Run for the Hills!

Fri, 10/11/2013 - 9:00am - Sun, 10/13/2013 - 3:00pm

The Mountain Institute's fifth annual Run for the Hills! 5k & half-marathon will take place on Sunday, October 13th at the Spruce Knob Mountain Center. The event will take place in conjunction with The West Virginia Mountain Trail Runners' fourth annual West Virginia Trilogy - a 50K, 50 mile, and half-marathon spread over the 3-day weekend. TMI, in partnership with the West Virginia Mountain Trail Runners, will once again host these races to raise funds for the Spruce Knob Mountain Center. Held in the beautiful  Appalachian mountains near Spruce Knob, these two cross-country races will both challenge and inspire runners!




Sunday, October 13, 2013
Both races begin at 9:00 AM

The Mountain Institute's Spruce Knob Mountain Center
Please follow the directions at the bottom of this page.

*Please allow ample time to reach the Mountain Instutite. It is located in a remote area in Pendleton County. 
*We will not provide refunds for those that arrive late to the race or get lost.


Registration Details:
5K - $40, $45 after 9/13/13
Half Marathon - $45, $50 after 9/13/13

Registration fees include a night of camping and use of the Mountain Institute facilities, pasta dinner on Saturday night, breakfast on Sunday and a ticket to our GIANT picnic after Sunday's races, and a race t-shirt


Overall male and female finishers for 5K and Half Marathon
Top two in each age group - 17 and under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Click here for 2012 results.

For more information, please contact the Spruce Knob Mountain Center at (304) 567-2632 or email us at