Run for the Hills!

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

The Mountain Institute's sixth annual Run for the Hills! 5k & half-marathon will take place on Sunday, October 12th at the Spruce Knob Mountain Center. The event will take place in conjunction with The West Virginia Mountain Trail Runners' fifth 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 12, 2014
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.

*Sorry no pets at The Mountain Institute.

*There will be race day registration.

Registration Details:

Half Marathon only ...... $45.00, $50 after 9/21/14

5K only ................. $40.00, $45 after 9/21/14 

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 2013 results.

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