run and I couldn’t be happier right now.”