September 10th, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
Welcome to the 20th running of the Helvetia 10 Mountain Run! This year celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Helvetia Fair.
Experience the authenticity of a Swiss mountain community at the Helvetia 10k Mountain Run. This race is located in Helvetia, West Virginia of southern Randolph County and coincides with the Helvetia Fair.
This race follows portions of an original Swiss settlement trail and passes right through the center of Helvetia. Beginning in 1998, this event was Jody and Dan Lehmann’s first attempt at race directing and served as the inspiration for what has become WVMTR. Each year, this race’s t-shirt features a coat of arms from a different canton — or territory — of Switzerland. Be on the lookout for the heraldic animal of the bear, featured on the Canton of Bern’s flag, standing perennial guard over Clay Hill!