FIFTH ANNUAL

DIRTY DOG 15K TRAIL RUN

May 17, 2008

9:00 AM

Kanawha State Forest
Charleston, West Virginia

Sponsored by:
WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUNNERS

Charity:
Kanawha Trestle Rail Trail
via The West Virginia Trail Coalition
and
Kanawha/Charleston Humane Association

Series:
Trail Runner Magazine's 2008 TROPHY SERIES
and
 2008 Mountain State Trail Run Series

COURSE:

The 15k trail run is a challenging mix of single track mountainous trail and unimproved dirt road. The course includes two long climbs and several sections of rolling ridge lines.  There are rocks, roots and wet stuff.  Your "dogs" will get dirty! 

AID:

Aid stations stocked with water (for humans and canines) and sport drink (humans only) will be located at mile 2.2, 4.7, 6.5 and the finish.  A selection of fruit and baked goods (and dog treats) will replenish you at the finish. 

***AWARDS:

OVERALL MALE

OVERALL FEMALE

TOP DOG

MALE 19 & Younger

FEMALE 19 & Younger

MALE 20 - 29

FEMALE 20 - 29

MALE 30 - 39

FEMALE 30 - 39

MALE 40 - 49

FEMALE 40 - 49

MALE 50 - 59

FEMALE 50 - 59

MALE 60 & Older

FEMALE 60 & Older

1st, 2nd & 3rd  place

1st, 2nd & 3rd  place

1st place

1st place

1st place

1st & 2nd place

1st & 2nd place

1st & 2nd place

1st & 2nd place

1st & 2nd place

1st & 2nd place

1st & 2nd place

1st & 2nd place

1st place

1st place

REGISTRATION:

Pre-registration for the DIRTY DOG 15K TRAIL RUN is $20 if postmarked by May 10, 2008 and $25 thereafter.  Race day registration will be from 7:30 to 8:30 am.  Beautiful technical t-shirt guaranteed first 150 registrants.  ENTRY BLANK

PRIZE DRAWING:

Bring one of the listed pet care supplies to be donated to the Kanawha/Charleston Humane Association and be entered in the prize drawing.  Must be present to win.
-Clay kitty litter
-Bleach 
-Laundry detergent
-Cat, kitten, puppy and dog food (dry and canned)
-Dog collars and leashes 
-Dog and cat toys 

RUN WITH THE DOGS:

Registered runners may run with their dogs during the race.  Dogs and their runners must start in the back. Dogs must be on a leash for the first mile and stay within eyesight of the runner for the WHOLE race.  Special Award to the Top Dog!

CAMPING:

Forty-six camping sites are available at Kanawha State Forest for $18 to $24 per site.  For more information click Kanawha State Forest. 

***SERIES:

Trail Runner magazine announces its 2008 TROPHY SERIES, a United States and Canada point series of over 120 selected trail races (from March 1 to September 30). All participants racing in the DIRTY DOG 15K TRAIL RUN will be automatically entered in the Trophy Series.  Please visit www.trailrunnermag.com for details.

The Mountain State Trail Run Series is a collection of trail runs for 2008. These races will take you to some wild and wonderful places in  West Virginia. The variety of courses will challenge you to some exciting trail running.  So mark you calendar and plan to run them all! The West Virginia Mountain Trail Runners are coordinating the MSTR Series.

To enter the MSTR Series participants must complete a separate registration form. You may enter at any time. Once entered you are registered for the entire Series. Points will not be awarded retroactively. Registration will be available on race day or they may be printed and mailed to WVMTR,  PO Box 18, Helvetia, WV 26224.

DIRECTIONS:

Click here for directions to Kanawha State Forest.  See course map for parking.

QUESTIONS:

Feel free to contact Daniel Todd at dantoddruns@gmail.com or 304-741-3531.

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